The future king of England’s recent cover shoot for gay magazine Attitude is set to be its biggest selling issue ever.
Prince William featured on the front of the July edition of the UK’s biggest selling gay lifestyle magazine to bring attention to homophobic bullying.
A spokeswoman for Attitude said the Prince’s appearance and been hugely popular with its readers. “Early indications are that it will be one of our best-selling issues and has been overwhelmingly well received,” she said. “We have also received many letters, emails and tweets in support of this issue.”
The cover shoot was by Leigh Kelly and showed the Prince laughing and relaxed in a white collared shirt.
In the accompanying interview, the Prince said: “”No one should have to put up with the kind of hate that these young people have endured in their lives. The young gay, lesbian and transgender individuals I met through Attitude are truly brave to speak out and to give hope to people who are going through terrible bullying right now.”
He later invited member’s of London’s LGBT community to come to Kensington Palace to share their experiences of homophobia and bullying.