Josh Helfgott

Josh Helfgott
Josh Helfgott is an LGBTQ Advocate known for his educational and inspirational “Gay News” videos. He posted his first video to YouTube in 2011 and deleted it the next day. During quarantine, he posted a TikTok and now has over 3.8 million followers and 450,000 on Instagram. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cornell University and was raised by two loving mothers in New York.

    Scheduled Appearances

    Friday • June 24, 2022

    Community TrackASL Interpreters Present

    LGBTQ+ Represent!

    We’re here, we’re queer, we’re online! Join us as we discuss LGBTQ+ representation in the digital space. How is digital media changing to include diverse voices and what still need

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Discover Stage Presented by TikTok
    • Cristian Dennis
    • V Spehar (UnderTheDeskNews)
    • Josh Helfgott
    • MacDoesIt
    • Miguel F Pena
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    Saturday • June 25, 2022

    Creator TrackCreator Certification

    is #SponCon stil taboo?

    Join Josh Helfgott as they talk about whether or not they think audiences actually care whether or not they do sponsored content, or if this generation of digital consumers underst

    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Room 255
    • Josh Helfgott

    Saturday • June 25, 2022

    Community Track

    Pride Online

    Join us as we celebrate how social media has elevated the queer community, providing a platform for LGBTQ+ voices while mass media tries to catch up.

    04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Room 208
    • Matt Bernstein (mattxiv)
    • Kat Blaque
    • Josh Helfgott
    • Nikki Garza
    • Beck Canote
      (SVP, Strategy at Electric Monster)
    • Naomiheartsxo
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