|Faith in Canada
Letter from the Publisher
Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 5)
It’s February, the much acclaimed month of love. With Stephen Harper now the new Prime Minister of Canada, Valentine’s Days to follow might not be looking...
The ongoing crusade to end violence against women
Community Spotlight by Nico Hofferd (Page 8)
I am certainly no stranger to feminism and empowerment of women – especially when it comes to sexuality. For instance, I am always marking periods of...
Soleiha B. Mahrcell of Solsourced Weddings
Business Review by Stephen Lock (Page 12)
Soleiha B. Mahrcell has been a Marriage Commissioner in the province of Alberta since August 2004, but served as an assistant to well-known Calgary personality...
Find out what’s happening
Events Listing by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 16)
Getting Back what you’re Owed
Legal Advice by Darryl Aarbo (Page 23)
Does someone owe you money? If so, then the first step is almost always to make a formal demand for payment in writing. If he or she does not pay then...
“Save receipts, Capricorn!”
Astrology by GayCalgary.com Magazine Staff (Page 25)
Mars is in Taurus square to the Sun in Aquarius, cranking up energy and ego with powerful determination. That determination dissolves, although energy...
|Adult Film Review
Lots of Lovin’!
Adult Film Review - Male by Jerome Voltero (Page 26)
Here comes Valentines Day! For those of you who need a little extra loving, we’re reviewing 2-disc sets this month from Adult Depot. Apparently they...
|Out of the Closet and Onto the Streets
GLBTQ Youth at Risk
Community by Stephen Lock (Page 28)
A recent article by an openly lesbian Toronto police officer, Sgt. Judy Nosworthy, on 365gay.com about GLBTQ street and homeless youth struck a chord when...
|Different Strokes Calgary
Swimming Toward a Wider Horizon
Community Spotlight by Stephen Lock (Page 30)
One of the ‘veterans’ of the Calgary GLBTQ community, Different Strokes Swim Club recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary in July of 2005, and continues...
Crossword Puzzle by GayCalgary.com Magazine Staff (Page 32)
|High Performance, Indeed!
One Yellow Rabbit & Friends
Theatre Review by Nico Hofferd (Page 33)
I’ll admit it; I’m pretty much a High Performance Rodeo virgin. Oh, I’ve been to a few shows over the years, here and there, but I’ve never taken in “The...
|The Science of the Mind
Celebrating GLBTQ Marriage
Business Review by Stephen Lock (Page 36)
Now that equal marriage is finally a reality in Canada, there is an increasing variety of options available to those seeking to marry their same-sex partner.
|The Calgary Men’s Chorus
Calgary Group goes to Carnegie Hall
Community Spotlight by Jason Clevett (Page 39)
It’s one of the most prestigious performance venues in the world. Located in the heart of New York City, two blocks from Central Park, the 116 year old...
|Enbridge playRites Festival 2006
5 Plays in 6 Weeks
Theatre Preview by Jason Clevett (Page 40)
The 20th season of Alberta Theatre Project’s playRites festival is upon us, and a buzz is in the air at the Martha Cohen Theatre in the Epcore Centre for...
Press Releases by GayCalgary.com Magazine Staff (Page 42)
Powder & Pride: Gay and Lesbian Ski Weekend
Panorama, BC - March 24th - 26th, 2006
By Nico Hofferd
The second annual Powder & Pride, put on by UB...
|Designer Superstar Challenge
Calgarian makes good on HGTV show
TV Show Review by Jason Clevett (Page 43)
For the next seven weeks the eyes of Calgary will be glued to HGTV on Monday nights for Designer Superstar Challenge. The show is an action packed reality...
Stand Up for Love!
Music Review by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 44)
Party Groove: White Party 7
Mixed by Junior Vasquez
We seem to be reviewing this CD just in time since it is quite appropriate with Valentine’s Day...
Cartoon by Joan Hilty (Page 45)
|Sexual Orientation and Conversion Therapy
Can You Turn Swans Into Ducks?
Queer Quest by Kevin Alderson, Ph.D., R. Psych. (Page 46)
I remember painfully my own experience of suffering in a silence that I suspect many people my age and older have experienced. Watching Brokeback Mountain...
|A Couple of Guys
Cartoon by Dave Brousseau (Page 49)
|The Boundaries of Art
Transgressive Art and Reaction
Community Spotlight by Stephen Lock (Page 50)
Recently a controversy around the display of some artwork on the EPCOR Centre’s +15 erupted, resulting in EPCOR erecting a wall in front of the artwork...
Event Photography by Steve Polyak (Page 53)
|Letters to the Publishers
Letters by Letters (Page 54)
The Calgary Eagle - 4 years of FUN
By John Finlayson
With our 4 year anniversary upon us we’ve been given this great opportunity to reflect on the...
Interactive Interviews at playRites 2006
Theatre Review by Jason Clevett (Page 56)
One of the more unique shows at this year’s Alberta Theatre Projects playRites is Mammalian Diving Reflex’s Diplomatic Immunities, running February 10th...
To Accessorize or not to Accessorize?
Fashion Review by Alykhan Velji (Page 58)
In the same way that interior accessories are needed to pull a room together, the same can be said about an outfit; A leather belt, bracelets, cuffs, and...
|Queer Eye - for the Calgary guy (or gal)
Events that happened around Calgary
Event Photography by Steve Polyak (Page 62)
Classified Ads by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 68)