Jamie Windust is an award-winning writer, broadcaster and model. They are Contributing Editor at Gay Times, as well continuing to write freelance on LGBTQ+ culture, news and storytelling. Their work has been published across print and digital for Mashable, Dazed, Vice and Gucci. In 2020 their debut book In Their Shoes was published with Jessica Kingsley Publishers. The book was longlisted for the Polari Prize.
Their goal as Contributing Editor at Gay Times, and throughout their writing is to increase and normalise trans voices within the media. They have also used the platform to share their experiences with Sexual Violence and Mental Health, with this culminating in 2020 when they published their Victim Impact Statement after being raped during lockdown. Other writing interests include theatre, film, TV and storytelling.
As a broadcaster, Jamie has hosted events for Netflix UK, Virgin UK and TEDxLondon, bringing their dry sense of humour and unique style to each individual event.
In 2022 they featured in global campaigns for H&M and Clarks, as well as being featured in George at ASDA’s International Womens Day Campaign as an out non-binary person. Other modelling credits include Gucci and Jean Paul Gaultier as well as Google, Sky and Netflix.