|Fitness: Not Always a Shallow Endeavour
Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 5)
In this month’s edition I am amazed to see how many sports articles we are publishing. With Apollo Western Cup coming right up at the beginning of April...
|The Triumph of Mischief at the Glenbow
A Land of Cross-Dressing and Role-Swapping
Arts & Culture by Pam Rocker (Page 8)
At first glance, some of Kent Monkman’s paintings could remind of you of something that you’ve seen in your grandmother’s living room.
|Shave Yourself for Mr. Right
Five Fantastic Stubble-Stoppers
Product Review by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 9)
Going on a date this Valentines day, it’s important to make a good first impression. Whether you sport a beard, goatee, or no facial hair at all, you...
The Other Man
Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 11)
All you know about Tom Ford isn’t it. The style-savvy man we’re familiar with through the fashion-world lense – as Gucci’s former creative director for...
|Sydney and Mardi Gras
Exploring Mardi Gras In The Land From Down Under
Travel by Andrew Collins (Page 14)
In North America, January marks the very heart of winter, and for much of the continent, this means chilly weather and dark, gloomy days. This is not the...
An Urban English Fairytale In Alberta
Theatre Event by Pam Rocker (Page 24)
"Once I believed that when love came to me
It would come with rockets, bells and poetry
But with me and you, it just started quietly and grew.”
|Nevada’s Legal Brothels Go Male, But Not Gay
Political by Stephen Lock (Page 25)
Dolly Parton’s Miss Mona may have had the best little whorehouse in Texas but it’s Nevada where such brothels are legal.
Up to now, Nevada’s legal brothels...
|Adult Film Review
Bear Hunt, Dirty!
Adult Film Review - Male by Jerome Voltero (Page 26)
3D Porn Stars: Vol 1
By: Dominic Ford
From: Adult Depot
Faves: Arpad Miklos,
“Don’t worry, Aries!”
Astrology by Jack Fertig (Page 27)
Mars retrograde in Leo sextile Saturn in Libra can help repair relationships and politics, but that takes humility and reflection! Jupiter in Pisces sextile...
|Deep Inside Hollywood
Kerry and Kristin sittin’ in a tree…
Celebrity Gossip by Romeo San Vicente (Page 28)
In the ongoing development saga of the slow-to-boil Dusty Springfield movie, the original question seems to have been definitively answered – and after...
|Mariah and Me
How the Diva Changed a Life–and her Own
Celebrity Gossip by Chris Azzopardi (Page 29)
So Mariah Carey isn’t just that vocally inimitable pop goddess who belts the hell out of “Hero,” like she said during a press conference recently.
Help Give Canada’s National Sport a Queer Slant
Sports by Sam Casselman (Page 30)
In a country that considers hockey an integral part of its national identity, it’s surprising that the LGBT community of Edmonton has never had team of...
|Running for the Fun of It
Calgary and Edmonton Frontrunners
Sports by Sam Casselman (Page 30)
Have you even been interested in running? If you are anything like me, the thought of running for the fun of it is somewhat of an oxymoron. However, the...
Olympic Bronze in a Unique Form
Arts & Culture by Dallas Barnes (Page 31)
By Dallas Barnes
The Vancouver Winter Olympic Games are promising to be a year of firsts. For the athletes it could be their first Olympic Games, their...
|The Biological Case for Transsexuality
An Overview and Analysis
Trans Identity by Mercedes Allen (Page 32)
Something I’m often asked about is the research done in recent years that point to a biological component to transsexuality.
I get that question both...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 34)
|Exploring Leather Relationships
Part 2 of 3: “Daddies” and “Boys”
Lifestyle by David Stewart (Page 36)
In this three part series, leather relationships that exist within a dynamic of dominance and submission are examined. The series continues this month...
|From Spectator to Torch Barer
Steve Parent-Korbie Fulfills a Childhood Dream
Event Spotlight by Dallas Barnes (Page 37)
On Day 74 of the Olympic Torch Run, Steve Parent-Korbie carried the Olympic Torch through Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta with over 50 supporters cheering him...
Valentine’s Advice, Groping & Closet Cases
Advice by Steven Petrow (Page 38)
How to live with a closet case?
Q: I’m very comfortable with my sexuality, but my partner’s not out to his family or colleagues. It’s driving me crazy...
Sweet turnaround for Peggy Beck
Sports by Dan Woog (Page 39)
Stereotypes have long held that there are no gay male athletes – but most female athletes are lesbians. However, ever since The Front Runner, authors have...
|Get Your HEART On
Bad Romance Gives New Saturday Night Options
Community by Dallas Barnes (Page 40)
Bad Romance is hoping to make your Valentine’s weekend a memorable one. On February 13th, make your way down (or up for that matter) to the 35th Floor...
Male Victims of Spousal Abuse
Support by Evan Kayne (Page 43)
Traditionally, most domestic abuse victim support services operated under the assumption of abuser = male, victim = female. Unfortunately, this leaves...
|Team Edmonton Mixer
Sport and Socializing Promises to be Sensational
Community Event by Dallas Barnes (Page 45)
Come out and meet the organizers and participants from the various GLBT sports and recreation groups in Edmonton, as Team Edmonton is puts on their annual...
New Sport Enters Western Cup
Sports by Sam Casselman (Page 45)
In recent years, Dodgeball has made quite a comeback. The Western Cup has caught onto this spirit and for the first time, is offering a place for it in...
Unbroken, Animal, Stronger with Every Tear
Music Review by Chris Azzopardi (Page 46)
By: Katharine McPhee
My Rating: ????
Now a blonde, you wouldn’t recognize the former Idol frontrunner on the cover of her...
The Rainbow Riders & Northern Titans
Sports by Sam Casselman (Page 47)
Calgary’s Rainbow Riders
“Bowling is a fun and social sport with just a little competition on the side,” says Brad, organizer for the Rainbow Riders bowling...
GMMF brings the Funk to Calgary
Interview by Pam Rocker (Page 51)
If you’re looking to get your groove on, look no further than God Made Me Funky. This 9-member ensemble has been called Toronto’s most danceable band and...
St. Trinian’s and She’ll Cut a Bitch
DVD Review by Chris Azzopardi (Page 52)
As a brainless British farce gung-ho on spreading grrrl-power, St. Trinian’s asks a lot of you just to see Rupert Everett in drag. Patience, to ride out...
|Truth Equals Beauty
Rodeos and the Olympics, Paul Wong Style
Arts & Culture by Pam Rocker (Page 53)
Paul Wong’s award-winning career as a multi-media artist spans over three decades. The native Vancouverite is best known for being a self-invented video...
|God-Des and She
An Interview with Lesbian Legends
Interview by Sam Casselman and Leah Kelley (Page 54)
Remember that catchy song Lick it performed on the Season Three finale of The L-Word before Shane and Carmen’s wedding?
Let us introduce you to the musical...