“Each Death is a Preventable Tragedy” is the cover story for THIS Magazine’s Pride issue. It tells the stories of five trans women lost in the city of Toronto, and exposes the role of police and other city institutions in denying them justice.
I wrote for A.Side about how makeup isn’t feminist—but it doesn’t really need to be—and how “empowerment” works as a cool grab for cash.
I wrote for A.Side about what your media diet says about you, and how your relationships map out on TV.
I wrote for Teen Vogue about trans women doing drag, the non-linear nature of transition, and how drag is about serving it, not faking it.
I wrote for CANADALAND about the failures of limited narratives, why it’s vital to have transgender writers when covering transgender topics, and why we need to stop talking about pronouns and start talking about poverty.
I wrote for the Huffington Post blog about the ongoing repression of pro-Palestine activism on Canadian campuses.
I co-hosted Episode #143 of the CANADALAND Short Cuts podcast, and talked with Jesse about free speech scares, bad paper policies, and what’s worth debating on provincially-subsidized television.
I wrote for A.Side about Sam Smith, the pressure of publicity, and giving nonbinary people the opportunity to tell our own stories on our terms.
I wrote for CANADALAND about the departure of Mira Sucharov, rightward trends in community media, and the risks inherent in speaking political fact.
I broke the news for Torontoist about far-right groups marching in the Toronto Pride parade.