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Frank Colosimo

Writer, talker, queer rights advocate, terrible singer

Frank works as a Program Coordinator at Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, a national charity promoting human rights based on gender identity and sexual orientation. He studies Sociology and Sexual Diversity at the University of Toronto and writes in his spare time. He also enjoys being creative with colours, making his friends laugh, and singing poorly at karaoke.

Frank also leads the m.bodiment project, an awareness campaign regarding gay, bi, trans, and queer men’s body image and its implications for mental health. He encourages you to check it out at m.bodiment.ca!
Forget The 'Perfect' Pride Body. Let's Celebrate All Shapes And

Forget The 'Perfect' Pride Body. Let's Celebrate All Shapes And Sizes

A Pride body is the one we see in all the advertisements for Pride parties, or on a float in a Speedo, dancing with a water gun. It's the body in the poster for the circuit party, wearing a leather harness and army-themed short-shorts. It is a shame that we don't celebrate all bodies at Pride, to shift the gaze onto diverse representations.
06/19/2017 11:52 EDT
I Am A Fat, Gay Man – And I Finally Love My

I Am A Fat, Gay Man – And I Finally Love My Body

I crushed on guys who were "out of my league." I saw others get attention while I was ignored or rejected. I felt bad about my body, which was mostly fat, with little or no visible muscle. My face was pretty and my mannerisms were soft, leaving me pretty low in the hierarchy. So I took action.
06/10/2016 06:21 EDT