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Tyler Oakley          

YouTube Personality & New York Times Bestselling Author; LGBTQ+ Youth Advocate

Tyler Oakley is an American YouTuber, activist, and author. Much of Oakley's activism has been dedicated to LGBTQ+ youth, LGBT rights, as well as social issues including health care, education, and the prevention of suicide among LGBT youth. Oakley regularly posts material on various topics, including queer politics, pop culture, and humor.

Oakley began making videos in 2007. Since uploading his first video while a freshman at Michigan State University, his channel has received over 675 million views and gained over 7.5 million subscribers. He is a former member of the successful collaboration channel "5AwesomeGays," where he produced the Friday video for over three years. Currently, he is described as having "one of the loudest voices on YouTube," and Bloomberg defines him as a "YouTube sensation." As of June 2019 he has more than 6.2 million followers on Twitter and 6.1 million on Instagram.

He co-hosted a weekly pop-culture news update – "Top That!" – with Becca Frucht for PopSugar. He posts regularly on several social networking sites, including: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram.

He also was the host of The Tyler Oakley Show. The show aired weekly on Ellen DeGeneres’ ellentube platform. He was named one of Forbes' 2017 30 under 30.

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Davey Wavey And Tyler Oakley Explain '25 Ways To Know You're ...

(Note: The above video contains sexual language) It seems Internet YouTube celebs Davey Wavey and Tyle Oakley have gone down under together.

Pop Culture News With Tyler Oakley | March 29, 2013

Welcome to the first episode of Top That! YouTube's own Tyler Oakley and POPSUGAR's Becca Frucht are bringing you this week's pop culture cheat sheet on ...

It Is Time to Take YouTube’s Tyler Oakley Seriously

It’s the curse of the YouTube personality. Amass over 20 million fans across various platforms, have an audience with Barack Obama, and appear on the cover of a major magazine and still leave most of the country hearing your name and wondering, “Who?”

Tyler Oakley, YouTube Star at VidCon 2015 : People.com

Watch Tyler Oakley's Vine "Hi #VidCon, it me." taken on 23 July 2015. It has 0 likes. Vine is the best way to see and share life in motion. Create short, beautiful ...

YouTube Star Tyler Oakley Comes To MSU

The Innovate State Speaker Series at MSU announces a new addition to this year’s lineup: YouTube superstar Tyler Oakley.

Tyler Oakley Got A-list Celebrities To Dramatically Read Kanye’s Tweets

Kanye West is unavoidable at the moment. If he’s not removing every single one of his performances from YouTube, attacking deadmau5 on Twitter or being involved with THAT hashtag, is there anywhere we can actually avoid Kanye Fever? Well, for celebrities on the Oscars Red Carpet last weekend, Tyler Oakley had a unique challenge lined up for them which deserves it’s own Kanye-themed-Oscar nomination.

YouTube Star Tyler Oakley Signs With WME (Exclusive) | Hollywood ...

The LGBT activist is planning to launch a production company.

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