About Christopher Nutter

Christopher Lee Nutter is a two-time book author and former national magazine and newspaper journalist.

Christopher is the author of The Way Out: The Gay Man’s Guide to Freedom (HCI Books, 2006), which was the first major self-help book for gay men. The Way Out received wide spread national media coverage, and was endorsed by Seat of the Soul author and National Book Award winner Gary Zukav and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. He is also co-author of Ignite the Genius Within (Penguin, 2009), a multi-media book for enhanced creativity that was endorsed by Laurie Anderson and Tony award winning actress and playwright Sarah Jones, and ghost writer for celebrity photographer David LaChapelle’s second book, Hotel LaChapelle (Callaway, 1999).

Christopher’s first story, a personal essay on life inside the closet, appeared in Conde Nast's Details magazine in 1994. He went on to report on cultural trends for The Village Voice, The New York Times, New York magazine and Vibe; gay issues and politics for The Village Voice and Out; spiritual classes, spiritual teachers and trauma therapy for Time Out New York; and the nature of book publicity for Publishers Weekly. He was also a nightlife columnist for HX magazine in New York and a grooming and fashion contributor to Conde Nast's shopping magazines Cargo and Lucky.

Christopher was the first writer to report on the influence of gay culture on straight men in a 2001 piece for The Village Voice, predicting the Metrosexual trend which followed 2 years later, and influencing the creation of Bravo's ground breaking series Queer Eye For The Straight Guy.

Chris has worked in editorial capacities for Entertainment Weekly, US Weekly, Allure, Elle, Glamour, and Rolling Stone.

He has taught for the Learning Annex and taught classes on PR for Media Bistro.