Maighdlin Mahoney

Maighdlin Mahoney (she/her) is a freelance writer with a background in theatre production, creation and performance. You can find her on Instagram at @maddymahoney.

Latest from Maighdlin Mahoney

The teaches of Sandra Oh: The Chair reminds us how complicated university life can be

The Netflix series comes at a complex time for higher learning but might offer some lessons for its future.

How watching old Disney movies can remind us to find the quiet magic in our everyday lives

Comparing 2021's Cruella to 1961's One Hundred and One Dalmatians may hold a lesson about how we want to live.

How this artist adjusted from four years on tour with Cirque du Soleil to two years at home

Domenic Taylor had planned to take a short break and then head back on the road. He's still in his apartment.
Point of View

How having to get face stitches taught me to lose my expectations and have the best Pride ever

Maighdlin Mahoney thought her dream Pride would look like a TV show — but reality didn't follow the script.

Montreal was home to the first known queer magazine in North America from 1918-1920

Les Mouches Fantastiques wasn't a perfect piece of art — and that reminds us that not every part of queer history has to be.

COVID on TV: What are shows telling us to remember, and what are they telling us to forget?

From Grey's Anatomy to Superstore, many series have incorporated an oversimplified version of the pandemic into their narratives.

The pandemic has led to a surge in queer women seeking connection the old-fashioned way: the mail

People are sending stickers, raunchy Polaroid pictures, tea bags, paintings, vintage Valentine's Day cards — all to people they don't know and may never meet.
Pandemic Diaries

No sex and the city: With casual intimacy off limits, we are losing out on momentary connections

"I am finding ways to sustain long-term relationships, but I haven't yet found ways to replace these ordinary, ephemeral intimacies."