Peter Knegt

Peter Knegt (he/him) has worked for CBC Arts since 2016, writing the LGBTQ-culture column Queeries (winner of the 2019 Digital Publishing Award for best digital column in Canada) and spearheading the launch and production of series Canada's a Drag, variety special Queer Pride Inside, and interactive projects Superqueeroes and The 2020s: The Decade Canadian Artists Stopped Saying Sorry. Collectively, these projects have won Knegt four Canadian Screen Awards. Beyond CBC, Knegt is also the filmmaker of numerous short films and the author of the book About Canada: Queer Rights. You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter with the same obvious handle: @peterknegt.

Latest from Peter Knegt

Point of View

Best friends till death: Watching 90s cult hit Poison Ivy for the first time 30 years later

The unhinged Drew Barrymore thriller couldn't have been made today — but it still might have something to say.

10 Canadians who helped make Yellowjackets and Station Eleven the zeitgeist shows of this strange moment

Beyond being shot here, both shows are extremely Canadian on both sides of the camera .
Queeries

The 10 most anticipated queer films and TV shows coming out in 2022

Because we desperately need something to look forward to right now.
Queeries

The 10 best queer movies of 2021

Hats off to LGBTQ cinema, which had a wild and boundary-pushing year.
Queeries

The 10 series that made 2021 the best year ever for queer TV

From The White Lotus to Pose to The Other Two, this year's LGBTQ TV has been a gift.
Queeries

Is Kristen Stewart about to become the first openly LGBTQ actor to ever win an Oscar?

She's an early frontrunner for her work as Princess Diana in Spencer, and if she wins it'll be a very big deal.
Queeries

Catherine Hernandez wants to help us laugh off the apocalypse in her new sketch comedy podcast

With Imminent Disaster, the award-winning writer skewers the absurdity of our times.
Governor General's Awards

The 10 best performances from Catherine O'Hara, Canada's true national treasure

From Home Alone to Home Fries, SCTV to Six Feet Under, these roles prove her reign as Catherine the greatest.
Queeries

Legends of the Trans: Vivek Shraya queers Brad Pitt (and his hair) in her latest project

The prolific artist approaches her 20th anniversary with a photo essay that deconstructs Pitt's 1994 film.
Queeries

All in the family: How Call Me Mother stands out in a sea of drag competition shows

Featuring drag artists of all genders from across Canada, the series pushes the genre in a familial direction.

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