10 LGBTQ+ YouTubers You Need to Follow Right Now

by Timothy Rawles

EDGE Media Network Contributor

Saturday February 11, 2023
Originally published on February 6, 2023

10 LGBTQ+ YouTubers You Need to Follow Right Now

YouTube seems to have bridged the gap between pay cable and free TV. With over 51 million channels on the platform, there is something for everyone, and for LGBTQ+ people that opens up a lot of potential for queer representation.

As these channels are hosted by real people there are millions of different ways to find out what makes each creator sexy, whether it be their physiques, personalities, or depth of conversation. Based on that criterion, we have gathered together some popular channels with some of the most attractive LGBTQ+ hosts on the platform.

Joel Wood

This London-based YouTuber is also an accomplished voice-over actor. His uploads are mostly about his life, his relationship with his rugby-plating boyfriend, and his travels. Along with his stand-alone channel, Wood also co-hosts "Those Two Brits" with his best friend Lia Hatzakis.

Shaun T

One of the great things about Shaun's channel is that along with his fitness advice, he also takes time out to have a little fun, documenting family road trips and interviewing celebrity guests. He developed the popular "Insanity" exercise program, but he also speaks on issues of mental health.

Keegan Hirst

Keegan is the boyfriend of Joel Wood. He is also a professional rugby player. His channel is devoted to talking about the sport, health, and wellness. In 2015, Hirst came out as gay which makes him the first out British professional rugby player to do so. He also has a podcast called "The Hirst Locker." In 2022, the sports star began dating Wood.

Joey Graceffa

Joey Graceffa is a bit of a YouTube sensation. He not only has his regular channel but two other successful channels: a gaming channel and one for reactions. Along with being a YouTube star, the 31-year-old is also an author, actor, and singer. Recently, on Instagram, he posted pictures of his newly sculpted body which he says took 30 days and a lot of hard work to accomplish.

Kat Blaque

Kat Blaque started her YouTube career back in 2005. From there, her platform has grown and become a well-recognized place for discussions about race, gender, and social issues. Along with having conversations about her personal experiences as a trans woman, she also loves to riff on movies, music, and other things that embody pop culture.

Tom Daley

British Olympic diver Tom Daley is more than a sportsman. He also loves to knit and work out. All three of these things are showcased on his YouTube channel including vlogs with his husband Dustin Lance Black. He sometimes takes viewers with him on fun excursions like Raging Waters in Los Angeles or gives health tips on things like sleeping or stretching.

PJ and Thomas

If you like home renovations mixed into your lifestyle content, meet PJ and Thomas also known as the "Property Lovers." This handsome couple not only show viewers their home renovation skills but allow them into their lives as dads and husbands. Playful and humorous this duo is the epitome of the phrase "relationship goals."

Matt and Blue

You may remember Matt Dallas from his days playing the lead character on "Kyle XY." You may also remember when Perez Hilton outed him on the Howard Stern Show, a claim he denied at the time. Dallas eventually came out publicly and married musician Blue Hamilton. They chronicle their lives as entertainers and dads on the channel which I often humorous and insightful.

Brad Mondo

When it comes to hair, there might not be any YouTuber more knowledgeable than Brad Mondo. He has seen it all. On his channel, Mondo reacts to hair disasters with advice on how to do things correctly. As an entrepreneur, he has created his own successful brand of hair color. Subscribers will not only get a kick out of his commentary but can also click on educational videos with tons of advice for the follicly challenged.

Bretman Rock

This Filipino beauty influencer from Hawaii has already received over 500M views on his channel. At only 24, Rock has built up quite a social media following. He also has the distinction of being the first male model on the cover of Playboy. Along with his YouTube channel, Rock has been an MTV personality and also competed in the jungle survival web series "Days With: Bretman Rock."