Events and appearances

Friend Follow Text Chicago launch 2013

Upcoming readings and speaking engagements

INSPIRE Toronto International Book Fair, Saturday November 15 2014, Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building, Discovery Stage, 3:30 PM

Past readings and speaking engagements

Glad Day Bookshop, 598A Yonge Street St, Toronto, Monday October 6, 2014, 7 PM. Reading with Vivek Shraya and Raziel Reid

Venus Envy, 226 Bank St, Ottawa, Sunday October 5, 2014, 7 PM. Reading with Vivek Shraya, Elisha Lim, Vera Wabegijig  and Raziel Reid

Word on the Street Toronto, Sunday September 21, 2014, Queen’s Park Circle, Great Books Marquee tent, 1:15 PM

City Park Library grand opening, 484 Church Street, Toronto, 11 Sep 2014

Toronto launch for Nothing Looks Familiar. 9 Sep 2014, Buddies in Bad Times theatre, 12 Alexander Street with special guests Marcy Rogers, Alec Butler and Vivek Shraya.

Evening with Toronto’s Favourite Queer Writers (with Vivek Shraya, Dani Couture, Maureen Hynes and Trevor Corkcum), fiction reading, Toronto, 12 Jun 2014
Saints and Sinners literary festival, fiction reading, New Orleans, 18 May 2014
Saints and Sinners literary festival, News Hounds Today: Gay Headlines and Bylines panel discussion, New Orleans, 18 May 2014
Saints and Sinners literary festival, Writing Alone, Growing Together panel discussion, New Orleans, 18 May 2014
Poetry reading for the anthology Hibernation, as part of the Saints & Sinners literary festival, New Orleans, 17 May 2014, 9pm at the New Orleans Phoenix
Book signing, Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto, 21 Dec 2013
The Beautiful and the Damned, fiction reading, Toronto, 28 Nov 2013
Friend. Follow. Text. book launch, Chicago, 2 Nov 2013
Friend. Follow. Text. book launch, Toronto, 23 Oct 2013
Saints and Sinners literary festival, two fiction readings, New Orleans, 25 & 26 May 2013
Ryerson University, guest lecturer, Toronto, 2 Feb 2013
Love, Christopher Street book launch, LaMaMa Galleria, New York, 8 Jun 2012
Proud Voices, fiction, essay and poetry reading as part of official Pride Toronto cultural festival, Toronto, 1 Jul 2012
Brockton Writers Group, fiction reading, Toronto, 6 Jun 2012
Guest fiction reader, high school LGBTQ gathering, Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto, 20 May 2012
Saints and Sinners literary festival, fiction reading, New Orleans, 14 May 2011
Saints and Sinners literary festival, fiction reading, New Orleans, 15 May 2010
Queen’s University Health and Human Rights conference, guest speaker, Kingston, 4 Oct 2008

Media appearances

Radio

Interview about the value of community-based media in the struggle for sexual freedom and self-determination, CIUT FM, Sex City, Toronto, 15 Apr 2014
Interview about writing and political career as well as sexual-health writing for OurAgenda.ca, CIUT FM, Sex City, Toronto, 25 Feb 2014
Interview about Friend. Follow. Text. #storiesFromLivingOnline, CBC Radio One, Here and Now with Gill Deacon, Toronto, 22 Oct 2013
Interview about herpes criminalization, The Jim Richards Showgram, NewsTalk 1010, Toronto, 9 Sep 2011
Interview about Toronto Pride and freedom of speech, Toronto, CIUT FM, Sex City, 29 May 2010
Interview about HIV criminalization, CIUT FM, Sex City, Toronto, 13 Jun 2009
Host, Saturday Morning Live weekly news broadcast, CKLN FM, Toronto, 1988 to 1992
Host, The Pink Antenna weekly news and current affairs broadcast, CKLN FM, Toronto, 1988 to 1992





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