Daniela Costa

Freelance Writer and Film Critic

Editor of Gay Vegas, reporter/producer for RTP. Contributor for many great publications. Formerly with After Ellen. Member of GALECA.

My work has also appeared in @HuffingtonPostCanada, @DailyXtra, @theBUZZ, @OutFrontCO, @soflagaynews, @WindyCityTimes, @gaycalgary, @WatermarkOnline, @Into, @NBCOUT, @VICE, @Slate and @TeenVogue.

The below clippings are divided up in order by:

Multimedia, High Profile Interviews, High Profile Movie Reviews, Long-form Journalism, Sports Stories, Television Recaps/Reviews, Book Interviews/Reviews, More Interviews, More Movie Reviews, News Coverage & Profiles, and Other.

Portfolio

Equality Florida passes on Jacksonville gay candidate
Jacksonville - When Equality Florida's Action PAC released its list of recommendations on candidates running for office in Jacksonville there was one noticeable exception-openly...
Francis Gaudreault named new BIA chair
"With new blood come new ideas." So says Francis Gaudreault, the newly elected chair of the Church-Wellesley Village Business Improvement Area (BIA). And when he says new, he...
Bisexual women feel invisible with doctors
Going to the doctor's office is never a fun experience. But when patients are met with a lack of resources and assumptions about their sexuality, a checkup can turn into an...
Ontario's Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line turns 20
Young staff at the toll free helpline continue to receive about 6,000 calls each year
Egale wants to hear your story
Everyone has a story. With the #HearOurStory campaign, Egale is asking the LGBT community and its allies to share their tales online. #HearOurStory is a social media campaign...
A 'totally amazing' community treasure
Local organizer Syrus Marcus Ware wins prestigious queer award
The 519 launches LGBT senior care initiative
When Toronto's 519 Community Centre screened the documentary Gen Silent on Sept 27, it was to a packed room surprisingly light on seniors. Stu Maddux's film tells the story of...
Kris and Dee
Kingston duo back in Toronto for Hugh's Room gig
Pussy art with purpose
Allyson Mitchell's new exhibit is best suited for those with a foundation in queer theory
Activists condemn sex worker arrests
Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, police criticized for releasing personal details to local media
Out on Bay Street honours business leaders
Lawyer Doug Elliott presented with Lifetime Achievement Award
United in Difference
West end prepares for 12th annual Queer Arts and Culture Festival
Gay homeless people at risk: activists
Housing experts warn of flaws in mayor's homelessness task force
Female lovers reunite in Paper Ring's "Great Escape" music video
"The mass media depicts older lesbians in love way too often," said no one ever. Yup, when it comes to media representation, older queer women get the short end of an already...

Other

Northern Exposure: 4 Queer Film Festivals Coming to Canada This Fall
With several LGBTQ film festivals taking place in the United States on a seemingly monthly basis, when does the American queer film buff get to go abroad? Well, Fall 2017 is...
How a New Crop of Filmmakers and Festival Organizers Are Breathing New Life Into "Lesbian Cinema"
If you asked a relatively knowledgeable movie-goer what notable lesbian-themed films have come out in the last three years, she'd probably tell you Blue Is The Warmest Color...
Seven Web Series About Queer Women You Should Watch | VICE | United States
As a queer media critic, I've watched a lot of web series. As just your regular fan of lesbian storylines, I've watched many more. Some of my favorites never get more than a few...
11 international films to watch at the NewFest LGBT Film Festival
More than 100 features and short films are being shown at NewFest: New York's LGBT Film Festival this year, and the slate includes the largest offering of international films in...
Tidbits from "Carmilla," Gillian Anderson and more at Fan Expo Canada
Well, it's official: they let me back into Fan Expo Canada for the second year in a row. I guess I'm a veteran now, but of course I still managed to get lost. Come on, over...
Gillian Anderson, Amy Acker, Hayley Atwell and Neve Campbell answer our super gay questions at...
If you haven't heard, Fan Expo Canada is basically Toronto's version of San Diego Comic-Con. This four-day event attracts over 125,000 people from around the world, but, more...
How to speed through 10 dates
When it comes to dating, I try to close as few doors as possible. Dating sites, apps, introductions by friends and, yes, even the club scene - I've tried them all with varying...
Gay Vegas Magazine 2017 April
Vegas Gay Guide ™ // One Night for One Drop presented by Cirque du Soleil // Major Changes at The Center // Vegas Gossip // Todrick Hall // A Vegas Experience // Community...
Gay Vegas Magazine 2017 March
Vegas Gay Guide ™ // Transparent Star Ian Harvie Becomes The Worlds First Trans Comedian With A Standup Special // CCSD Settles Case with Trans Officer // Portrait of Trans...
Gay Vegas Magazine 2017 February
Gay Vegas Magazine February 2017 / For the Love of Fashion - Kevin Smith is building bridges with FASHION and starting a school in the HEART of downtown Las Vegas. / Tom Ford...
Gay Vegas Magazine 2017 January
Gay Vegas Magazine January 2017 / Sin City Shoot Out - 10 Year Anniversary / Goodtimes Bar and Nightclub Closing / Landmarks and Casinos Go Red For Work Aids Day / The Center To...
Gay Vegas Magazine 2016 December
Michael Bublé - On leaving an LGBT affirming legacy, man crushes and male admirers / Ricky Martin - Livin' La Vida LOCAL - Latinx pop star announces Vegas residency and...
Gay Vegas Magazine 2016 November
Kristin Chenoweth - Christian LGBT Ally and Lifesaver / Come Out Vegas - NCOD Weekend Photos / Being Jazz - My Life as a (Transgender) Teen / Idina Menzel - LGBT Icon Interview...
Gay Vegas Magazine 2016 October
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Gay Vegas Magazine 2016 September
Cyndi Lauper - Exclusive Interview / Come Out Vegas Weekend - NCOD 2016 - October 7 & 8 / Pokemon Go Trolls the Westboro Church / Queercon 2016 Event Recap / Lesbian Vegas...

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