Writer. Rabble-rouser. Woo curious.


Sam Dylan Finch is a writer best known for his blog Let’s Queer Things Up!. Since 2014, LQTU! has been read by millions of people, and is regarded as a groundbreaking resource on mental health in the LGBTQ+ community.


Sam takes a compassionate and humorous approach to nuanced conversations. He explores topics like body politics, pop psych, LGBTQ+ identity, and more, creating viral content that has trended worldwide.


By expanding conversations around self-empowerment and healing, he hopes to build resilience and connection in his community and beyond.


He is currently the Lead Editor of Mental Health & Chronic Conditions at Healthline.com. He also pens the popular astrology column Woo Curious, a spiritual approach to mental health and self-care, as well as Crazy Talk, a mental health advice column.


He previously worked as an editor and staff writer at Upworthy, and has written for The New York Times, Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, The Bold Italic, Headspace, Rewire.News, and more. His work has been featured in Seventeen Magazine, Refinery29, Bustle, and Bitch Magazine.


He’s currently writing a memoir, “We Might Have Bloomed,” and resides in Berkeley, California with his precious cats and chosen family.