Tyreik Gaffney-Smith


Ty Gaffney-Smith (He, Him His) is the Outreach Coordinator for Out Here Sexual Health, powered by APLA Health, Ty was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has been living in Los Angeles for 10 years and has been working in the non-profit sector for 13 years. Ty is a childhood cancer survivor and does work with the American Cancer Society in addition to being an advocate for young men’s health and wellness, including HIV and sexual health. In addition, Ty has spearheaded several Los Angeles city-wide campaigns included #HealthyHim (MSM 18-29) and #TheLinkUp (a virtual space for HIV + young men of color). Ty now leads the Outreach team at Out Here Sexual Health and has a passion for fun innovative ways to bring easy and fast sexual health services to the community.

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