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Tyler Oakley on the ‘game-changing’ rise of queer YouTubers and the importance of being yourself

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Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.


Tyler Oakley isn’t tired of the internet yet.

It’s been more than a decade since the 30-year-old created his YouTube channel — which now has nearly 7.5 million subscribers — and over the years he’s made hundreds of videos, encouraging aspiring creators to share their own experiences online, too.

One of the first openly gay YouTubers to…

Tyler Oakley on the ‘game-changing’ rise of queer YouTubers and the importance of being yourself

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Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.


Tyler Oakley isn’t tired of the internet yet.

It’s been more than a decade since the 30-year-old created his YouTube channel — which now has nearly 7.5 million subscribers — and over the years he’s made hundreds of videos, encouraging aspiring creators to share their own experiences online, too.

One of the first openly gay YouTubers to…

Tyler Oakley on the ‘game-changing’ rise of queer YouTubers and the importance of being yourself

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Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.


Tyler Oakley isn’t tired of the internet yet.

It’s been more than a decade since the 30-year-old created his YouTube channel — which now has nearly 7.5 million subscribers — and over the years he’s made hundreds of videos, encouraging aspiring creators to share their own experiences online, too.

One of the first openly gay YouTubers to…

Tyler Oakley on the ‘game-changing’ rise of queer YouTubers and the importance of being yourself

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Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.


Tyler Oakley isn’t tired of the internet yet.

It’s been more than a decade since the 30-year-old created his YouTube channel — which now has nearly 7.5 million subscribers — and over the years he’s made hundreds of videos, encouraging aspiring creators to share their own experiences online, too.

One of the first openly gay YouTubers to…

Tyler Oakley on the ‘game-changing’ rise of queer YouTubers and the importance of being yourself

TwitterFacebook

Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.


Tyler Oakley isn’t tired of the internet yet.

It’s been more than a decade since the 30-year-old created his YouTube channel — which now has nearly 7.5 million subscribers — and over the years he’s made hundreds of videos, encouraging aspiring creators to share their own experiences online, too.

One of the first openly gay YouTubers to…

Tyler Oakley on the ‘game-changing’ rise of queer YouTubers and the importance of being yourself

TwitterFacebook

Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.


Tyler Oakley isn’t tired of the internet yet.

It’s been more than a decade since the 30-year-old created his YouTube channel — which now has nearly 7.5 million subscribers — and over the years he’s made hundreds of videos, encouraging aspiring creators to share their own experiences online, too.

One of the first openly gay YouTubers to…

Tyler Oakley on the ‘game-changing’ rise of queer YouTubers and the importance of being yourself

TwitterFacebook

Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.


Tyler Oakley isn’t tired of the internet yet.

It’s been more than a decade since the 30-year-old created his YouTube channel — which now has nearly 7.5 million subscribers — and over the years he’s made hundreds of videos, encouraging aspiring creators to share their own experiences online, too.

One of the first openly gay YouTubers to…

More than 400 people arrested in climate change protest turning London’s bridges into gardens

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Extinction Rebellion is a London climate change protest, causing traffic disruptions by occupying various public spaces – like Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge.

The goal is to see British government declare an ecological emergency and take immediate action to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2025. Read more…

More about London, Mashable Video, Protests, Activists, and Climate Change

7 inspirational tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. on the anniversary of his assassination

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51 years ago today, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. But he continues to inspire change and empower people to fight injustice. 

On the anniversary of his assassination, you’re likely to see more of his quotes than usual, which of course, is inspiring. But it’s important to remember to go beyond the tweets and shares and put those words into action

Here are seven tweets from…

March For Our Lives exhibit sends Congress a poignant message about gun violence

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The March For Our Lives activists have a message so big, you can’t miss it. And neither can Congress, we hope.

On March 26, the activists installed a gun violence art exhibit called “One Week in America” on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol. 

In a Twitter thread, Matt Deitsch, the organization’s co-founder and chief strategist, explains the thinking behind each component of the installation. A sign reading “Your Complacency Kills Us” is directed to Congress, he explains, and in the exhibit’s…