Featured Influencer: Rigel Gemini

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Rigel Cable is a rising public persona, currently based out of Atlanta, GA, with ties to Los Angeles and New York City. His moniker, Rigel Gemini (@rigelgemini), is well-known across social media platforms with an Instagram account of 100k followers connecting to his refined website. Rigel’s blog spans the range of influencer-oriented arenas, yet is seamlessly cohesive by way of his tone and tastes. Home Decor, Interior Design, Textiles. Music, Art, Travel. Smart Fashion, a speciality in Men’s Wear, playfully touching on breaking the barriers of gender norms.

One important topic that is forefront to these illustrious articles: Queer Culture. Interviews including the famed trans icon Gia Gunn and celebrity MUA Alexx Mayo. An LGBTQ gift guide. One of his first entries asked, “Why Are Queer People Creative?” – this topic is incredibly important to Rigel. He has adeptly used his social capital to show the inspiring ways in which queer individuals express their artistry.

Rigel and artist husband, Cameron Lee, have taken their dedication a step further by uplifting the talent of often unheard and unseen artists of the cities in which they have lived. Philanthropy has taken center in the lives of this warm and welcoming power couple who value their community.

Working alongside both local and internationally known businesses, Rigel and Cameron have curated large group shows that center independent queer artists. Held in Atlanta, 2019’s Fabnormal and 2018’s SPECTRA partnered with Lexus along with many other gracious supporters, but more importantly, the fundraising for the ATL queer community and beyond have been much appreciated. In know of how best to mix art with awareness, Rigel has also organized a panel during ATL Pride in 2017 that was well-received by the community for its thoughtful and educational nature. With excitement, he plans to continue these philanthropic ventures in 2020.

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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