VIDEO: Joey Graceffa talks coming out: "I want people to not feel so alone"


24-year-old Joey Graceffa has garnered over 600 million views with his two YouTube channels in which he uploads a video every day about his life. On May 16, 2015, he released a song & music video called "Don't Wait," in which Graceffa's character falls in love with another man. Two days later, on May 18, Graceffa came out as gay in a YouTube video. On May 19, he released a memoir entitled In Real Life: My Journey to a Pixelated World where he talks about his road to self-acceptance.

In an interview with GLAAD, Graceffa talks candidly about why he came out through a music video, the responses he received, and how he gathered up the courage to write about his relationship with his mother and coming out.

Watch GLAAD's interview here: