Summary Mattilda is a writer, organizer and editor who lives in San Francisco. He is one of the members of Gay Shame.

Biography Childhood, Years (ie "Presidential Years"), Later Years.

Mattilda currently blogs at


Mattilda has written or edited five books: Nobody Passes; That's Revolting!; Dangerous Families; Pulling Taffy; and Tricks and Treats.


  • People need to step back and challenge and dismantle everything that is normal. That's the gift that queers have. But all that's being thrown away, discarded, just for a taste of straight privilege. "Rejecting 'normal' in favor of a distinct gay identity" Annie Nakao, San Francisco Chronicle, September 19, 2004.


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