Riyadh Khalaf


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Riyadh Khalaf is a TV and radio broadcaster, YouTube content creator, author, podcast host and LGBTQ+ activist. This quick-witted powerhouse has shown time and time again that nothing is out of reach with hard work and determination.

Best known for fronting the ground-breaking BBC documentary series ‘Queer Britain', his YouTube channel has amassed over 50 million views with viral videos being featured on BuzzFeed, MTV, CNN, BBC, Channel 4, Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, E! News, and The Guardian. Riyadh presents BBC Radio 1’s hit comedy podcast ‘Unexpected Fluids’, which had its second sold out run at Edinburgh Fringe and was nominated for a British Podcast Award in 2019. In the same year his first book titled ‘Yay! You’re Gay! Now What?’ was released in the UK, US and Australia becoming a number-one bestseller on Amazon. Earlier this year Riyadh launched his production company The Hook Media and Bumble Bizz announced him as one of London’s 50 most inspirational people.