Articles & Essays

As a freelance writer, Calvin has experimented with the odd article and essay over the years, which so far hasn't led to anything more serious.

o A conscientious objector to suffering (Geez Magazine, November 2008)
o A pound of flesh: The cost of transsexual health care in Canada
(Briarpatch Magazine, March 2009)
o Big Sky Ranch: Sanctuary for Body and Soul (The Suffering Eyes Project, December 2013)
o Blessed are the... queers? (Geez Magazine, December 2006)
o Book Review: The Chain (Free from Harm, September 2015)
o Book Review: The Sexual Politics of Meat
(Briarpatch Magazine, March 2009)
o Buying into beauty
(Geez Magazine, July 2007)
o Dropping Obama’s pedestal a notch (but keeping him enthroned)
(Xtra!, January 2009)
o Freedom 25: Financial independence in the first quarter-century
(Briarpatch Magazine, May 2008)
o …I learned in Kindergarten
(Honourable mention, Canadian Gay & Lesbian Archives competition, August 2008;
later published in CLGA's Keeping Our Stories Alive Anthology, 2013)
o Lost in transition 
(Xtra!, September 2008)
o Monsters in the closet 
(Geez Magazine, April 2007)
o My Crappy-Turned-Happy Lap Appy
(Unpublished, July 2013)
o On Openness in Adoption (Presented at Lanark Children's Aid, November 2014)
o Simple ways to go green (Presented at Childbirth Kingston’s “Green It Up” AGM, May 2009)
o Snapping out of it (an entirely unmedical prescription)
(Xtra!, May 2009)
o Tapping into trans feminism
(Xtra!, November 2008)
o Trans Veganism (Geez Magazine, Summer 2015)
o Who is This Strange Man? (Geez Magazine, Winter 2015)