Clinton Glenn is a Ph.D. student in Communication Studies with a Graduate Option in Gender and Women Studies, working under the supervision of Dr. Will Straw. Their research focuses on the politics of public protest, LGBTI activism, and pride marches in the Baltic States and Ukraine from 2004 to the present. Clinton's research is supported by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship and a Graduate Excellence Award from the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. Other research interests include: independent media and discourses on LGBT rights in the Russian Federation; queer activism through social networking on Facebook and VKontakte; and, the politics of the Eurovision Song Contest. Clinton holds a BFA and an MA in Art History from Concordia University.