Matthew Todd

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Matthew Todd
Matthew Todd is a journalist, playwright, and stand-up comedian.

He is author of the play Blowing Whistles, and editor of Attitude magazine, in which role he has carried out many celebrity interviews.

Todd worked for Stonewall in the early 1990s before joining Attitude as editorial assistant in 1996. He subsequently worked at both Top of the Pops and Live & Kicking magazines and was the lesbian and gay editor of What's On in London in 2006-2007. He became editor of Attitude in May 2008.

He was ranked number 55 in the Pink List 2010 and 20 in the Pink List 2011.

The Pink List 2011 citation said:

"Goes up 35 places after he made Attitude the first gay magazine not to carry chatline or porn ads. Todd won plaudits for highlighting mental health issues and became the first gay man nominated for the industry's Editor of the Year in the mens' mag category. His guide on how to be gay and happy is out next year."[1]

He was included in the separate "journalists" list in the Pink List 2012.

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  1. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/the-ios-pink-list-2011-2374595.html Independent on Sunday Pink List 2011