Corey Rose

Telling Our Stories through Journalism and Art

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Corey Rose (He/Him/His)

Hello, and thanks for stopping by! I'm Corey, a print/audio/visual storyteller, currently exploring the intersections of Public Health, Culture, Education, and Race/Gender Justice. I've reported for Oaklandside, South Florida Journal, South Florida Gay News, and The Poynter Institute, with an emphasis on community-based reporting. I'm currently an Editorial Fellow for the Commonwealth Club of California's bi-monthly magazine, and enjoying my first semester at University of California Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Welcome!


Recent Work


Health workers urge people to return to HIV testing centers after covid kept many away

October 2021

Doctors recommend an HIV test at least every three to six months for sexually active gay and bisexual men to keep them and their partners safe, but shelter-in-place orders interrupted regular testing patterns in the Bay Area and nationwide.

The African American Shakespeare Company is coming to Jack London Square

October 2021

Coming to Jack London Square, the play challenges three actors to perform 75 characters from 37 of the bard’s plays in just under an hour and a half. As COVID-19 devastated the theater industry, AASC joined many of the nation’s theater companies in pushing shows back. AASC Artistic Director L. Peter Callender says the timing for The Complete Works’ return is perfect.

At Tamales Tamazula, food is art

August 2021

Cruz Arroyo owns and operates Tamales Tamazula in Richmond, where his passion for food and tradition drives his business and keeps his customers returning week after week.

Weekly National Column: Around the Country

July 2021

This week, read about Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoing a bill that bans trans girls from participating on girls' sports teams, and a Black-owned, LGBT-friendly barbershop celebrating its grand opening in New York.

Our Fund Foundation Kickstarts LGBT Art in South Florida

June 2021

After 15 months of uncertainty about the future of live entertainment in South Florida, several organizations are leading the return with a tidal wave of LGBT programming, thanks to an initiative started by the Our Fund Foundation.

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