I wrote a piece for This Magazine on processing the end of a romantic relationship against the backdrop of a gentrifying city. It acts as a bit of a companion to last month’s clocktower piece for The Toronto Star, but focuses less on the history of the tower and more on my emotional headspace during…
Month: January 2020
Toronto Star: “I’ll Miss the Old TTC Streetcars.”
With the TTC decommissioning the old CLRV streetcars, I got a bit nostalgic about them and wrote a piece for The Toronto Star. I’ll miss those old lumbering beasts, if just because they were such an important part of Toronto’s iconography (like Honest Ed’s, RIP) and my own childhood memories of navigating the city streets….
Flare Magazine: “Do We Really Need Another Season of You?”
Flare Magazine just ran a piece I wrote about my very complex feelings for the show YOU. Do I enjoy the series, with all of its riveting twists and turns? Yes. Do I have an appreciation for what the cast and crew have crafted? Absolutely. But do I find it to still be problematic in…
Toronto Star: “Meet Me Under the Clock!”
Inspired by a film project I’ve been working on the last little while, I wrote a piece for The Toronto Star on the old clock tower on Yonge Street, and its (rather infamous) role in local queer history. This has been a subject very close to my heart! You can find the article here.