|Bears, Queens, Geeks, and More
Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 7)
After coming out of press with the April edition, we didn’t have a single quiet weekend for the rest of the month. For better or for worse (but mostly...
|Behind the Candelabra
Director talks Liberace biopic and why he’s proud to call it his last film … for now
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 10)
Steven Soderbergh knows who’s significantly responsible for the major success of his male-stripper romp Magic Mike: gay men eager to ogle the barely-covered...
|InnerSPACE at the Calgary Expo
Interview with Ajay Fry and Teddy Wilson
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 13)
Ajay Fry and Teddy Wilson from Space TV’s Sci Fi genre news program InnerSPACE were back in town for the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, and at their...
The new sci-fi show in town. Interviews with Jordan Gavaris and Dylan Bruce
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 14)
One of the nice things about going to the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo is being exposed to exciting new sci-fi television shows. Orphan Black is...
|Discussing Community Safety
Victim Assistance Support
Legal Advice by Constable Andy Buck (Page 15)
Hello everyone, it is great to be talking to you again, and even better that we have had some sun recently to warm our bones after what seems like an extremely...
|Sean Patrick Flanery
A pre-Comic Expo chat with actor, martial artist and speedy driver
Celebrity Interview by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 16)
The renowned alabaster face we can all recall from 1995 is came to Calgary’s 2013 Comic Expo. Sean Patrick Flanery, the Texan actor who portrayed...
|Dido Thanks You
Singer-songwriter on ‘loyal’ gay following, anger issues and which song of hers she doesn’t want at your wedding
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 18)
It would be easy to mistake Dido as being as mellow as her music – but don’t.
In our chat, the British singer-songwriter – promoting her first album...
|A New High
Sarah Brightman talks space mission, trendy gays and ‘fun feeling’ of hitting big notes
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 20)
Sarah Brightman knows what it means to "shoot for the stars." A one-of-a-kind soprano, the Phantom of the Opera singer, who originated the iconic role...
|Deep Inside Hollywood
Vin Diesel, Moon Men and Wanda Sykes: nothing in common except deals
Celebrity Gossip by Romeo San Vicente (Page 22)
MGM is in talks with Hairspray/Rock of Ages director Adam Shankman to direct the action-comedy The Machine, starring Vin Diesel as a humanoid weapon that...
The Caiprinha and also Rimming
Lifestyle by Ed Sikov (Page 23)
"Portuguese is easy," Chipper explained. "All you do is speak Spanish through your nose."
Hilarity ensued. "That’s so bogus," Craig managed to get...
|Pro-Sports’ First Openly Gay Player
Political by Stephen Lock (Page 24)
Jason Collins, the 34-year old free agent basketball centre who has played with the Boston Celtics and currently with the Washington Wizards, recently...
|The Non-Operative Word is Not Sorry
Trans Identity by Mercedes Allen (Page 25)
I’m going to be writing about transition regrets and/or reversal of transition (sometimes from folks who remain trans-identified). Before I do, though...
|The 15th Annual Fairy Tales
Community Event by Krista Sylvester (Page 26)
James Franco touched cinema? Yes please.
But if you need any other reasons to attend the 15th Annual Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival there are at...
Part Cirque part Broadway
Theatre Review by Jason Clevett (Page 27)
If you’ve seen the giant circus tent at the Stampede Grounds but not yet been inside to see Amaluna, the latest Cirque production to hit Calgary, you are...
Canadian icon k.d. lang inspires Alberta Ballet’s last dance of the season
Theatre Preview by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 28)
We all knew, evident in the sculpted muscles and porcelain frames of the dancers, that ballet is a strenuous art form. But who would have guessed that...
|A Master’s Ego Struck Down
Red gives inner look at expressionist painter’s melees
Theatre Review by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 29)
A tomato, a rabbit nose, an albino’s eyes, ruby slippers, the Russian flag, China’s flag, persimmon, red light district, lava, scorpions, flame, passion...
|Out of Town
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Travel by Andrew Collins (Page 30)
The unofficial gay and lesbian summer beach resort of the Mid-Atlantic states, charming Rehoboth Beach is situated along a sweeping, sandy stretch of the...
|Matinée Launches Revolution in Sin City
…With Four-Day Weekend Spectacular
Travel by Mark Dawson (Page 34)
Matinée is asking fans to "feel the revolution" this Memorial Day – the party revolution, that is. The festival that has become world famous for...
|Kiss & Del
Scissor Sisters guitarist Del Marquis talks ‘ego baby,’ band’s hiatus and being Beyoncé
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 35)
Derek Gruen, aka Del Marquis, is happy to let his fellow Scissor Sisters eclipse his nerd-cool presence on stage. Now, though, as the band takes some time...
|Edmonton Fruit Loop Summer Series
Community by Lisa Lunney (Page 37)
The Edmonton community is now home to a great summer series of events targeted towards the LGBT community. Fruit Loop is a lineup of activities for "fellow...
|Bring On Your Faith, Dolls
Eliza Dushku arrives at last month’s Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo
Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 39)
There seems to be a stigma surrounding child actors who appear in huge films: many are seen once and never again. Some spiral into drugs while others just...
|Guess Who’s Back, Sheldon?
Wil Wheaton Returns to Calgary Expo
Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 41)
At the 2012 Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Wil Wheaton was one of the highlights of the event, reuniting for the first time with the entire cast...
|Woo’d by Torchwood
Following up with Eve Myles and Gareth David-Lloyd
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 42)
If last year was the year of the Trek at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo (what with the reunion of the cast from Star Trek: The Next Generation)...
|Why We Love John Barrowman
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 43)
"You’re really tall...are things proportionate?" John Barrowman asks me as we pose for a photo, leaving me speechless for the second time in less than...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 46)
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|A Couple of Guys
Cartoon by Dave Brousseau (Page 53)
|Mz. GayCalgary - May 2013 Deva Dave
GayCalgary by GayCalgary Staff (Page 54)
Dave Richards has done drag as Deva Dave on and off since 1995, ironically as the result of losing a bet. Today she is well known for her classy...
LGBT Community Directory
Events Listing by GayCalgary Staff (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)