Leanne Azzopardi is a Melbourne-based teacher, writer and mother to three young adults. My Gay Husband is her first published book, although she has written her mother's memoir for her extended family. Since 2004, Leane has assisted children with disabilities, particularly those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her career arose from helping her own son, Brandon, who was diagnosed with mild Autism when he was three years old. She also works as a tutor in mathematics and is avidly interested in genealogy. Her interests include writing poetry, song lyrics, music and staying healthy by working out at the gym.