In June 2015, Canada hosted the Women’s World Cup. Although the home team was knocked out in the quarter-final match against England, the tournament marked a turning point in the nation’s women’s program. The global sporting world also took notice: the event attracted a record number of viewers, putting to bed the idea that nobody cares about the women’s game. In America, they welcomed home their champion team with a ticker-tape parade. Read more.
Peruana fùtbolistas often face resistance from family, but the sport has proved to be an extremely effective tool for empowering communities. Read more.
Families are weird. Read more.
“Hey, do you want to move to Mexico and be a writer?” It wasn’t a prank. It was a job offer. Read more.
The stakes were high for the organizers of the Russian Open Games, an LGBT-friendly sporting event that took place in Moscow between the Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read more.
How a trip to South Africa helped turn me into a writer. Read more.
AS A FREELANCE writer, I’m sometimes familiar with (or on-site at) news or events stories that have yet to break at the LGBT publications. At other times, I’m able to place stories with an LGBT focus into the so-called mainstream press. In any case, though the news is not my main focus, I’m proud of the work I’ve done in Read more.
There are two ways to look at LGBT travel: it’s travel tailored to an LGBT audience; or, it’s simply the act of travelling while LGBT. I’ve written from both perspectives. Read more.
Long the most LGBT-friendly place in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta finally makes things official with an annual Pride celebration. Read more.
What’s it like to be a female footballer in a World Cup host country? Read more.