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Articles in the July 2010 Edition
Seeking Solitude
When I was in my late teens, I went on holidays with my dad to Spain to visit family, attend a wedding, and see some of the sights that were lost on me...
Kylie Queers It Up
Gay Goddess Returns with Aphrodite
That sex-talk makes Kylie Minogue shy isn’t something anyone who’s seen her hoisted to the top of an orgy in her video for “All the Lovers” would think...
True Blues
Cyndi Lauper on New Album and Tour
So much for just having fun. Cyndi Lauper’s been doing anything but lollygagging lately – appearing on Celebrity Apprentice, promoting AIDS awareness and...
Queer Eye - Part 1
What about a gay pride “dress code”?
What about a gay pride “dress code”? Q: I’m looking forward to my city’s pride celebration later this month but wondering if you have some suggestions...
The Calgary Fringe Festival
Nine Days of the Truly Unique
One thing that makes Calgary a unique summer city is the fact that for two months solid, one can spend each day at a different festival.  If you are...
Anglicans Continue Tradition of “Compromise”
The Anglican Church of Canada continues to be unable to reach agreement on the, to them, fractious issue of same-sex marriage between GLBTQ Anglicans (and...
Q Scopes
“It’s good to talk, Aquarius!”
With outer planets hanging out near the cusps, Mercury entering Leo and Venus into Virgo kick off a lot of issues. Being cute, outspoken and constructively...
Deep Inside Hollywood
Cynthia Nixon catches The Big C
Time to shake the embarrassing sands of Abu Dhabi from Cynthia Nixon’s resume with some fresh work, wouldn’t we all agree? Well, she’s got some – and the...
Out of Town
Exploring Coastal Maine
Maine’s classically quaint seaside towns and breezy beaches seem tailor-made for a relaxing vacation and sure enough, the state’s coastal sections are...
2010 Calgary Fringe Guide
Fundraising Photos
The Lilith Experience
You would think McMahon Stadium had never hosted an event before. The home of the Calgary Stampeders left a very negative impression on the attendees of...
Western Canadian Pride Festival
An Out of this World Experience
The Western Canadian Pride Festival, held in Blackfalds, AB is becoming one of the most anticipated events on the yearly calendar for those who have become...
Gender Expression
Where Trans, Gay and Mainstream Intersect
In 2007, I wrote “Conversion Therapy in the Womb?” [1] in response to the Southern Baptist leader Rev. Albert Mohler’s blog, in which he speculated about...
Lawn Bowls for Beswick
The Sharp Foundation Continues Inspiring
In its 20th year of operation, The Sharp Foundation has maintained and enhanced its mission to provide care, housing, healthcare and support to individuals...
Lesbian Seniors
Kerby Centre Hosts Monthly Drop-In Group
There has been much talk in the news lately of the growing number of Baby-Boomers reaching retirement age. For those unaware, Baby-Boomers are those born...
Vandalism Spurs Lethbridge Protest
Community Rallies to Quash Anti Gay Sentiments
It was 6.30am and the garage was dark as Mark Spracklin sleepily sank into his vehicle for the early morning drive to work.  At a red light, an older...
Ten Days of WOOOO!
Capital Ex and Stampede
It’s here again. The Calgary Stampede hits Calgary July 9h to 18th, and Edmonton’s Capital Ex hits Edmonton July 23rd to August 1st. Love ‘em or hate ‘em...
Music Review
Christina Aguilera, Sarah McLachlan
BionicChristina Aguilera Whatever war that’s erupted on the diva front, Christina Aguilera’s shooting a bunch of blanks on her first album since her dirrty...
Ex-Gay No Way
A Survivor’s Story
If you are raised as a Southern Baptist in the USA and also happen to be gay, you may despair so much about this that you pray for any kind of solution...
New York Pride 2010
Eco-friendly Soda Made in Your Own Home
To get their hands on a carbonated beverage, the average consumer will need to visit a store or food vendor and walk away with a bottle, can, or paper...