Public Speaking

Marcus has spent years engaging with audiences in a variety of formal and informal settings. His speaking engagements have included conference papers, keynote speeches, classroom visits, and presentations at faculties of law. Some highlights include:


Are There Any Bad Sex Laws?
Carleton University Conference Paper, March 2019, Ottawa ON

Glad Day Bookshop & State Censorship: Freedom to Read Week
Book and Periodical Council of Canada, February 2019, Toronto ON

Trinity Western v Law Society of Upper Canada: Debate
Faculty of Arts, University of Toronto, May 2018, Toronto ON

Sex-Positive Legal Reform: Special Lecture
Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, January 2018, Victoria BC

Cruising is Public Service
Conference Paper, Trent University, Peterborough, ON

Sexuality, Law, and Policing
Concordia University, Montreal QC

Faculty of Law Class of 1971 Reunion
University of Toronto, Keynote on tuition & accessibility

Feminist Responses to the Criminalization of HIV
Conference discussant for two-day conference

Flaunting It!: Celebration of the Body Politic
Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto, ON

Symposium on HIV, Law & Human Rights
Panellist: media representations of HIV & the Law

Freedom to Read Week
Panellist – sexuality & censorship at Toronto Public Library   

Rise up! Conference
Panellist – LGBT rights, Canadian Labour Congress National Conference

Canadian University Press Conference
Speaker – Journalism and sex negativity