The former editor-in-chief of the magazine Attitude has revealed that he was inspired by the work of Princess Diana with AIDs patients to invite Prince Willem to become the first royal person to adorn the cover of an LGBT magazine.
Matthew Todd from London appeared this morning on Lorraine to talk about the impact the royal family has on gay culture.
He told the presenter that he was inspired by the work of the deceased princess with AIDs patients to invite Prince William to honor the cover of the magazine.
Matthew suggested she would be proud of William for coverage and said: & # 39;I can imagine when he did that, somewhere she would say thumbs up. & # 39;
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Matthew said seeing Princess Diana shake hands with someone who was HIV positive, & # 39; life-changing & # 39; was for LGBT people around the world (photo Princess Diana at Casey House, an AIDS hospice in Toronto in 1987)
He went on to reveal that Prince William had joked & don't ask me to take my summit & # 39; when I view the cover of Attitude magazine in 2016.
Prince William appeared on the cover of the magazine Attitude in 2016, with which he first photographed a member of the royal family for the cover of a gay publication.
Matthew, the former editor-in-chief of Attitude, appeared on Lorraine to show that it was the work of Princess Diana with the LGBT community that had inspired him to invite the duke.
He explained that Princess Diana had been transforming in his experience as a gay man, and said: & # 39; It was very difficult to grow up. It affected my self-esteem, I felt very depressed because I was just a gay man because there was no one who said it was OK. & # 39;
He continued to call when Princess Diana shook hands with a man who was suffering from the life change of the AID's. & # 39;
Matthew revealed how much Princess Diana had touched him when he grew up and called her an inspiration for the gay community who & # 39; never really had the chance to thank her & # 39;
Matthew revealed that it was the work of Princess Diana with AIDS patients who led him to invite Prince William to honor the cover of the magazine Attitude
In April 1987, Princess Diana opened the first purpose-built HIV / AIDS unit in the United Kingdom to care exclusively for patients infected with the virus at Middlesex Hospital in London.
She was photographed by a man who suffered from the disease shaking hands without wearing gloves, openly questioning the idea that HIV / AIDS was passed on from person to person by touch.
Matthew told Lorraine: & # 39; For Princess Diana to shake hands with someone. HIV positive was life-changing. It went all over the world. & # 39;
Recalling what an inspiration she had been for the gay community, he continued: & It is so sad that we have lost her and we have never really had the opportunity to thank her. & # 39;
Matthew appeared on Lorraine to discuss the influence of the royal family on the LGBT movement, and praised Princess Diana for her work with AIDS patients
The former editor of the Attitude magazine also revealed that he thought Princess Diana & # 39; would do all gay magazines & # 39; if she were still alive (photos of Diana Casey House, an aid hospital in Toronto, Canada in 1991)
Matthew also revealed that her work for the LGBT community had inspired him to ask her son Prince William to praise the cover of the magazine Attitude in 2016.
He revealed that Prince William joked & don't ask me to take off my shirt & # 39 ;, before I get the royal & # 39; amazing & # 39; and & # 39; absolutely beautiful & # 39; name it.
He went through: & # 39;That was the main reason, I asked him. Diana had meant so much to me as a teenager. & # 39;
He also suggested that the move of the Duke of Cambridge, who was the first monarch to adorn the cover of an LGBT magazine, would have made his mother proud.
Matthew suggested that Princess Diana would be proud of Prince William because he was the first royal family to cover a gay magazine (the royals depicted together in 2002)
The former publisher said to Lorraine: & I can imagine when he did that, somewhere she would say thumbs up. & # 39;
In an interview with the cover shoot, Prince William hit bullies aimed at the gay community and said: & # 39; Nobody should be bullied for their sexuality. & # 39;
He then called on young people who were bullied for their sexuality to seek help.
Matthew also revealed that Prince William & # 39; absolutely beautiful & # 39; was when he adorned the cover of the magazine Attitude in 2016
Founded in 1994, Attitude is the UK's best-selling gay magazine with a circulation of around 60,000 issues per month, including digital.
Matthew – who was the editor of the 2008-2016 Attitude magazine – went on to say that if Diana were alive, she would have a large presence in LGBT media.
Matthew explained: & # 39; If she was here, she would be on the cover of Attitude. She would be in all gay clubs, she would do all gay magazines. She would now have a cabaret act. & # 39;
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