Lauren Strapagiel is a queer writer and reporter based in Toronto, Canada. She is currently a breaking news reporter for BuzzFeed News, where she covers internet culture, LGBT issues, and weird things she sees on TikTok. You can find her essay work in other publications. Lauren has previously worked as an editor and reporter at The National Post, Canada.com, and The Huffington Post Canada. She is a graduate of Ryerson University’s school of journalism.
When not writing, she enjoys gaming, crafting, and putting on videos of birds and watching her cat lunge at the TV.