Matthew Todd was editor of Attitude magazine from 2008 – 2016.
His first book, Straight Jacket, has been described by Sir Elton John, as 'an essential read for every gay person on the planet' and 'utterly brilliant' by Owen Jones and by readers as 'a game changer' and 'life saver'. It was shortlisted for the Polari Prize 2017 and was voted winner of the Boyz LGBT Book of the Year Award.
His play, Blowing Whistles, has been performed in London, Manchester, Sydney, Melbourne and in the United States. It was described as 'the brightest gay play in ages' by Whatsonstage.com and 'the best gay play since Beautiful Thing' by the West End Wingers. It received 4 star reviews from The Evening Standard, The Spectator, The Sunday Express, Time Out and Whatsonstage.com.
He was named Editor of the Year (Men's Magazines) 2011 and 2015 (Men's Brand) by the British Society of Magazine Editors and Stonewall Journalist of the Year 2011.
He lives in London.www.matthewtodd.net