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Matthew Todd reads from Straight Jacket | Penguin Pride

Matthew Todd reads from his book Straight Jacket at Penguin Pride at Proud on 5 July 2017. The book looks at the state of the mental health of gay men and the wider LGBT community, and asks whether gay people are as happy as they should be, and what’s holding them back. Penguin Pride at Proud is a one-night festival of books, poetry and music celebrating LGBT literature.

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Gay rights: Life under Section 28 | BBC Newsnight

30 years ago Section 28 was introduced. It was – the now repealed – clause of a local government act, to stop a council promoting the teaching of the acceptability of homosexuality as a pretended family relationship. That’s a quote. The prominent gay writer and journalist Matthew Todd – he was editor at Attitude magazine for many years – was in school in those days, and looks back now, at the effect it had.

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Matthew Todd: How To Be Gay And Happy | Lorraine

Matthew Todd joins Lorraine to discuss his new book, which is a part-memoir, part-revolutionary guide for the LGBT community on how to build happy, secure lives and relationships.

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Why do so many LGBT people suffer from mental health problems? | BBC Newsnight

Matthew Todd, author of Straight Jacket: How to be Gay and Happy, reports for Newsnight on why so many LGBT people suffer from mental health problems.

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Matthew Todd meets Prince William to tackle LGBTQ bullying

Matthew Todd, author of STRAIGHT JACKET, talks about getting Prince William to be the cover star on his final issue of Attitude Magazine

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