“The Gross Indecency of Criminalizing HIV Non-Disclosure” (2020) University of Toronto Law Journal [in press]

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

“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 [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 [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 Access online

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

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


“Competing Masculinities and Political Campaigns” in Joanna Everitt & Angelia Wagner, eds. Gendered Mediation: Identity and Image Making in Canadian Politics (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019) [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) 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) 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 (conference proceedings)


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


Law and Order Queers: Respectability, Victimhood, and the Carceral State [under contract, UBC Press, 280 pp.]

“On the Basis of Sex, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression” [with Lee Airton]

“A Queer Embrace: Canadian Political Identity and LGBTQ Rights” [with Jerald Sabin]

“Queer Theory in an Age of Legal Risk” [invited chapter, Brenda Cossman & Joseph Fischel, eds]

“Who Do You Think I Am? Constructing the Beneficiary of Gender-Based Human Rights Protections in K-12 Education” [with Lee Airton, Allison McMillan & Jacob DesRochers]

“Are you trying to teach me or just tell me what to do? Reading gender diversity policies through the prism of genre theory” [with Allison McMillan & Lee Airton]


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) Access online

Best Practices in Policing and LGBTQ Communities in Ontario, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (November 2013) 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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