Peter Knegt

Peter Knegt 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 playing integral roles in the launch and production of series The Filmmakers and Canada's a Drag. Beyond CBC, Knegt is also a stand-up comedian, 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


Gaynadian apparel: This "pop and pop" shop turns Canadian LGBT history into must-have shirts

Jonny House and Sandy Watts are queering the north by offering you some fabulous new wardrobe options.

Once upon a time in the Scottish Highlands: a queer and magical love story

10 years ago, Tilda Swinton and Mark Cousins’s ‘A Pilgrimage’ changed my life forever — and I'm not alone.

Take a trip to Pride celebrations around the world in this wonderful new docu-series

From Calgary to Hong Kong, filmmakers Mark Kenneth Woods and Michael Yerxa want to show you the queer world.

Killing Patient Zero: How a Quebec flight attendant was falsely accused of bringing AIDS to America

Laurie Lynd's new film debunks the myth surrounding Gaétan Dugas once and for all.

Holy Schitt: The Emmy nominations are really good — and really queer

From Pose to Special to Nanette, LGBTQ folks are heavily represented this year.

We need to talk about the dinner party scene in the Tales of the City reboot

Instead of yelling at each other about the specific hardships we've faced, we need to start listening and stop vilifying.

With their podcast Chosen Family, BFFs Thomas Leblanc and Tranna Wintour are queering your commutes

The Montreal comedians are letting queer friendship shine bright in the new season of their CBC podcast.

Canada has had way more than 69 Super Queeroes. Here are a few we missed

Tommy Sexton, Evalyn Parry, Louis Negin, Keith Cole and a slew of younger folks deserve their capes too.

The Ethnic Rainbow: How Brandon Ash-Mohammad is letting queer comedy shine in living colour

For too long, queer comedians of colour didn't have their own stage — but that's finally changing.

Gay for no pay: 10 things to watch for free on CBC Gem to celebrate Pride

From Hannah Gadsby to Schitt's Creek, we got the gay goods right here.

The queer joy of Rocketman: How the Elton John biopic gets right what Bohemian Rhapsody got wrong

An open letter to queers concerned about Rocketman: don't be — it's a gay, proud ode to coming out.

With a little help from Netflix, Inside Out is opening major doors for the future of LGBTQ stories

The festival kicks off with the Elton John biopic Rocketman, but its plan to rocket talent to the next level is the real story.

Don't call it a female Superbad: Booksmart is the raunchy queer teen comedy we've been waiting for

Run, don't walk, to Olivia Wilde's heartfelt, hilarious and very gay directorial debut.

This podcast is required listening for LGBTQ folks — and can inspire us to keep telling our stories

Justin Ling's CBC-produced Uncover: The Village is so much more than an investigation of the Bruce McArthur murders.

From drag kids to Chelsea Manning, a complete guide to queer films at Hot Docs 2019

There are nine films centred around extraordinary LGBTQ stories screening during the festival's 26th edition.