Walt has written for dozens of newspapers and magazines on subjects
from endangered sea turtles and how to buy a man's suit to college
baseball and British musicians. He wrote about his experiences on the
TV game show Jeopardy! and told his own coming out story in the Los
Angeles Times Magazine. Some samples of his work...
Walt's coming out story was printed in the Los
Angeles Times Magazine in 2001 and got a huge
response from all over the world. It was reprinted in
Portugal and Thailand. He appeared on the
television show "Speak Out" in Boston to talk about
the article and the response he received from it.
Walt chronicled his experiences on the
television show Jeopardy! for the
Pittsburgh Press Sunday Magazine.
Unfortunately the newspaper no longer
exists, so this a scan of the article.
Some of the many other magazines for which Walt
has freelanced, but their archives are not online:
...and some of the many other magazines for which Walt has
freelanced. Sadly, these publications are no longer with us.
Walt wrote about Pittsburgh Pirate great,
Vernon Law on the web site Baseball Savvy.
Walt's mini-bio from San Diego Magazine:
Some of the stories Walt did for Out are in their archives:
Flip to page 28 to see the piece Walt wrote about the difference between his hometown--the
real Pittsburgh--and the way it was depicted on the television show Queer As Folk
Flip to page 38 to see the piece Walt wrote about the SCA.
On page 40, Walt wrote about the gay aspects of Comic Con.
Page 10 has Walt’s brief Out bio
A little side note--Walt
recently got interviewed
by Smart Money about
his experiences on
Jeopardy! He is
mentioned in sections
8 & 10.
A 15-year old's coming out story.
|An op-ed Walt did for the Orlando Sentinel about
Florida's misguided attempt to add the wrong flag
to its license plates.
Walt has written several pieces for the award-winning
East County Magazine: Bullying
Walt wrote about endangered leatherback turtles in
Mexico for the Portland Oregonian, Pittsburgh Press,
and Orange County Register . Unfortunately none of
the papers' archives are online.