Rob has worked as a journalist for ten years, writing for such publications as VICE, AdvocateNOW Magazine, Metro Toronto#CdnCult Times, FAB,, Eye Weekly, Guide Magazine, and Outlooks and appearing on CTV News and Sun News Network.

He is best known for his work as a reporter and columnist with Xtra, Canada’s Gay & Lesbian newspaper, now, where he covers such topics as: national, provincial, and municipal politics; community organizations and activism; human rights law; crime; media analysis; HIV/AIDS; and immigration and refugee issues. He also contributes frequent travel articles. He is well-known in the LGBT community for fearlessly sharing his unconventional opinions on topics of the day.

Selected Bibliography:

Ukraine’s LGBT Community Is Fighting for Visibility in a Time of Revolution and War, VICE.

Justin Trudeau Still Has a Lot to Prove on LGBT Rights, Advocate

Is John Tory’s SmartTrack Able to Leap Tall Buildings?, Now Magazine.

LGBT Legal Protections Uneven In Canada,

Can Progressives Shut Up, Listen, and Actually Win? (Editorial),

The Trouble With Fringe, #CdnCult Times.


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