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give in. to your uniqueness.

the very thing you’ve been fighting not to be your whole life.

is the very thing that is your genius.


- nayyirah waheed



//  ABOUT // 

TEDDY TINSON is a New York City-based writer/producer/activist with a distinguished background in the fashion, entertainment, and tech industries.  At present, TINSON serves as a contributing reporter at The New York Times

Previously, TINSON assisted the late fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, then Vogue magazine editor André Leon Talley, followed by contributing editor roles at Andy Warhol's Interview, and Hello Mr. magazines.  TINSON also oversaw an array of marketing and communications initiatives at WME IMG (Endeavor).  Select media highlights include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, W, GQ, Details, New York Magazine, Essence, JET, Rookie, Refinery 29, Coveteur, UBIKWIST, and High Snobiety. 

Off-duty, TINSON is a passionate social justice activist. In 2018, TINSON founded YGBQ, a support network and defense fund for marginalized LGBTQIA+ people of color.  He is also an active member of Native Son, and MOBI, social empowerment movementS for professional MEN OF COLOR. He is a graduate of Syracuse University