Take Up the Torch: When an Athlete’s Coming Out Became an Act of Activism

“Sports has the ability to transform individuals.” Wade Davis. Mark Tewksbury, Canadian former competition swimmer, was among the first gay athletes to come out in 1998. Living in a LGBT friendly city like Montreal came as a relief for the winner of the 1992 Summer Olympics gold medal. The Montreal LGBT festival struck again with … More Take Up the Torch: When an Athlete’s Coming Out Became an Act of Activism

That’s Not Us: Yet It Could Be Anyone

I didn’t have any preconceptions when I went to the opening of the Montreal LGBT festival. And that served me right. Friday was a promising foretaste of what is unfolding until December 6th. That’s not us could be summarized by the hashtag #relationshiproblems. The film is not just another love story. Because that’s where Sullivan … More That’s Not Us: Yet It Could Be Anyone