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‘I never wanted to be with a man’: escaping Russia for Canada
The remarkable story of a woman from Russia who escaped to Canada in a sailboat to be with the woman she loves
prospektmag.com/2017/05/escapi

@lenna I think Vissar launched her journalism career with that piece.

That her story went viral, then was stolen, lock stock and barrel, by several major media outlets, was a pretty good indication she'd hit the sweet-spot.

Every aspiring writers' dream-come-true!

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