Media

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Media References:

CBC’s hit original drama Coroner begins production on season four,” TV, eh?, July 27th, 2021

“Adriana Maggs tapped as Coroner showrunner as season four rolls, Playback, July 27th, 2021

WarnerMedia names inaugural participants of writers program,” Playback, July 16th, 2021

“WarnerMedia Access Writers Program Announces Finalists in U.S. and Canada,” Deadline, July 15th, 2021

“BANFF names participants for 2021 Diversity of Voices initiative,” Playback, May 12th, 2021

“BIPOC TV & Film panel breaks silence on discrimination in Canadian TV.” – Playback, May 7th, 2021

BYUtv deal exposes truth about queer representation.” – The Globe & Mail, April 15th, 2021

BYUtv has a come to Jesus moment on LGBTQ characters.” – NOW Magazine, April 9th, 2021

“Hallmark Channel Says LGBTQ Stories Will Now Be Included in Christmas Movies.” – Huffington Post Canada, July 22nd, 2020

The Hallmark Channel Promises to Gay Up Their Movies This Year.” – Dlisted, July 17th, 2020

Hallmark Channel will Include LGBTQ+ Stories for 2020 Holidays.” – Out Magazine, July 16th, 2020

“Suggestions, Subscriptions and No Sense of Community: Streaming is Changing the Way We Watch TV.” – CBC Radio, January 31st, 2020

“Am I Wiser Than My Grandparents?” – The New York Times, December 23rd, 2019

“Previewing Slasher Season Three: Solstice” – The Televixen, May 18th, 2019

“[Exclusive] Masked Maniac “The Druid” Goes On A Killing Spree in Trailer for Netflix’s “Slasher: Solstice” – Bloody Disgusting, May 13th, 2019

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“Toronto’s Glad Day has become the LGBTQ space the city needs — and we can’t take that for granted” – CBC Arts, November 6th, 2017

“SDCC 2017: ‘THE SECRET LOVES OF GEEKS’ CONTRIBUTORS GIVE US A SNEAK PEEK OF WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE NEW ANTHOLOGY” – Nerdophiles, August 1st, 2017

“SDCC 2017: DARK HORSE ANNOUNCES SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2017 PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE” – Dark Horse.com, July 7th, 2017

“In Your Pocket: Partners in Crime,” – Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival, June 4th, 2017

“10×10 Photography Project – Photo Subject – JP Larocque,” – Gladstone Hotel, June 1st, 2017

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“InnerSpace chats with the guys behind the web-based comedy series, Gay NerdsInnerspace, Space Channel, October 5th, 2015

“In Your Pocket: After Midnight.” – RT Collective, May 24th, 2015

“T.O. Webfest Awards, with hosts Madison Cheeatow and JP Larocque,” TOwebfest.com, May 23rd, 2015

Where Are the LGBTQ Characters in Video Games?” – PC Mag, October 13th, 2014

“Does springtime mean gaybashing time?” – Xtra, June 15th, 2014

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“A Brief History of Homoeroticism (and Denial) in the Olympics” – Jezebel, February 11th, 2014

“Hot Sheet: Here’s Looking at You” – The Advocate, January 17th, 2014

Gay Nerds returns with Season 2!” – Geekpron, January 14th, 2014

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“Ender’s Game boycotts fueled by author Orson Scott Card’s anti-gay views” – CBC News, November 1st, 2013

“Director JP Larocque talks about his web series, Gay Nerds” – Geekpron, October 7th, 2013

“Meet the new cast of MTV’s 1 Girl 5 Gays” – IN Toronto, October 24th, 2013

“1 Girl, 5 Gays: Meet the Cast – JP Larocque” – MTV. ca, September 30th, 2013

“EP. 30: Gay Nerds” – The Canadian Nerd, July 20th, 2013

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“When Gay Nerds Collide” – The GNerd Podcast, June 18th, 2013

“CLOSE THE BORDER: THE CRAZY CANUCKS OF GAY NERDS GO BIG FOR SEASON 2!” – GeeksOut.org, June 11th, 2013

“ISA COVERAGE: JP Larocque from the web series GAY NERDS” – Martini Productions, NYC February 25th, 2013

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“Toronto Fringe 2012: Queer Shows” – NOW Magazine, June 28th, 2012

“DIY Artists Raise Their City Voices” – Torontoist, December 19th, 2012

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Panelist:

“Meanwhile in Canadian TV,” BIPOC TV & Film and NOW Magazine (2021)

“Arts & Artists During COVID-19,” Toronto Public Library (2020)

“Finding Your Voice: What It Means, Why It’s Important, and When To Use It,” POV 3rd Street (2020)

University of Toronto, Cinema Studies Institute – Alumni Panel” (2020) 

“Opportunity to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Our Productions,” Youth Media Alliance (2019)

Tales from the Script-Keepers,” WGC at Fan Expo (2019)

“TV Writing Workshop,” Young Voices Writing and Arts Festival, Toronto Public Library (2018)

“Dark Horse: The Secret Loves of Geeks,” San Diego Comic Con (2017)

“Web Series Development & Distribution,” Reel Asian Film Festival (2017)

Gay Nerds with JP Larocque,” Toronto Public Library (2015)

Telling Diverse Stories on the Web,” Independent Web Creators of Canada (2015)

TOWebFest Awards, Co-host (with Madison Cheeatow) (2015)

“New York Times OUT: Geeks, Gaymers and Crossplay,” New York Comic Con (2014)

“Official Selection: Web Series Showcase,” Inside Out Film Festival (2014)

“How to Monetize a Web Series,” Writers Guild of Canada @ Fan Expo (2013)

Glad Day’s Naked Heart Literary Festival (2014, 2016, 2017)

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Moderator:

ACADEMY OF CANADIAN CINEMA & TELEVISION: A New Era: Celebrating New Canadian Series & Directors, Q&A with George Bernard Amponsah, R.T. Thorne, Ron E. Scott, Sherren Lee and Tiffany Hsiung, 2021.

TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY: Justin Ling: Missing from the Village Interview, 2021

WRITERS GUILD OF CANADA: Writers Talking TV: Diggstown, Q&A with Floyd Kane, Lynn Coady and Ellen Vanstone, 2020

BIPOC TV & FILM Q&A: Anthony Q. Farrell, 2019 (The Secret Life of Boys, The Office)

BIPOC TV & FILM Q&A: Brown Girl Begins, 2018 (w/ dir. Sharon Lewis) 

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, INNIS COLLEGE: Closet Monster Screening & Q&A, 2016 (w/ dir. Stephen Dunn).

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Radio/Podcast:

WRITERS GUILD OF CANADA: Cut To: Screenwriting Podcast, Q&A with Susin Nielsen on Family Law, 2021

NBA Holiday Special: RuPaul’s Drag Race Mash-Up,” Buckets & Tea with Cathryn Naiker (2020)

CBC Spark with Nora Young, “Islands in the Stream: How streaming is changing the way we watch TV.” 

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Onscreen Appearances:

InnerSpace Interview, “Secret Loves of Geeks,” Space Channel (2018)

InnerSpace Interview, “Gay Nerds,” Space Channel (2015)

Interviewer, DailyXtra, “Kids in the Hall” (2015)

Cast Member, MTV/Logo’s 1 Girl 5 Gays (2013), 1 Girl 5 Gays: All Stars (2014)