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More queer creators. More positive queer representation.

Happy Queer Media


Headshot of Lauren Zoltick

Happy Queer Media is a talent management and media company for LGBTQ+ influencers and creators on a mission to create more positive representation for the queer community.

Lauren Zoltick brings 15 years of social, digital and performance marketing at agencies and in-house for brands like Marriott International, Volkswagen, Boston Beer Co., Kroger, Storyblocks and many more. This experience has translated to a powerful combination of business strategy and creativity. Lauren brings a range of skills perfect to support growing LGBTQ+ creators - from production support to contract negotiations.

With a hands-on approach, each person Lauren manages becomes a partner, with the goal of building a long-term and consistently profitable business by producing content that feels sustainable, enjoyable, and represents the queer community positively. 


Business strategy and planning

Brand outreach & management

Contract negotiation & legal support

Digital & technical support

Experienced production support

Vendor onboarding & management

And everything

Fluent w/  LGBT+ media landscape

Copywriting & creative concepting

Since partnering in August of 2023, Shannon Beveridge (@nowthisisliving) has launched global top podcast, exes & o's, launched multiple merchandise lines, a successful Patreon, built out a team and grown her business 5x. 

Lauren dug in (and continues to) with Shannon every step of the way: Developing goals and a business strategy, brainstorming the podcast concept and name, podcast distribution and setup, building and hosting, outreach and negotiation with brand sponsors, guest booking and research, production and concepting, copywriting, vendor negotiations and onboarding, and more.

Highlights so far:

  • Hitting global top podcast charts on Spotify and Apple and surpassing 4M downloads within 6 months.

  • Established long-term, highly successful partnerships with TomboyX, Hinge, Marriott, and more.

  • Highly successful Patreon and merch lines creating regular revenue streams.

Shannon Beveridge's exes & o's podcast cover art

@nowthisisliving x HQM

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