Benjamin Gallagher

Queer Orlando Lifestyle Blog

PRIDE month is over, but we are still having conversations about the LGBTQ+ community. Check out the Being Seen Podcast! Being Seen is an in-depth exploration of culture’s role in resolving the tension between how we are seen and how we see ourselves. Focused on the gay and queer Black male experience, Being Seen is …

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Last week, I shared an article called “My Ballroom ‘House Father’ Made Me the Man I Am Today” by Sydney Baroque on my Instagram channel. Baroque is a Journalist and Co-Executive Producer on HBO Max’s competition reality show, Legendary. In the article, Baroque shared a young man’s story about family and Queer pride. The piece …

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Thank you to everyone who showed up at the Artists and Authors event! I had a wonderful time speaking to everyone about their art and creative processes.Click here to view the Zine we created for your viewing pleasure! Also, thank you to the Center and the Winter Park Library for hosting this event. I’m grateful …

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On June 17th, I will be speaking on a panel of LGBTQ+ Artists and Authors. I am honored to be a part of this project as a Queer storyteller. Join us as we celebrate our identity and self-expression through art and words. The event is intended for people ages 11-18. All participants are invited to …

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I waited a long time to feel this good about myself. No, let me correct that statement. I worked really hard to feel this good about myself. The storms passed but not without someone there to hold the umbrella. Through rain and shine, God preserved a piece of myself to give back to the world.

“Boy Act Love Give” By Benjamin Gallagher This year I vow to become an active member of the LGBTQ community, both local and global. Love and Compassion makes a family. Everyone deserves the chance to find one. Luckily, every organization needs a volunteer! Helping others build their outreach will bring Orlando closer together. Here are three …

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