|Bullying: Leading by Example
Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 5)
Many of us think we know what bullying is. Perhaps many of us have our own experiences to draw from, and that because we’ve survived it growing up...
|Out From Under
‘Bully’ director and lesbian teen talk controversial documentary
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 8)
Lee Hirsch will never forget the brutality of his middle-school years, when he was the victim of what, in recent years, has become a tragic epidemic –...
|A Noble Experience
Interview by Jade Cooper (Page 10)
GayCalgary Magazine caught up with the 35th Emperor Chris Tron and the 35th Empress Makayla Quinn St. Asia of the Imperial Sovereign Court of the Chinook...
|Gender Bender Celebrates Safety and Support at Grant MacEwan University
Community by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 11)
March 23rd was a festive day for both the LGBTQ community and straight allies alike at Edmonton’s Grant MacEwan University.
Held in the Towers Bar...
InnerSPACE on the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2012
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 12)
Once again, the hosts of InnerSPACE (Space TV’s Sci Fi genre news program) will be moderating panels, interviewing guests, and rubbing elbows with expo-goers...
Battlestar Galactica star on the Future of Science Fiction
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 14)
Actor, writer, producer, and perhaps...visionary? Richard Hatch wears all these hats quite well. Known for his involvement in both incarnations of Battlestar...
|Running for Royalty
ISCCA Candidates for Emperor and Empress 36
Community by Dallas Barnes (Page 16)
It was almost one year ago when Calgary welcomed Royal Couple Will and Kate to its fine city. Next month, a different kind of Royal Couple will be crowned...
|One…Two…Robert’s coming for you
Robert Englund brings his nightmare to the CCE
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 18)
Although there are many iconic characters in horror, it is rare when the actor behind the bloodshed becomes iconic too. In the case of Robert Englund...
|Cool, Cocky and Bad
Wrestlers invade the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 20)
Growing up in the 1980’s it seemed at times nothing was hotter than the WWF. Hulk Hogan and Andre The Giant waged battle in front of a record-setting crowd...
|MIND AND MUSCLE
Lifestyle by Nathan Gerbino (Page 22)
Before joining Dr. Drew’s daytime television show Lifechangers, Coach Marc Montemerlo trained Hollywood stars like Reese Witherspoon, Chris O’Donnell...
|PLAYING THE FIELD
Game On! This spring with Rugby by Timoteo
Fashion Review by Ben Coleman (Page 24)
Timoteo is made for the stylish athlete who seeks the ultimate in comfort and design. Best known for their Clubhouse Athlete Jock– the first brief...
|On Trans* Beauty Contestants
Trans Identity by Mercedes Allen (Page 28)
I have to admit, as far as trans issues go, beauty pageants are way down my list of priorities. At a time when it’s difficult to access doctors willing...
|Deep Inside Hollywood
More pilots, casts and uncertainty
Celebrity Gossip by Romeo San Vicente (Page 30)
It’s a crapshoot pilot season. They make a lot of TV shows, they throw them against a wall, they see what sticks. And then a handful of the survivors go...
The Salty Dog
Lifestyle by Ed Sikov (Page 31)
It was with a toxic mix of boredom, curiosity, invigoration and the pathetic devilishness particular to the elderly that I called Kyle and asked him what...
|Mr. Gay World Competition Sparks Controversy in Africa
Sentiments on the withdrawal of Mr. Gay Zimbabwe from this Year’s Competition
News by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 32)
This April Johannesburg, South Africa will welcome a host of talented gay men including, for the first time in the competition’s running, three black representatives...
|A Disordered Reaction
Alberta Still Treating Homosexuality as Pathology
Political by Stephen Lock (Page 34)
Way back in the mists of time, circa 1973, gay liberationists, as queer activists were then known, successfully lobbied and agitated to have homosexuality...
|Out of Town
Memphis and Nashville
Travel by Andrew Collins (Page 36)
Although they’re the two largest cities of a decidedly conservative state, Memphis (memphistravel.com) and especially Nashville (visitmusiccity.com) have...
|Ghost Town LGBT Campout
Are you afraid of the dark?
Travel by Sam Casselman and Carey Rutherford (Page 38)
If you’re looking for something a little different to do this May long weekend you’re going to want to head out to the Alberta Badlands. Just fifteen minutes...
All Eyes on London
Travel by GayTravel (Page 39)
Seriously, how gay can London get in 2012? If the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee isn’t queer enough, "The Old Smoke" is also playing host to WorldPride in June.
|Crushing on Crusher
Wil Wheaton on The Next Generation, being a child actor, and his sexuality
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 40)
I have a clear memory as a child of attending a parade that was marshalled by Wil Wheaton and Michael Dorn, at the time stars of Star Trek: The Next Generation...
Leather, Bullets and Grace
Celebrity Interview by Jade Cooper (Page 42)
Amanda Tapping and Sandrine Holt lock lips on screen. Was it a stunt or true to the character? We chatted with the Syfy star about the kiss, her role as...
|Jer’s Vision Welcomes Faye Estrella
New Conference Coordinator Spreads Her Wings
Community by Dallas Barnes (Page 44)
By now you may recognize the name Jer’s Vision, belonging to an organization whose mandate is to "work to eliminate bullying, homophobia, transphobia...
|Two Yummy Fundraisers for SHARP
A Taste for Life and the Mac and Cheese Cook-off
Community by Sam Casselman (Page 44)
Are you ready to eat yourself into oblivion while at the same time supporting a worthy cause? If so, you’re in luck! The SHARP Foundation has you...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff (Page 47)
ISCCA - FABulous at FAB Bar, Calgary http://gaycalgary.com/pa188
Living Positive Presents Jeffery Straker in Concert,
Cartoon by Glen Hanson & Allan Neuwirth (Page 52)
|A Couple of Guys
Cartoon by Dave Brousseau (Page 53)
Cartoon by Joan Hilty (Page 54)
LGBT Community Directory
Events Listing by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 55)
GayCalgary Magazine is the go-to source for information about Alberta LGBT businesses and community groups—the most extensive and accurate resource of...
Classified Ads by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 60)
Think ahead, Aquarius!
Astrology by Jack Fertig (Page 62)
Mars is finally turning direct on the 13th! As he starts moving forward, heal recent blow-ups and resentments. He’s opposing Neptune, so over-eagerness...