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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Tyler Oakley

Finalist in YouTuber of the Year

About Tyler Oakley

YouTuber and activist icon, Tyler Oakley has been helping “You Dare To Be You" by broadcasting candid vlogs often centered around social issues, including LGBT rights, suicide prevention, and bullying. His pop culture comedy vlogs feature Q&As, travel takeovers, YouTuber collaborations, and celebrity interviews with the likes of Michelle Obama and One Direction. In 2015, with 8 million+ subscribers and more than a half billion views, Tyler appeared as a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, toured in promotion of his new book Binge, and released his feature documentary Snervous, starring himself and best friend and YouTuber Korey Kuhl.

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