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Mathew Rodriguez

New York, NY
Staff Writer — INTO
Covers:  feminism, hiv, race, health, pop culture, queer health, lgbt issues, aids

Staff Writer, Mic News. NYUstudent. Modern Loss Editor. Caramel & focused. Opinions are mine, no one else wanted them.

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Mathew Rodriguez is a Staff Writer at Mic. He is a queer Latino New Yorker who enjoys female rappers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Flannery O'Connor. He is a former editor at and he is working on a memoir about his father, HIV and heroin on New York City's Lower East Side.

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was as an intern at's GayLife Blog.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Eet.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is tearing down the walls between people and stories -- people are increasingly empower to tell their own stories.


Web Health Award

2014 - Infographics
Won a Bronze award for Infographics at the Web Health Awards for the infographic I authored based on the Men Who Have Sex With Men's Global Forum on HIV (MSMGF)'s report on young gay men and HIV around the world.