Jamie Windust is Contributing Editor at Gay Times, as well as being an author, model, public speaker and presenter. Their debut book In Their Shoes, released with JKP in October 2020, heading straight to number one on the Amazon Trans chart. In 2021, their debut series ‘In Their Shoes’ which they co-produced with Jameela Jamil aired on her YouTube channel, accumulating over 35,000 views. They are also on the shortlist for the British LGBTQ+ Awards as Broadcaster/Host of the year.
Jamie’s background is within Fashion Business, graduating from the University for The Creative Arts Epsom in 2018 with a 1st class hons degree in Fashion Management and Marketing. Since graduation, they’ve gone on to begin their freelance career as a writer, beginning working with publications such as Cosmopolitan, Metro UK, HuffPost and Gay Times.
Their writing and work focuses around LGBTQ+ issues within society, predominantly focusing on trans life, and non-binary accessibility and experiences. With their degree influencing their work, Windust also works within the fashion industry and beauty world as a speaker, consultant and model hoping to raise awareness of trans and LGBTQ+ issues within these industries. This has seen them consult and work with Tommy Hilfiger, Gucci, ASOS, UGG and Urban Outfitters as well as globally known lifestyle brands such as Durex, Google, NHS England and both the University of Oxford, and Cambridge.