Tiq Milan is the Senior Media Strategist of National News at GLAAD. Before joining GLAAD, Tiq was a staff member of the Hetrick-Martin Institute. He was featured in a national media campaign for the It Gets Better Project, is a contributing author to the upcoming anthology Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, and is the Co-Chair for the LGBT taskforce of the National Association of Black Journalists. He has done on-air interviews for CNN Reliable Sources, BlackEnterprise.com, Al Jazeera America and MTV. He has penned articles for BET.com, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, The Source, Vibe and others on issues facing the LGBT movement. Tiq is the former editor-in-chief of IKONS magazine, an LGBT pop culture magazine, and has been a freelance music journalist for several years. He documented his transition in the films U People and Realness.