Tyler Ford is an award-winning nonbinary advocate, writer, and speaker, whose creative and critical writing on queer and trans identity inspires, comforts, and challenges a diverse spectrum of audiences. Crowned one of Dazed’s 100 visionary talents shaping youth culture in 2016, and writing for publications including the Guardian, Poetry Magazine, Rookie, V Magazine, and MTV ; Tyler’s sphere of influence is wide, reaching hundreds of thousands of people and helping LGBTQ+ folks feel more equipped to express themselves with confidence. From SXSW to Columbia University to Stadtkuratorin Hamburg, Tyler's speaking engagements and performances are known to galvanize and educate. Recently honored at the Village Voice Pride Awards as the "young person who best represents the future of LGBTQ+ advancement," the 27-year-old uses their unstoppable voice, passion, and heart to uplift and advocate for queer and trans individuals worldwide. Tyler was a Grand Marshal at New York City Pride in June 2018 and is currently Deputy Editor at Condé Nast's LGBTQ+ platform, them.

Tyler made their television debut as a contender on Oxygen's The Glee Project 2 and has since appeared on MTV, PBS, The Feels, and in Tegan and Sara's music video, "Faint of Heart." Tyler is the voice behind Milo on Amazon's Danger & Eggs.

Tyler's published work can be found here. For business & media inquiries and/or to book Tyler to speak, contact them at tywrent at gmail.

 Tyler as NYC Pride 2018 Grand Marshal. Photo by  D. Strutt , June 2018    

Tyler as NYC Pride 2018 Grand Marshal. Photo by D. Strutt, June 2018