About Mathew K. Rodriguez

Mathew Rodriguez is a queer, Latino, New York city-based award-winning journalist, essayist and activist. He is currently a staff writer for Mic and is the former community editor for TheBody.com. His writing has been featured in Slate, The Advocate, Refinery 29, Modern Loss and more. He has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential youth in America by POZ Magazine on their annual POZ 100 list. HIV Equal named him one of the top 10 most captivating voices of 2014 and Mused Magazine named him one of 2014’s Top 10 Game-Changers. He is also a renowned speaker who has addressed audiences nationally and internationally at the New York Public Library, Times Square, the Apollo Theatre and the International AIDS Conference. He is a member of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Association of Health Care Journalists.


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