September 22, 2017

Student bodies: This new Montreal play is an intimate exploration of queerness, sex and power

Article about The History of Sexuality, a new play from Montreal's Talking Dog Productions.

Published on CBC Arts, September 22, 2017.

September 5, 2017

Listen to the Walls: These Indigenous street artists are converging to decolonialize Montreal

Article about Unceded Voices: Anticolonial Street Artists Convergence.

Published on CBC Arts,  August 14, 2017.

May 2, 2017

A Heart beyond Cure

Essay on death, familial homophobia, and grief.

Published in No More Potlucks, #47: Loss, May 1, 2017.

April 28, 2017

Tell me what the poets are saying: Students raise their voices for national poetry competition

Preview of the Poetry In Voice 2017 national finals.

Published on CBC Arts, April 18, 2017.

April 8, 2017

January 25, 2017

The Alchemy of Words

Book review of Dominique Fortier's The Island of Books (translated by Rhonda Mullins).

Published on Montreal Review of Books, January 24, 2017.

November 29, 2016

Karaoke with a Cause

Article about Rock Camp for Girls Montreal's fundraiser and plans for year-long programming.

Published on CBC Arts, November 22, 2016.

October 7, 2016

Tattoos without Ink

Interview with artist Michelle Lacombe about her new exhibit, Of All the Watery Bodies, I Only Know My Own.

Published on CBC Arts, September 8, 2016.

August 21, 2016

Five reasons to check out the Montreal Underground Film Festival

Preview of the 2012 Montreal Underground Film Festival.

Published on CBC Arts, May 18, 2015. 

October 6, 2014

Heart the Size of a Small Car

Essay published in the anthology In the Company of Animals: Stories of Extraordinary Encounters. Edited by Pam Chamberlain. Published by Nimbus Publishing. 2014.

August 24, 2014

Halifax-based artist D'Arcy Wilson explores the limits of human-animal interaction at La Centrale

Interview with artist D'Arcy Wilson.

Published on, February 21, 2014.

February 11, 2014

Top Queer: nos personnalités de l'année 2013!

Five selections in Nightlife's Top Queer 2013 list.

Published on, December 14, 2013.

Top 5 films: our picks for the queer cinema festival image+nation

Preview of the 2013 image+nation festival.

Published on, November 27, 2013.

The 7th Pervers/Cité festival continues to revel in the underside of pride

Preview of community festival Pervers/Cité.

Published on, August 7, 2013.

September 4, 2013

Phantom Itch: Scabies, Stigma, and Parasitic Revelations

Essay on parasites, parasitism, and stigmatic guilt.

Published on No More Potlucks, September 1, 2013.

July 31, 2013

Otter Lust

Essay on body hair and gender identity.

Published on Revolver, July 18, 2013.

April 4, 2013

Top 10: Queer highlights of 2012


Year-end recap of newsworthy queer artists from 2012.

Published on, December 17, 2012.


Top 5 films: queer cinema festival image+nation turns 25! 


Preview of the 2012 image+nation festival.

Published on, November 21, 2012.

United in Anger: New film documents the ACT UP narratives of AIDS activism


Interview with filmmaker Jim Hubbard.

Published on, November 19, 2012.


November 14, 2012

Toronto artist Vivek Shraya asks an important question in 'What I Love About Being Queer'


Interview with artist Vivek Shraya.

Published on, October 25, 2012.


A monumental exhibit about visionary artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge at La Centrale


Interview with Peter Dubé, co-curator of the exhibit The Eyes of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge.

Published on, October 23, 2012.


The memory of Matthew Shepard revisited on the Montreal stage in 'The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later'


Interview with Donald Rees about Brave New Productions' performance of The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later.

Published on, October 9, 2012.


Recovering Albertan singer-songwriter Rae Spoon launches their debut novel


Interview with musician and author Rae Spoon.

Published on, September 26, 2012.


Travelling festival The Rail City Roadshow gives indie films the rock star treatment


Article about The Rail City Roadshow film festival.

Published on, September 17, 2012.


Pervers/Cité: Montreal community festival champions the underside of pride


Profile of Montreal's community-based alternative pride festivities, Pervers/Cité.

Published on, August 7, 2012.


Five pride-tastic parties to catch at Montreal's Divers/Cité, which kicks off tonight!


Preview of Montreal's Divers/Cité festivities.

Published on, July 30, 2012.

July 18, 2012

Celluloid, Classics, and Conservatives: Matt Hays on Queering Dissent


Interview with author and journalist Matt Hays.

Published in 2B Magazine, March 23, 2012.

Versatile Pedagogy: Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco’s University Without Walls


Interview with writer Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco.

Published in 2B Magazine, March 5, 2012.

July 10, 2012

Betrayed by a Poke: Local writer Guillaume Morissette tweets his heart out


Interview with Montreal writer Guillaume Morissette.

Published on, July 2, 2012.


Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel Is Wiser...

Album review of Fiona Apple's The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do.

Published on Cornershopstudios, June 23, 2012.

Tough gal Kirsten Rasmussen boxes her way to hilarity at the Fringe Fest


Preview of Kirsten Rasmussen's stand-up show Tough!

Published on, June 5, 2012.


Star Wars Identities: The Exhibit


Interview with museologist Geneviève Angio-Morneau about the Star Wars exhibit at the Montreal Science Centre. 

Published on, May 14, 2012.

April 9, 2012

Edgy Women Fest: Operation Snatch troupe busts myths about sex work


Interview with Alex Tigchelaar about Operation Snatch's show Les Demimondes.

Published on, March 28, 2012.

March 12, 2012

5 must-see FIFA picks as the festival celebrates 30 years of art on film


Preview of five FIFA films.

Published in Nightlife, March 9, 2012.

Get your art on as Concordia's Art Matters Festival spreads out across the city


Highlights from the Concordia Art Matters Festival.

Published in Nightlife, March 1, 2012.

February 21, 2012

New art show at Eastern Bloc started with a simple question: How would you personify your sexuality?


Review of the art show It Started With a Simple Question.

Published in Nightlife, February 16, 2012.

February 1, 2012

Fear, Flesh, and Pixels


Book review of Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?

Published in 2B Magazine, February 1, 2012.

Hedonism at its finest: INSTALLE-MOI brings together go-go dancers and indie musicians


Preview of the INTSTALLE-MOI show.

Published in Nightlife, January 27, 2012.

January 26, 2012

Queer Film Classics book series covers diverse crop, from 'C.R.A.Z.Y.' to 'Death in Venice'


Overview of the Arsenal Pulp Press collection Queer Film Classics.

Published in Nightlife, January 25, 2012.

January 23, 2012

Death Becomes Him: Will Aitken on Visconti’s queer cinema


Book review of Will Aitken's Death in Venice: Queer Film Classics.

Published in 2B Magazine, January 23, 2012.

January 22, 2012

Vocal Legacies: activist Doris Peltier speaks on HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal women


Profile of activist/speaker Doris Peltier.

Published in 2B Magazine, January 22, 2012.

January 18, 2012

Smut Slam: Local storytellers sound off about the pleasures of the flesh


Feature on the hosts and judges of the forthcoming Montreal Smut Slam.

Published in Nightlife, January 18, 2012.

Don’t Ask them to Fight, they already are: Against Equality


Book review of Against Equality: Don't Ask to Fight Their Wars.

Published in 2B Magazine, January 17, 2012.

January 8, 2012

Valerie Simmons photographs the many intimate personae of dancer José Navas


Interview with dancer/choreographer José Navas.

Published in Nightlife, January 5, 2012.

January 3, 2012

Top 10 reasons why 2011 was a queer year


Top 10 list of queer folks/groups/events from 2011.

Published in Nightlife, December 15, 2011.

Amy Winehouse – Lioness: Hidden Treasures 

Album review of Amy Winehouse's Lioness: Hidden Treasures.

Published on Cornershopstudios, December 11, 2011.

December 2, 2011

Beautiful Books


Essay about the erotic potential of books and libraries.

Published in Ribbon Pig Vol. 1, December 2, 2011.

December 1, 2011

Documentation in the time of AIDS

Essay about important cultural documents from the AIDS crisis.

Published on the Indiewire blog The Lost Boys, December 1, 2011.

Isabelle Hayeur strikes again with 'Underworlds', a prophetic photo series on aquatic decay


Interview with artist Isabelle Hayeur.

Published in Nightlife, November 29, 2011.

November 21, 2011

'It Could Get Worse' and 'Captive Genders': art and activism vs. Canada's looming Bill C-10


Article about the It Could Get Worse campaign, and the Captive Genders book launch.

Published in Nightlife, November 21, 2011.

November 20, 2011

Artist Claude Tousignant gets forged 12 times for articule's 'Les Faussaires' event


Preview of Les Faussaires, an art exhibit/auction at articule, featuring one original Claude Tousignant piece and twelve forgeries.

Published in Nightlife, November 17, 2011.

November 13, 2011

Ribbon Pig Interview: Mark Ambrose Harris


Ribbon Pig interviewed me about my writing practice.

Published on, November 12, 2011.

From hanky tattoos to HIV disclosures, artist Vincent Chevalier cracks the queer codes


Interview with Montreal artist Vincent Chevalier.

Published in Nightlife, November 12, 2011.

Voices that linger: Montreal author Peter Dubé invokes the spirit of surrealism


Preview of a literary event at Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore.

Published in Nightlife, November 2, 2011.

Stories of dissidents and divas abound at LGBT film festival image+nation


List of five must-see films at the image + nation LGBT film festival.

Published in Nightlife, October 26, 2011.

Blue Sunshine screens the Buffy musical: Top 5 slayer songs and sing-alongs


Preview of the Buffy musical screening at Blue Sunshine + a list of other alternative musicals.

Published in Nightlife, October 19, 2011.

October 17, 2011

Björk – Biophilia


Album review of Björk's Biophilia.

Published in Cornershopstudios, October 17, 2011.

The Concordia Co-op Bookstore kicks off its (Not-So-Local) Local Legends Reading Series


Preview of the Concordia Co-op's Local Legends reading series.

Published in Nightlife, October 4, 2011.

Kinkiest animal countdown: Faggity Ass Fridays presents Animal Kingdom


Essay about sex and sexuality in the animal kingdom.

Published in Nightlife, September 28, 2011.

September 22, 2011

Ménage à trois: Peter Knegt comes to Drawn & Quarterly to discuss his book on queer rights


Book review of Peter Knegt's Queer Rights.

Published in Nightlife, September 22, 2011.