Tyler Ford is an award-winning agender writer, speaker, performer, and media personality 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 26-year-old uses their unstoppable voice, passion, and heart to uplift and advocate for queer and trans individuals worldwide.
Tyler made their television debut as a contender on Oxygen's The Glee Project 2 and has since appeared on MTV, Access Hollywood, and The Feels. They star as Prince in Tegan and Sara's "Faint of Heart" music video, and voice Milo on Amazon's Danger & Eggs (coming June 2017).