(b. July 14 in Buffalo, New York
) is a writer, public speaker, activist, and strategic media consultant. He is currently a national spokesperson for GLAAD
and the former senior media strategist of national news at GLAAD
. Prior to his current roles, he was a mentor and teacher at the Hetrick-Martin Institute
, an LGBTQ youth nonprofit organization in NYC. His advocacy, LGBT activism
, and journalism has been recognized nationally.