|Edmonton Pride Guide 2012
Community Event by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 2)
Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 7)
I think just about every gay man, at the height of their bar star years, has looked disdainfully on those LGBT couples who have bought a house out in the...
Making Classrooms Safe For LGBT Students
Book Review by William Carpentiere (Page 10)
In addition to telling them ‘It Gets Better’ when they are older, what can be done to make it better now for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)...
|Buck Rogers to the rescue!
Celebrity Interview by Jade Cooper (Page 11)
Gil Gerard is best known for his portrayal of Captain William "Buck" Rogers from 1979 to 1981 in the TV series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.
|Real Pride in Lethbridge
Community Event by Carey Rutherford (Page 12)
Toronto’s mayor, Rob Ford is infamous for refusing to attend pride events in the city known as one of the most international cities in the world. Not once...
|A “Meital” that Won’t Rust
Sultry Israeli artist wears gay icon status like a coat
Celebrity Interview by Krista Sylvester (Page 14)
With lyrics like "them boys are so hot" and "tasty and yummy, enjoy them while you can", you know actress-turned-singer Meital loves, well, boys. But you...
|Rights in the Moment
AIDS Calgary Announces Annual Conference
Community Event by Aids Calgary (Page 15)
On June 21st, AIDS Calgary Awareness Association’s (ACAA) annual conference will present a group of internationally renowned experts in HIV treatment...
|Voice Actors Speak Out
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 16)
John DiMaggio and Billy West may not be household names but you might recognize them if you heard them speak.
Both are voice actors from the animated...
|Archie Comics Turns a Shade Pink
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 17)
Recently, Archie Comics raised a few eyebrows and made some history when it introduced Kevin Keller – a gay character. His creator, Dan Parent, was in...
|The Carol Cattell Classic Golf Tournament & Campout
A Legacy Lives On
Community Event by Dallas Barnes and Sam Casselman (Page 19)
As summer quickly approaches, dozens of LGBTA organizations are quickly finalizing the last minute details of some amazing events, such as the Carol Cattell...
|2012 Rodeo Will Rock
ARGRA/CRIR Expands to include more Live Entertainment
Community Event by Evan Kayne (Page 20)
The Canadian Rockies International Rodeo (CRIR) running this year from June 29th to July 1st, has always been a popular event. The organizers – ARGRA...
|Affordable. Comfortable. Chic.
Jayman Modus Challenges Edmonton to “Try Something Different”
Living by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 22)
A fully equipped fitness room in building one, an entertainment lounge in building two; a looming four story glass atrium, wide hallways, guest residences...
|Brandi Carlile Kids Around
Singer talks new album, career epiphany and how ‘even lesbians have chickens and horses’
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 24)
Here’s what we know about Brandi Carlile: Her lung power is a bigger threat to humanity than any nuclear war; she’s cool enough to sing with Elton John...
|The Traveling Tickle Trunk
Setting sex toys on fire for your safety!
Business Spotlight by Jade Cooper (Page 26)
Brenda Kerber is changing the face of Sex Shops for the better! Owner, operator and Sex Educator at The Traveling Tickle Trunk, Brenda and her team...
|The Swinging Scales of Justice
Bigotry and Enlightenment Around Equal Marriage In America
Political by Stephen Lock (Page 28)
Despite the advances in rights for the LGBTQ communities, and a growing acceptance of at least lesbians and gay/bi men (acceptance of transsexuals is still...
|Deep Inside Hollywood
The return of T.R. Knight
Celebrity Gossip by Romeo San Vicente (Page 30)
There was that "f-word" scandal, he quit Grey’s Anatomy and then... whatever happened to T.R. Knight? Well, first he took some time off, appeared on Law...
|ARGRA/CRIR Rodeo Mini Guide
Community Event by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 30)
|Out of Town
A Provincetown Primer
Travel by Andrew Collins (Page 35)
There’s nothing quite like late spring in Provincetown, when seasonal businesses have all completed their refurbishments and new paint jobs, and the loyal...
|Edmonton Pride Festival 2012
We’ve Come a Long Way
Community Event by Dallas Barnes (Page 37)
The year 1980 was not a kind time for us in the LGBTQA community. Same-sex sexual activity (in the words of the Supreme Court) had only been legal for...
Porn Star visits Edmonton’s Pure Pride
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 39)
On June 9th, as part of Edmonton’s Pride celebration, adult film star Samuel Colt will be hosting the massive Pure Pride dance event; appearing alongside...
Crooner talks new pop album, gay evolution and Gaga diss
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 42)
There are bad romances, and there’s the kind that Rufus Wainwright had during the making of his latest album, Out of the Game. The troubadour got smitten...
|The Trouble with Adam Lambert
Pop star talks ‘novelty’ of his homosexuality, being an unfit role model and his peculiar sex toy
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 45)
Remember the fuss Adam Lambert caused when he tongued his keyboardist in front of the world? Of course you do. The controversial kiss drew both homophobic...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff (Page 48)
TRANScend at The Auburn, Calgary
Heroes vs. Villains at Calgary
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)
Do not flirt, Aries!
Astrology by Jack Fertig (Page 62)
Venus retrograding across the Sun in Gemini triggers bold flirtations that will probably go awry. Keep a sense of humor. As Mercury enters Cancer protective...