For Rainbow Railroad, I researched, wrote and oversaw the design of an Instagram carousel to commemorate Coming Out Day. The piece provided insight about the origins of the day, drew attention to the ongoing lack of LGBTQI+ rights around the world and affirmed people on their coming out journey. The piece reached millions of people on Instagram.
In this feature piece for Now Magazine, I argued that the Canadian government must fully commit to non-violent conflict resolution to meaningfully engage in reconciliation.
Research and writing of a history of Toronto’s Baby Point neighbourhood, site of the reputed Old Mill Bridge.Continue reading
A public history exhibition to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of The Body Politic.Continue reading
To launch an exhibition at Access Art Gallery, I wrote a short essay describing the experiences of Chinese-Canadian working women in the period 1880-1945 in Vancouver. Beginning with a meditation at the Chinese Canadian War Monument on nationhood and belonging, I spiral outwards geographically and metaphorically into the realm of the lesser known stories. Original archival research completed at the Vancouver Public Library Special Collections and Multicultural History Society of Ontario.
For Active History I profiled a number of encounters between fur traders and Indigenous people who in our current understanding of sexuality would be termed “LGBTQI+”. For this piece, I completed original archival research at the