G.L. Balend has been writing since the 1990s, everything from blogs to technical manuals.

In 2018, he began writing LGBTQ+ articles, mostly focused on the issues of the transgender community, on Medium.com. He is now a top writer in the LGBTQ spaces on Medium and many of his articles have been accepted to well-respected publications on that platform.

He holds a Master of Science in Technical Communication. Besides writing and reading, he also loves to cook, play video games, and spoil his dogs.