|Mr & Ms GayCalgary
Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 5)
There was a time when the cover of GayCalgary Magazine regularly featured fun, creative, and sometimes even sexy photo shoots with local Albertans...
Letters by Letters (Page 7)
Thanks ever so much to Premier Redford and Health Minister Horne for restoring full funding to transgender reassignment surgery...
Pitch Perfect star and director on what’s so gay about the movie, outsiders and spotting lesbians
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 8)
Everyone’s talking about Rebel Wilson, the scene-stealer in Bridesmaids who played Kristen Wiig’s trashy roommate and mistook her live-in’s diary for a...
|Sean Maher Comes To Edmonton
Firefly & Playboy Club Star on fans, Joss Whedon, and coming out in Hollywood
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 10)
It has become more common and accepted for those in entertainment to come out of the closet. In the case of Sean Maher, he was already out when Hollywood...
|Gordon the Giraffe
A tale of tolerance
Book Review by Evan Kayne (Page 13)
Bruce Brown, graphic novelist whose work has been featured in the Chicago Tribune and Wired (among others) and who has put out a series of graphic novels...
|Jordan Knight’s Unfinished Business
New Kid Brings Solo Tour To Canada
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 14)
It has been a busy couple of years for Jordan Knight. As member of The New Kids On The Block, he’s toured the world on a giant penis, selling out arenas...
|Calgary Gay History Project
Exploring Calgary’s secret history of the 50’s and 60’s
Community by Carey Rutherford (Page 17)
How often do you get to meet someone with the title of Historian in Residence? Yes, it’s a real thing – in fact, it is Kevin Allen’s role at Calgary...
|A Conversation With Nichelle Nichols
Groundbreaking Actress Speaks To GayCalgary
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 18)
Nichelle Nichols is best known for her portrayal of Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek, but her life and career is so much more than that. She has voiced...
|Calgary Sexual Health Centre Celebrates 40 Years of Service
Community by Lisa Lunney (Page 21)
This October, the Calgary Sexual Health Centre is proudly celebrating their fortieth anniversary of providing services to the community. The centre began...
Comedian talks longtime relationship, gay repression and retirement rumors
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 22)
Lily Tomlin launched her career over four decades ago with a timeless clan of wacky characters that she established on NBC’s sketch comedy show Rowan and...
|The Perks of Being Ezra Miller
Breakthrough actor talks gay teen role, why he’s queer and doing drag as a kid
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 24)
Twenty is a young age to have already played two characters that couldn’t be any more different. But Ezra Miller’s done it with parts as Tilda Swinton’s...
|The Other Reproductive Rights
Trans Identity by Mercedes Allen (Page 26)
Recently, I was asked why in my writing at Rabble.ca on M-312, I had suggested that trans people should be concerned about attempts to criminalize abortion...
|The Level Playing Field Is Still Askew
Political by Stephen Lock (Page 28)
As if there was any doubt, two separate instances in September highlighted the lingering level of homophobia and garden-variety anti-gay feelings still...
|BEAUTY AND THE BEAT
Celebrity Interview by Dustin Fitzharris (Page 29)
Mika Newton isn’t afraid to admit she is relentless. She vows that she will never stop working hard, going to places, meeting people, and encouraging everyone...
|Deep Inside Hollywood
Which one is Queen of The Desert?
Celebrity Gossip by Romeo San Vicente (Page 30)
Post-Twilight, Robert Pattinson’s career heat is leading him in some unexpected directions. Instead of continuing to cash in with above-the-title treatment...
Lifestyle by Ed Sikov (Page 31)
"It sure has been one of those summers!" the talkative senior sitting next to me on the train said as we pulled out of Penn Station toward Babylon. (Yes...
|Greta Gerwig: The New Gay-Loved Girl
Actress talks gay fake-out in new film, preference for gay boyfriends and filling Liza’s shoes
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 32)
It was only a matter of time before Greta Gerwig would enter gay consciousness. Roles in the Arthur remake, with Ben Stiller in Greenberg and as Natalie...
|How a Movement is Born
SlutWalk co-founder, queer positive feminist to speak at upcoming event
Community by Krista Sylvester (Page 34)
Starting a global movement against victim-blaming, slut-shaming and sexual profiling on behalf of women’s rights is no small feat, but for queer and body-positivist...
|AGOKWE: A Two-Spirited Love Story
Ojibwa Artist, Waawaate Fobister, Portrays Queer Teenage Love on the Rez
Theatre Preview by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 35)
Based on actual events, the one-man show Agokwe by Waawaate Fobister offers audiences a unique Ojibwan perspective of teenage two-spirit love.
Travel by Joey Amato (Page 36)
Known as one of the country’s foremost LGBT capital’s, Fort Lauderdale definitely offers visitors a plethora of dining, entertainment and cultural options...
|Send In My Girls
Queens Return to All Star Drag Race
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 38)
If I were to create a list of "GayCalgary Interview All Stars" RuPaul would be one of the top. Somehow he always says something moving and thought provoking...
Singer talks acting debut, her gay following and how ‘Whitney loved her gays’
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 40)
Whitney Houston’s starring role – the last before her tragic death earlier this year – isn’t the only reason Sparkle has gay written all over it: there’s...
|Cowboys Nightclub Turns A Shade Pink?
Community by Evan Kayne (Page 42)
They’re a renowned Calgary business that has been around for years. After signing an agreement with the Calgary Stampede, Cowboys nightclub has finally...
|Just A Gigolo
Interview with Junior Stellano
Celebrity Interview by Mark Gray (Page 44)
Junior Stellano was just 18-years-old when, on a bet, he stepped into a tattoo parlor in New Orleans and was forever branded with the tiny heart on his...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff (Page 46)
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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)
Be helpful, Leo!
Astrology by Jack Fertig (Page 62)
Saturn entering Scorpio alleviates some social conservatism and spells trouble for plutocrats. Mars, Venus, and Mercury all changing signs at the same...