Nonfiction & journalism

Journalism | Non Fiction | Reviews | Outright radio

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Long-Lived Lesbians column for

Whenever I can, I do freelance work for magazines and newspapers, usually on women’s issues, food, or travel. Here are a few samples of my journalistic efforts:

An essay on travel poetry, in the LA TIMES

Ferron: On Ageing, Active Compassion, and the Evolution of DNA. (Part 1 of 3) — CURVE Magazine, 2014

Ferron: On Ageing, Our Generation, and Active Compassion (Part 2 of 3) — CURVE Magazine, 2014

Ferron: On Ageing, Acceptance, and the Granny Drug Part three (final) — CURVE Magazine, 2014

Pope Francis: in his own words — CURVE Magazine, 2014

Gillian reviews her favorite cookbooks here

Taking Tea with the Master Chocolate Chef —

Easily Led” (nonfiction) in THE SUN Magazine, Nov. 2012

Sugaring is the new waxing and sweetest body treatment around — CURVE Magazine, July/August 2012

How Green Is Your Airline? — CURVE Magazine, July/August 2012

Review of Matilda the Musical, May 2012

Review of THE KING’S SPEECH play in London, March 2012

“Hypnotized for Health” –CURVE Magazine

Paul Watson Interview — THE SUN

Helping Care for Elephants in Thailand — Perceptive Travel review of Victorian bushfires in the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
New Aussie does her bit for science – Herald Sun, February 12th, 2011.
Interview with Peter Sandman (full text of interview published in The Sun)
Article about Michigan Women’s Festival and Ferron in Curve with Alison Bechdel for Girlfriends
Interview with Carey Cruea for Curve
Review of Ozzfest in SurfMetro Magazine Interviews on the contribution of Aboriginal culture to sustainable practice

Non Fiction

Risky Business: Peter Sandman on Corporate Misbehavior and Public Outrage

ECOS Magazine article
Would you pay to offset your air travel emissions?

ECOS Magazine article
Aboriginal contributions to sustainable practices

As an ex-pat, I’m quoted in a feature on life in Australia
Life in Oz: How do gay rights in Australia measure up to those in the States?

My reviews of other work

The Autobiography of Nature — Spring Literary Festival, Ohio University, May 4 – 6, 1994

Review of THE KING’S SPEECH play in London, March 2012

No Fags in the Foxhole — Gay and Lesbian Review, Sept/Oct 2011

Across America by Bicycle: Alice and Bobbi’s summer on wheels — Perceptive Travel review


Outright Radio shows

My radio essay about “When Things Get Out of Hand” is at:

Interview with Gillian Kendall and Danny Upton of Birmingham-Southern College
Making a Difference

A coming out comi-tragedy
When things get out of hand