Mohsin Zaidi is an award-winning author and barrister, and now works as a management consultant at Hakluyt & Co. His critically acclaimed memoir on sexuality, race and class, A Dutiful Boy (Penguin, 2020), won the American Lambda Literary Award and the British Polari First Book Prize. It was also named a Guardian, GQ and New Statesman Book of the Year.
The book, which is currently being adapted for screen, is described by The Guardian as ‘a profound meditation on the power of the human heart, providing a lesson of acceptance for us all, and for the future of our multicultural society’. The Times says it is a book that will save lives.
An advocate for LGBT rights, BAME representation and social mobility, Mohsin sits on the board of Stonewall and is listed by The Financial Times as a top future LGBT leader. A regular commentator on Sky News, he also writes for The New York Times, the Guardian, CNN Style, The i Newspaper, Bustle, Mr Porter and Newsweek. He was recently listed in The Lawyer Magazine Hot 100 and Attitude magazine named him a trailblazer changing the world.