Writing

Current TV“Is Colorado ready to be the higher state?”: Colorado officials and medicinal marijuana advocates
hold their breath as recreational weed becomes legal. Published Nov. 9, 2012, online.

The Queens Chronicle“First gay couples marry in Queens”: Greg Levine and Shane Serkiz waited 4,223 days
to become the first married gay couple in Queens. Published July 28, 2011.

PBS’s Women, War & Peace“Driving While Female”: The niece of one of Saudi Arabia’s pioneering women
drivers weighs in on current Women2Drive protests in the kingdom. Published June 30, 2011, online.

The Queens Chronicle“Hefty fines hurt street vendors”: Queens street vendors owe thousands of dollars to
New York City every year for the same infractions, and some are fighting back. Published Nov. 3, 2011.

The Columbia Journalist“In Jackson Heights, gays gaining in numbers and political clout”: The gay community in
Jackson Heights, Queens, is growing – but can it rival Chelsea? Published Nov. 1, 2009, online.

The Queens Courier“Celebrating Our Lady of Guadalupe”: Sales of roses and more are an economic windfall in
New York City during the annual Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Published Dec. 10, 2009.

The Bangkok Post“Bangkok’s Buns”: Bangkok’s baking scene is on the rise, despite the challenge of sourcing
ingredients and convincing Thais to bite into crusty breads. Published June 11, 2009.