Brandon Kyle Goodman

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  • Actor, Writer, and Social Justice Activist
  • Actor and Writer, Netflix's 'Big Mouth' and 'Human Resources'
  • Podcaster and Host, 'Black Folx' and 'Do the Work'
  • Advocate for Social Justice, Mental Health Awareness, and Diverse Representation

Actor, writer, and activist Brandon Kyle Goodman has emerged in the entertainment industry as a powerful force with a voice to be reckoned with. As an actor, Goodman is known for Netflix’s Feel the Beat, Amazon’s Modern Love and People Just Do Nothing, Alive in Denver, The Blackout, The Relationtrip, Hulu’s Plus One, and Blue Fox’s Papi Chulo, among others. As a writer, Goodman’s work is showcased in the acclaimed Netflix animated series Big Mouth and its spin-off series Human Resources. Goodman is also the creator, writer, and star of their solo show The Latrell Show, performed virtually in partnership with the IAMA Theatre Company. Goodman is proud to be a nonbinary, queer Black leader and a staunch advocate for Black lives, and is a sought after voice in the vital conversations shaping our world today.

Goodman continues conversations and meaningful action on behalf of Black lives through their podcasts: Black Folx, which features Black personalities of various identities, and Do the Work, discussing all things race and personal relationships. They will also co-host the upcoming podcast series accompanying HBO’s In Treatment, discussing mental health representation in communities of color. Goodman's first book You Gotta Be You explores the intersections of their race, sexuality, and gender, and was Audible's Best of the Year in Well-Being. In their writing as well as in memorable keynote speeches, Goodman shares insights on nuanced topics with humor and authenticity that will resonate with audiences of all kinds.

 



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Resilience Can Choke on My... MESSY Healing

Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman walks audiences through BKG’s MESSY and actionable steps to begin healing traumas, instead of defaulting to resilience. With humor and authenticity, Goodman focuses on the importance of moving past resilience to create real change for o ...

Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman walks audiences through BKG’s MESSY and actionable steps to begin healing traumas, instead of defaulting to resilience. With humor and authenticity, Goodman focuses on the importance of moving past resilience to create real change for ourselves, our relationships, and our communities.

"Protect Your Energy, Babe!"

Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman shares key insights about the importance of boundaries and how to create, establish, and maintain them (especially with family). ...

Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman shares key insights about the importance of boundaries and how to create, establish, and maintain them (especially with family).

"Who Would I Be if Society Never Got Its Hands on Me?"

In this engaging and eye-opening talk, actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman offers wisdom for shaking off the shackles of perfection, societal norms, and familial expectations to discover and step into our authentic selves. ...

In this engaging and eye-opening talk, actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman offers wisdom for shaking off the shackles of perfection, societal norms, and familial expectations to discover and step into our authentic selves.

That Time I Became My Own Parent

When you have a strained relationship or have become estranged from parents or family, how do you give yourself the parent your need? Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman offers this memorable talk inspired by the question, "If you were your own parent what advice would yo ...

When you have a strained relationship or have become estranged from parents or family, how do you give yourself the parent your need? Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman offers this memorable talk inspired by the question, "If you were your own parent what advice would you give yourself?"

"Catch Me Outside Bish”: Conflict Management 101

Inspired by their viral social media video "Don't Call Me Sis Part 2,” actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman shares actionable takeaways for how to listen better and resolve conflict quicker in this meaningful and high impact talk for all audiences. ...

Inspired by their viral social media video "Don't Call Me Sis Part 2,” actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman shares actionable takeaways for how to listen better and resolve conflict quicker in this meaningful and high impact talk for all audiences.

Sometimes Blood Ain’t That Thick: Forgiving Your Family

Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman offers humorous, honest, and authentic insights about how to forgive your blood family and build a chosen one. ...

Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman offers humorous, honest, and authentic insights about how to forgive your blood family and build a chosen one.

“Honey, Representation Saved My Life!”

Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman shares experienced analysis and actionable takeaways about how to diversify the voices, images, stories of humanity that we are engaging with, as well as the importance of doing it in our workspaces, home life, and communities. ...

Actor, writer, and social justice advocate Brandon Kyle Goodman shares experienced analysis and actionable takeaways about how to diversify the voices, images, stories of humanity that we are engaging with, as well as the importance of doing it in our workspaces, home life, and communities.

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<p><strong>Event Success Story: Brandon Kyle Goodman inspires at the Independent Schools Conference</strong></p>

Event Success Story: Brandon Kyle Goodman inspires at the Independent Schools Conference

Actor, writer, and social justice activist BRANDON KYLE GOODMAN empowered school faculty at the Francis W. Parker School’s Administrators of Color in Independent Schools Conference. They created a warm, open atmosphere by inviting attendees to create space. Francis W. Parker School’s event planner said, “Everything was fantastic with Brandon! We loved having them on campus.”

Goodman spoke on healing and setting boundaries, providing conference-goers with important tools to take away. The Francis W. Parker School’s Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Erika Prahl said, “According to Brandon, being resilient is a means for survival, and they encouraged attendees to move into a space of healing to allow us the opportunity to thrive and not survive.”

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<p><strong>Brandon Kyle Goodman encourages readers to be their most authentic selves with new book <em>You Gotta Be You</em></strong></p>

Brandon Kyle Goodman encourages readers to be their most authentic selves with new book You Gotta Be You

Actor, writer, and social justice activist BRANDON KYLE GOODMAN is leveraging their experience as a queer, nonbinary, Black leading voice to encourage readers to be their most authentic selves. In their first ever book You Gotta Be You: How to Embrace This Messy Life and Step Into Who You Really Are Goodman emphasizes freeing yourself from the shackles of societal boxes and unpacking some of life’s defining and crucial moments. With wit and candor, Goodman highlights the importance of moving past the idea of resilience to create real change for ourselves, our relationships, and our communities. You Gotta Be You is a perfect representation of Goodman’s characteristic spirit which they bring to all their talks. They are a highly sought-after speaker who’s message of tapping into your most authentic self resonates with audiences of all kinds.

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Actor, Writer, and Activist are words often attributed to Brandon Kyle Goodman. In 2020 he emerged as a voice for the Black and Queer communities, best summed up in Revolt TV’s piece ‘7 Reasons Why Brandon Kyle Goodman is Comedy’s Next Big Name.’

Brandon served as writer and producer on Netflix's Big Mouth for multiple seasons. Goodman also wrote and voiced the lead character Walter for the spin-off series Human Resources. As an actor, he has previously appeared in Amazon's Modern Love, Netflix's feature film Feel the Beat, a cameo in Curb Your Enthusiasm, and most recently as Clay in Mel Brooks' Hulu series History of the World Part II.

Brandon's Messy Mondays on Instagram has a cult-like following, which he has curated into a very successful merchandising line with Avid Apparel. There are plans for a Messy Mondays podcast and talk show.

Partnered with Fifth Season, he is developing an original scripted project for which he will showrun and star.

Goodman hosted Sony’s Do The Work podcast and HBO’s In Treatment companion podcast of the same name. Brand partnerships range from Ciroc, Prada, and Alicia Keys Soulcare, among others.