Michael Yerxa

Michael Yerxa

Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things
Aug 20, 6:30pm, SFU GCA

Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things | Mark Kenneth Woods, Michael Yerxa | Canada | 71 min

Known for his outspokenness as an original cast member on Logo TV and MTV Canada’s 1 Girl 5 Gays, Michael Yerxa has worked behind the scenes as a producer on some of Canada’s most successful factual television shows including The Amazing Race Canada, Canada’s Smartest Person and Still Standing.

He has recently begun to branch out as a documentary filmmaker and producer. In 2015, he collaborated with filmmaker Mark Kenneth Woods on the television documentary Take Up The Torch, an inspiring look at past and present LGBT sport trailblazers in Canada actively making the sports landscape more LGBT-inclusive post-Sochi Olympics.