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Vlogger David Levitz Offers Some Good Advice On How To Be Gay In College: VIDEO

David levitz on how to be gay in college

Back in 2012, YouTube vlogger David Levitz offered advice on how to be gay in high school.

Almost two years later, Levitz is back to offer tips on how to be gay in college.

This time around, he advises that new students should “join student groups and once again not necessarily LGBT student groups” and stay safe when going out to clubs.


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  1. It's true. Be friends with people besides just other gay people. Self segregation for no reason is dumb. Also, I didn't really get much out of my college's gay-straight alliance, but other activities were fun and informative and I made many lifelong friends.

    Posted by: Yup | Jun 24, 2014 11:08:00 AM

  2. Yay David!

    Posted by: Will | Jun 24, 2014 11:24:31 AM

  3. Dude should edit himself just a bit. Sometimes it is a good idea to hold back some of that enthusiasm.

    Posted by: Jay | Jun 24, 2014 11:28:14 AM

  4. The hubris of youth that they think they know anything

    Posted by: Perry | Jun 24, 2014 11:45:30 AM

  5. Less caffeine.

    Posted by: BobN | Jun 24, 2014 11:46:32 AM

  6. For one thing Perry, get a life. You b*tch and moan about everything in the comments sections. You are a pathetic human being and this guy is a million times the man you'll ever be and probably knows more than you'll ever know, you bitter troll. Second, IF you actually looked at the video he clearly states in the first 10 seconds, he said it wasn't an all-inclusive list and was just his ADVICE based on his experience.

    Posted by: BETTY | Jun 24, 2014 12:05:08 PM

  7. David doesn't need to edit himself - this is just David being David (if you think he's enthusiastic now, you should see him after a show or on caffeine.
    Yes, I'm a subscriber - I watch pretty much everything he and Neil McNeil post.

    Posted by: Aaron Akins | Jun 24, 2014 12:05:23 PM

  8. Many people tend to speak a little too quickly on video, be it via nerves or whatever. So I'll overlook that and the sweetly excess enthusiasm that can also come from nerves or just youth. He's offering useful advice and he's freaking adorable.

    Posted by: Zlick | Jun 24, 2014 12:38:05 PM

  9. the best advice i could give to any closeted guys going to college is to not begin in it the closet. going to college means finding out who you are, and no longer telling all the stifling lies you told "back home" - i went to university twice. both times, of course, fully Out from day one. it meant i was respected - people accept what you present, and if you present as a confident and secure openly-gay guy you will command respect as one.

    Levitz is AWESOME, and he's gonna help a lot of people with this. good on ya, mate!

    Posted by: Little Kiwi | Jun 24, 2014 12:40:40 PM

  10. David is adorable. He should do a video called "How to Make Videos About Really General 'How-To' Topics Where You Just Talk About Yourself" and then maybe he could then follow it up with a series on "How To Submit Your Video to Mainstream Outlets and Drive YouTube Views and Collect Big Paychecks By Doing So and Pretend That Wasn't the Entire Point of the Video".

    This kid looks like a leading man yet he also makes videos about learning to accept your looks... like he's somebody who doesn't get a million comments about how "cuuuuuuuute" he is. It's just kind of ridiculous and it's why I can't really enjoy YouTube anymore, the community of vloggers have changed. These baby gays are all obsessed with any level of fame (being the gay BFF on to a Bravo Housewife is a dream goal) and they do product placement now and everything is about cross-collaborations with OTHER popular YouTubers. If they actually made a video about all the effort they put into their seemingly "on the fly" videos and all perks/money they get making these stupid videos, THAT would be something worth watching.

    Posted by: Chris | Jun 24, 2014 12:43:23 PM

  11. Some older gay commenters may view David's comments negatively, but I think his messages are well-received by most of the gay community, and by younger gays in particular. I know I would have survived my teen years and early adulthood more positively if I had had someone like David sharing his messages. But, back in the early 70s, such messages were few, or didn't easily come to one's awareness (like they can today). Come on, folks, let's support the next gay generation. Their world is far different than ours was. I look at what they are doing and how they are living and applaud them for their openness and honesty.

    Posted by: Hawthorne | Jun 24, 2014 12:54:13 PM

  12. CHRIS - you should put yourself on youtube and show what you want people to see. If you think you have messages that would be better, you should share them. The way this guy is. So, can we expect to see a video from you by the end of the day?

    Posted by: Little Kiwi | Jun 24, 2014 1:15:43 PM

  13. cute but needs to cut back on the coffee

    Posted by: Moz's | Jun 24, 2014 1:41:15 PM

  14. He's sincere, cute, and most important, trying to help others by sharing his experiences. Why all the bitchy point scoring against him? Are these just anti-gay trolls, or is our community that devoid of collegiality?

    Posted by: MikeMick | Jun 24, 2014 2:03:48 PM

  15. Chris: A lot of models and actress/actors who are adored by thousands of fans or live of their beauty have problems to accept their bodies, so frankly i don't understand your comment at all

    Posted by: jjose712 | Jun 24, 2014 2:27:38 PM

  16. Attention whores. Sorry, but give me a break. Maybe if "young gays" didn't have it so easy, they (like everyone else in their generation) would have a little character and not be so insanely vapid.

    Posted by: Samuel | Jun 24, 2014 8:01:57 PM

  17. Youtube only likes shiny white gay males.

    It's VERY oft-putting how the whole gay rights movement its social media ties are squarely centered on the gay white male experience. I'm young myself and have been involved in many protests for gay rights - but unless you are white, male and gay - YOU GET NO RESPECT, NO VALIDATION - Nothing.

    Sigh....U F**ks

    Posted by: Antiwhite | Jun 24, 2014 8:07:16 PM

  18. SAMUEL and ANTIWHITE need to get the chips of THEIR shoulders!It's sad how bitter you are.

    Posted by: MATTROCKS | Jun 25, 2014 12:05:41 PM

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