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List of LGBT YouTubers

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This list of notable LGBT YouTubers includes YouTubers who publicly identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or otherwise part of the LGBT community.

Name Nationality Orientation(s) & identification(s) Associated channels Ref.
Anna Akana American Queer, bisexual Anna Akana [1]
Alex Bertie British Transgender, pansexual TheRealAlexBertie [2]
Andrea Russett American Bisexual Andrea Russett [3][4]
Anthony Amorim American Gay AnthonyAmorim [5]
Blaire White American Transgender Blaire White [6]
Brendan Jordan American Genderfluid Brendan Jordan [7]
Bria Kam American Lesbian BriaAndChrissy, briakam [8]
Bryan Odell American Queer BryanStars [9]
Calum McSwiggan British Gay eatgaylove [10]
Chrissy Chambers American Lesbian BriaAndChrissy, Lesbian Love [8]
Connor Franta American Gay ConnorFranta, More Connor, our2ndlife [11]
David K. Smith British Gay ProfessorDaveatYork [12]
Dodie Clark British Bisexual doddleoddle, doddlevloggle, dodieVEVO [13]
Doug Armstrong British Gay Epiphanized, Doug's Life [14]
Elijah Daniel American Gay Elijah and Christine, Elijah & Christine etc [15]
Eva Gutowski American Bisexual MyLifeAsEva, VLOGTOWSKI [16]
Gabrielle Diana Canadian Transgender GABZY [17]
Gigi Gorgeous Canadian Lesbian, transgender Gigi Gorgeous [18][19]
Gregory Brown Canadian Gay AsapSCIENCE, Greg and Mitch [20]
Hannah Hart American Lesbian My Drunk Kitchen, MyHarto, yourharto [21]
Harry Brewis British Bisexual Hbomberguy, Hbomberguy Live [22]
Ingrid Nilsen American Lesbian Ingrid Nilsen [23]
Jack Baran American Gay thatsojack [24]
James Charles American Gay James Charles [25]
Jazz Jennings American Transgender, pansexual Jazz Jennings [26]
Jeffree Star American Gay, Androgynous Jeffree Star [27]
Jeffrey Marsh American Genderqueer Official Jeffrey Marsh [28]
Jim Sterling British Bisexual Jim Sterling [29]
Jimmy Fowlie American Gay jimmyfowlie [30]
Joey Graceffa American Gay Joey Graceffa [31]
Kat Blaque American Transgender Kat Blaque, Kat Blaque Rants [32]
King Russell American Gay Kingsley [33]
Laci Green American Bisexual lacigreen [34]
Lilly Singh Canadian Bisexual IISuperwomanII [35]
Lucas Cruikshank American Gay FЯED, Lucas, More Lucas [36]
Manuel Gutierrez American Gay Manny Mua [37]
Max Emerson American Gay max emerson [38]
Meg Turney American Bisexual Meg Turney [13]
Michael Buckley American Gay Buck Hollywood, The New Michael Buckley Channel [39]
Nikita Dragun American Transgender Nikita Dragun [40]
Mitch Grassi American Gay PTXOfficial, SUPERFRUIT [41]
Mitchell Moffit Canadian Gay AsapSCIENCE, Greg and Mich, Mitchell Moffit [20]
Natalie Wynn American Transgender, bisexual ContraPoints, ContrapointsLive [42][43]
Ricky Dillon American Asexual Ricky Dillon [44]
Ben J. Pierce American Gay, queer BennySounds, KidPOV [45]
Rose Ellen Dix British Lesbian Rose Ellen Dix, TheRoxetera, Let's Play Games [46]
Rosie Spaughton British Bisexual TheRoxetera, Let's Play Games [46]
Sammy Paul British Bisexual Sammy Paul [47]
Sam Tsui American Gay TheSamTsui [48]
Scott Hoying American Gay PTXOfficial, SUPERFRUIT [49]
Shane Dawson American Bisexual Shane, Shane Dawson TV, Human Emoji [50]
Shannon Beveridge American Lesbian Nowthisisliving [51][52]
Stef Sanjati Canadian Transgender Stef Sanjati [53]
Thomas Sanders American Gay Thomas Sanders, Roxas424 [54]
TJ Kirk American Bisexual TJ Kirk, The Drunken Peasants Podcast, Deep Fat Fried [55]
Todrick Hall American Gay todrickhall [56]
Trevor Moran American Gay Trevor Moran, our2ndlife [57]
Troye Sivan Australian-South African Gay Troye Sivan, TroyeSivanVEVO [58]
Tuure Boelius Finnish Gay Tuure Boelius [59]
Tyler Oakley American Gay Tyler Oakley, extratyler [60]

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