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Contest: Win a copy of A Family By Any Other Name

Contest: Win a copy of A Family By Any Other Name

Win a copy of A Family by Any Other Name, an anthology that explores what “family” means to people today. These personal essays are by turns funny, provocative, and intelligent, but all are moving and honest. [Read More]

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How I stopped worrying and learned to love Cadillac

How I stopped worrying and learned to love Cadillac

Apparently Klout told Cadillac that I held some kind of online influence; it’s not the first time Klout’s algorithms have come into question. [Read More]

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Tailored clothing for butches: An idea whose time has come

Tailored clothing for butches: An idea whose time has come

This is not (only) a fashion column. [Read More]

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[Infographic] Equal education, unequal pay

[Infographic] Equal education, unequal pay

Curious about the wage gender gap in the U.S. four years after the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed into law? [Read More]

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A rough guide to the language of Pride

A rough guide to the language of Pride

A completely non-exhaustive rough guide to the language of Pride to help you make sure that “Some of my best friends are gay” is the dumbest thing you say all weekend. [Read More]

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On writing, jitters, and interviewing Chantal Hébert

On writing, jitters, and interviewing Chantal Hébert

Journalism is a funny profession for someone who trends to the overly self-critical. And by “funny”, I mean lunatic. [Read More]

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Canadian jockey Chantal Sutherland first woman to ride in Dubai World Cup

Canadian jockey Chantal Sutherland first woman to ride in Dubai World Cup

Chantal Sutherland’s bio reads like adventure fiction. [Read More]

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Spotlight organization: Free Gender

Spotlight organization: Free Gender

Formed in 2008 with the mission to raise awareness about the rights of lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex women in the community, Free Gender participates in protests, meetings, and gives educational talks. [Read More]

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There’s a new book out — and I’m in it!

There’s a new book out — and I’m in it!

Many years ago  I wrote an article on enviro- and pet-friendly ways to get rid of cockroaches. It was first published in the October/November ’07 issue of BUST Magazine, and now it’s back… this time in the brand new anthology,  [Read More]

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Summer round-up: sports stories, data woes, and a brand spanking new web site

Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to contact me to ask for the next instalment. It’s nice to know that my silence has not gone unnoticed (although the comment that I’ve been “letting you down” may have been  [Read More]

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