CV and Publications

Download a PDF version of my CV here.

A) Scholarly Books

Politic-ing the Body: The Aesthetics of Masculinity During Gay Liberation, 1971-1987. University of Toronto Press. (under contract)

B) Journal Articles

Hrynyk, Nicholas. “No Sorrow, No Pity”: Intersections of Disability, HIV/AIDS, and Gay Male Masculinity in the 1980s,” Disability Studies Quarterly 42, no. 2 (2021). Read more…

Hrynyk, Nicholas. “Strutting Like a Peacock: Masculinity, Consumerism, and Men’s Fashion in Toronto, 1966- 1972.” Journal of Canadian Studies 49, no. 3 (Fall 2015): 76-110. Read More…


Hrynyk, Nicholas. “Beauty in a Box: Detangling the Roots of Canada’s Black Beauty Culture by Cheryl Thompson. (review).” Canadian Historical Review 101, no. 1 (February 2020): 133-134.

Hrynyk, Nicholas. “Making a Scene: Lesbians and Community across Canada, 1964-84 by Liz Millward (review).” Ontario History 109, no. 2 (Autumn 2017): 284-286.

Hrynyk, Nicholas. “Slumming: Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885-1940 by Chad Heap (review).” Studies in the Humanities 42, no. 1-2 (December 2015): 225-227.


Disability History Association Podcast – Episode 29 (June 2021): HIV/AIDS, Masculinity, and Disability.

In Progress

Hrynyk, Nicholas, and Celeste E. Orr. Anticipated Violence and the Queer Subject. Book proposal accepted by Concordia University Press (June 2022 tentative submission).

Hrynyk, Nicholas, ‘“Let the Marginalized Speak for Themselves’: Queer Disability Activism in Ontario.” Oral interviews in progress, article for Canadian Historical Review.

Hrynyk, Nicholas, “The Cowboy Hat Will Never Fit Quite Right: Race, Disability, and Gay Liberation in Toronto, 1970-1985.” Archival research complete, article for The Journal of the History of Sexuality.

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