2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada

WWC2015

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.

Russian Open Games, Moscow, 2014

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow

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.

LGBT news and opinion

LGBT news

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.

LGBT travel

Revellers at Mexico City Pride, Mexico City, Mexico, June 2014. © Keph Senett

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.