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It’s that time of year again!!
(Canada time, in case you were wondering)
HAPPY CANADA DAY, EH!
We recently received this email.
“My name is David Seitz and I’m a freelance journalist based in Toronto. I’m writing a story for the Toronto branch of the LGBTQ publication Xtra! about asexual community and organizing. Asexuality has had a bit of visibility in Toronto media over the last few years, but little of the coverage has focused on what’s happening locally. This despite the fact that asexuals have had entries in the past several Toronto Pride parades.
The angle of the story is fairly straightforward: raising visibility and awareness. I understand that no one in a minoritized community can be asked to speak for all member of that group. I am interested in different people’s views on the relationship between asexuality and other forms of historically marginalized identification.
I would like to connect with Ontario-based folks who would be willing to speak with me. It’s really important to me that my interviewees feel comfortable and that their preferred level of visibility is respected. Any level of confidentiality or disclosure — from anonymity to full name — is perfectly fine.”
If you’re interested in taking part, please email both David directly at email@example.com and also the Project Team at firstname.lastname@example.org; we’ll let you know any further information we find out about this piece.
Please also poke anyone you know of in the area, especially those who marched in Toronto pride.
Worldpride 2014 is in Toronto, and having a good piece here would be an excellent early preparation for that.