My work focuses on the intersection of sports, gender, culture, & queerness & has been featured in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, espnW, The Atlantic, ELLE, Vogue, and more. I'm based in Boston.
Living Nonbinary in a Binary Sports World
While many trans athletes have become political lightning rods, nonbinary people like the WNBA’s Layshia Clarendon are left out of the conversation. In a sex-segregated sports world, where do they fit in?
What About the Trans Athletes Who Compete — And Win — in Men’s Sports?
On the oft-overlooked case of America’s supposedly "disadvantaged" transmasculine athletes.
The Rowdy Queer and Trans Wrestling League BLOWW-ing Stereotypes Away
During the Trump era, the Boston League of Wicked Wrestlers (BLOWW) has provided a haven for queer and trans wrestlers to express themselves—and whoop some ass.
Courtney Williams is showing the WNBA how to let loose
Few people saw Courtney Williams coming. Now she’s bending the WNBA to her joy.
Almost Undefeated: The Forgotten Football Upset of 1976
How the Toledo Troopers, the most dominant female football team of all time, met their match.
Is It Time to Kiss This In-Arena Stunt Goodbye?
For more than three decades, kiss cams have been seen as a lighthearted, silly part of the sports fan experience. But in our current cultural environment, the gimmick raises questions about inclusiveness, pressure, and consent.
Where Are All the Women in Play-by-Play Broadcasting?
Two weeks ago, Andrea Kremer and Hannah Storm became the first all-female broadcast team to call an NFL game. It was a boundary-breaking moment, but also served as a reminder that few women ever get the chance to be the voice of a game.
The Girls Who Play Baseball in the Last Frontier
In Alaska, Nadia Chernich, Anya Chernich and Athena Clendaniel are carving their own path, no matter what obstacles get in their way.
The Hidden Queer History Behind “A League of Their Own”
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League did everything it could to keep lesbians off the diamond. Seventy-five years later, its gay stars are finally opening up.
Androgyny Is Now Fashionable in the W.N.B.A.
Women’s basketball is expanding ideas of what female athletes are allowed to look like.
After Three Olympic Medals, Sprinter Kerron Clement Does His First Pride
For GQ's Give It Up series, Kerron Clement talks about celebrating his first Pride—and the hurdles, both physical and mental, he cleared to get there.
This Group Wants to Solve Sports’ “Transgender Problem.” There Are No Trans People in It
It’s a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist.
WNBA Players Just Got Better Maternity Benefits Than Most Women in America
Other sports — and pretty much every industry — should take note.
They Call Her La Primera, Jai Alai’s Last Hope
Three decades ago, Becky Smith wanted to become jai alai’s first woman pro. Now the sport can’t make a comeback without her.
Flagrant Foul: Benching Teen Moms Before Title IX
As a high schooler and new mom, Jane Rubel didn’t consider herself a feminist. She just knew that if husbands and fathers were eligible to play high school basketball, she should have been, too.