Adryan Corcione is an LGBT health writer with backgrounds in journalism and SEO content marketing. They write a monthly newsletter on Substack. They most recently worked as a copywriter for FOLX HEALTH, an LGBTQ+ virtual healthcare company. They are based in New Jersey.
Although their journalistic reporting focuses on health and drugs from an LGBTQ+ and harm reductionist perspective, they’ve also written about breaking news/current events, politics, arts/entertainment/culture, history, business, and more for major publications including Teen Vogue, Vice, Esquire, Playboy, MTV News, SELF, Allure, them, Rolling Stone, Rewire, and many more.
In 2023, their Teen Vogue article, How Concussions Affect The Brain, will be republished in a textbook in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Education. Their TruthOut article, Even When Marijuana Is Legal, Young People Are Locked Up for It, was also previously republished in a textbook.
In 2022, their Filter Mag article, How the Criminalization of Testosterone Attacks Gender Variant People, was cited on page four of a letter to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey of Massachusetts calling to reschedule or deschedule testosterone as a controlled substance .
In 2019, they were awarded a reporting grant from the American Association of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) for their reporting on LGBTQ+ mental health for Teen Vogue. They’ve since received grant awards from PEN America and Authors League Fund.
Additionally, they’ve been quoted in publications by other journalists in both live and pre-recorded radio and video interviews as well as podcasts.