“Law’s Sexual Infections” (2023) 46:2 Dalhousie Law Journal [forthcoming]

“Toby Goes to Catholic School: Gender Expression, Human Rights, and Ontario Catholic School Board Policy” (2022) 45:3 Canadian Journal of Education 586-618 [with Lee Airton, Jacob DesRochers & Lindsay Herriot] Access online

“The Gross Indecency of Criminalizing HIV Non-Disclosure” (2020) 73:3 University of Toronto Law Journal 263-282 Access online

“The Aftermath of Human Rights Protections: Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and the Socio-Legal Regulation of Schools” (2020) 35:2 Canadian Journal of Law and Society [with Lee Airton, Allison McMillan & Jacob DesRochers] Access online

“What is ‘gender expression’? How a new and nebulous human rights construct is taking shape in Ontario school board policy documents” (2019) 42:4 Canadian Journal of Education 1154-1182 [with Lee Airton, Allison McMillan & Jacob DesRochers] Access online

“Assessing the Influence of the Ottawa Law Review at the Supreme Court of Canada: 1966-2017” (2019) 50:3 Ottawa Law Review 55-117 [with Yan Campagnolo] Access online

“The Origins of Gender Identity and Gender Expression in Anglo-American Legal Discourse” (2018) 68 University of Toronto Law Journal 80-117 Access online

“Releasing Stigma: Police, Journalists, and Crimes of HIV Non-Disclosure” (2015) 46:1 Ottawa Law Review 127-160 Access online

“The Everyday Practice of Canadian Criminal Law: The ‘as of right’ jurisprudence of Justice Louise Charron” (2014) 65 Supreme Court Law Review 55-77 Access online

Reprinted in Graham Mayeda & Peter Oliver, eds. Principles and Pragmatism: Justice Louise Charron’s Contributions to Canadian Law (Markham, ON: LexisNexis, 2014) Access online

“Locating the Trans Legal Subject in Canadian Law: XY v Ontario” [with Jena McGill] (2013) 33 Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues 96-140 Access Online

“Indocile Bodies: Gender Identity and Strip Searches in Canadian Criminal Law” (2009) 24 Canadian Journal of Law and Society 107-125 Access online


“Queer Risk Knowledge from HIV/AIDS to COVID-19″ in Joseph J. Fischel & Brenda Cossman, eds. Enticements: A Queer Legal Studies Reader (New York: New York University Press, 2023) [forthcoming]

“Competing Masculinities and Political Campaigns” in Joanna Everitt & Angelia Wagner, eds. Gendered Mediation: Identity and Image Making in Canadian Politics (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019), pp. 45-65 [with Jerald Sabin] Access online

“Gender Dysphoria and the Medical Gaze in Anglo-American Carceral Regimes” in Jennifer M. Kilty & Erin Dej, eds. Containing Madness: Gender and ‘Psy’ in Institutional Contexts (London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), pp. 145-165 Access online

“After Marriage Equality: Courting Queer and Trans Rights” in Emmett Macfarlane, ed. Policy Change, Courts, and the Canadian Constitution (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018), pp. 378-394 Access online


“Interlocking Systems of Oppression: Disability, Gender, and Race in the Context of Transgender Legal Claims” (2009) 4:2 Journal of Race, Gender and Ethnicity 72-77 (conference proceedings)


Review of Ummni Khan, Vicarious Kinks: S/M in the Socio-Legal Imaginary (2015-2016) 53 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 375-387 Access online


Principal Investigator, Relations Between Police and LGBTQ2S+ Communities, commissioned by the Independent Civilian Review into Missing Person Investigations (Chair: The Honourable Justice J. Gloria Epstein, 2020), pp. 1-61 Access online

Best Practices in Policing and LGBTQ Communities in Ontario, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (November 2013), pp. 1-80 Access online


“A huge step backward for trans rights”, CBA National (10 November 2021): CBA National [with Anne Levesque, Fannie Lafontaine, Clémence Thabet, Angela Cameron, Amy Salyzyn, Suzanne Bouclin, Jena McGill & Sylvia Rich] Access online

“Passage of Transgender Rights Bill a Strong Step Forward”, Ottawa Citizen (26 June 2017): Ottawa Citizen Access online

“Defending the Court Challenges Program”, Policy Options (22 February 2017): IRPP [with Carissima Mathen] Access online

“Courting Controversy: Substantive Equality and the New Court Challenges Program”, (25 April 2016): [with Jennifer Klinck] Access online

“Beginning of the end for solitary confinement in Canada?”, TVO (18 March 2016): TVO Access online

“How Ontario’s prisons pioneered sensitivity to transgender inmates”, TVO (26 January 2016): TVO Access online

“Pride in Their Own Words: Kyle Kirkup”, Torontoist (24 June 2015): Torontoist Access online

“It’s unstoppable: Same-sex marriage is coming to the U.S.”, The Globe and Mail (28 April 2015): The Globe Mail [with Brenda Cossman] Access online

“Solitary Confinement: An abuse by any other name”, National Post (31 March 2015): National Post Access online

“Ontario’s welcome move on rights shows reality of trans people in prisons”, The Globe and Mail (26 January 2015): The Globe and Mail Access online

“Stop criminalizing sex work”, The Winnipeg Free Press (8 December 2014): The Winnipeg Free Press Access online

“The legal inquiry into Justice Lori Douglas must end”, The Globe and Mail (22 October 2014): The Globe and Mail Access online

“New prostitution laws, same old harms to sex workers”, The Globe and Mail (4 June 2014): The Globe and Mail Access online

“With sex-work ruling, Supreme Court can be on right side of history”, The Globe and Mail (17 December 2013): The Globe and Mail Access online

“Transforming Sentencing? Gender Identity, Prisons, and Canadian Criminal Law”, Blogging for Equality (7 October 2013): Blogging for Equality Access online

“When should unprotected sex trigger the heavy hand of criminal law?”, The Globe and Mail (3 October 2013): The Globe and Mail Access online

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