Bryan Safi is an Emmy Award-winning writer and performer living in Los Angeles. He is the writer and host of That’s Gay, a segment that looks at gay issues and stereotypes and how they’re portrayed by the clueless media. Safi and the segment were included in Out Magazine’s “Out 100” – their collection of the 100 gay men, women and transgender people who made it a year to remember – and That’s Gay was also a 2010 Webby honoree. The segment is also regularly featured on the front pages of The Huffington Post, Andrew Sullivan, Ted Casablanca’s The Awful Truth on E!, and Entertainment Weekly’s PopWatch.
In addition to infoMania, Bryan‘s written for Joan Rivers, was a staff writer at The Ellen DeGeneres Show, for which he won an Emmy Award, and a staff writer for the comedy website Funny or Die, creating web series’ for Will Ferrell, Jack McBrayer and Richard Jenkins. He’s also a blogger for The Huffington Post and regularly performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.
“The arbiter of all things gay” – Huffington Post
“As the creator and host of That’s Gay, Bryan Safi uses humor to raise awareness of homophobia in popular culture. Fearless, in that he takes on equally homophobic gay-endorsed gay pandering and hip-hop’s use of no-homo, Safi takes folks to task without preaching” – OUT Magazine
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