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Articles in the June 2010 Edition
The Winds of Change
In the past 4 years we have seen an alarming number of LGBT venues shut down, but nothing spring up again to take their place.  Shortly after the...
Sarah McLachlan’s Re-Surfacing
Seven years after her last studio album, the pop pianist returns
“Loving You is Easy” isn’t just Sarah McLachlan’s long-awaited single from her first all-original studio album in seven years. It’s also what many of the...
How ’Mo Can Kathy Griffin Go?
Comic diva dishes on the new season of D-List, getting gayer
Out-gaying Cher takes someone with a strong allegiance to the queer community. Someone who’s played lezzy, and maybe undergone some plastic touch-ups...
Flying High
Macy Gray’s world looks more beautiful than ever with a new albu
Maybe you forgot about Macy Gray. Not that anyone could: She’s a loopy, 6-foot-tall standout with a distinctive, soulful rasp. But Gray’s success since...
Gay Travel
Getting Connected: The Guru Tour Stops In NYC
Anytime you go to New York City, there never seems to be enough time to do everything you want to do or see all the people you intend to see.  This...
Gay Travel
Is There a Guru in Boystown? Arrives In Chicago
It’s All in the NameIt may seem too good to be true, but yes is looking to hire someone to travel North America for six months, all expenses...
Adult Film Review
Darkroom, Whorrey Potter
DarkroomBy: MustangFrom: Adult DepotGenre: Fetish/BondageFaves: Johnny Gunn, Roman Wright Sexy men are being kidnapped and forced...
A Collision of Rights
The recent case in Saskatchewan involving Orville Nichols, a marriage commissioner who is also a devout Baptist, is again raising arguments we heard throughout...
Q Scopes
“Get out of town, Libra!”
With Mercury entering Gemini, you could get some rational insight into current epochal shifts to articulate the necessary changes. As arguments heat up...
Cocktail Chatter
The “I Don’t Care What Anyone Says” Classic Martini & The Madras
 “It’s early Alzheimer’s,” I whined. I’d left the duck breasts I’d planned to grill at home. I’d have to rush to the grocery and buy some more. And...
Out of Town
Cologne and the 2010 Gay Games
A progressive, attractive metropolis that’s long been a playground for fans of outdoor cafes, leafy parks and extremely friendly gay bars, Cologne (
TransActive I
Reclaiming the Narrative
In typical fashion, I’ll start this month’s article in the most roundabout way possible, but with a point to it all.I loathed Avatar.  I couldn’t...
ARGRA Rodeo Guide at a Glance
The OutField
Gearing up for the Gay Games
In 2001, as Chicago was bidding to host the Gay Games, Kurt Dahl decided to lend a hand. He didn’t know much about the Games – he vaguely recalled something...
Edmonton Pride Festival
Celebrating Thirty Years in Style
Edmonton will be beaming with rainbow colours from June 11th to 20th as they celebrate thirty years of Pride festivities with Edmonton 2010: A Pride Odyssey. ...
Filthy Gorgeous
Semi Precious Weapons singer Justin Tranter
Semi Precious Weapons miss when sex – the dirty come-ons, reckless rebellion and, of course, groin grabbing – was as important to rock as the music itself...
VIDEO INTERVIEW - The Gruesomely Strange And Hilarious
The World of Troma Entertainment
I’d like to think as a gay man I’m more open to things a straight man would either ignore or hate. Sometimes my desire for different experiences has led...
Let ARGRA Entertain You!
The Bud Light Canadian Rockies International Rodeo
The Bud Light Canadian Rockies International Rodeo (CRIR) July 1-4 promises to be full of fun, entertainment and Wild West action. Get ready to party as...
Prom Again
Graduate With Queer Honours
It’s June. Malls are bustling with gaggles of teenage girls in hunt of their dream prom dress, the perfect shade of Maybelline purple shadow and Chanel-pink...
Introducing Full Time HEAT!
Hello, my name is Mark Randall and I am pleased to announce that AIDS Calgary Awareness Association has hired me as their new full time HEAT Program Coordinator...
Lethbridge Pride Festival
June Celebrations Mark Second Year
The City of Lethbridge will have its own Pride Festival, now for a second year, running from June 13th to the 20th. Heather Chomos, Chair of the organization...
Carol Cattell Classic
Outdoor Golf Weekend for Women
Don’t miss the social event of the summer!  Last year, over 100 women enjoyed a weekend of food, fun, frivolity, and yes, even a little golf!Womonspace...
Gay Friends in Calgary
Changing For the Community
They say change is good, and in the case of Gay Friends in Calgary, formerly Gay Singles in Calgary, this couldn’t be truer. Ian McKinnon, spokesperson...
Music Review
Hear Me Out: Pulse, Lessons from the Late Night
Lessons from the Late NightHunter Valentine Hunter Valentine play tough, but underneath the rowdy rock spasms of the all-lesbian band’s music lies heartbreak...
Au Natural with the Buck Naked Boys
Even in our “open minded” community, if you mention to people that you are a Naturist (i.e. a nudist) most will assume there is some sexual aspect to it...
The Reality of Porn
Up Close and Personal with Steven Daigle
Although only on Big Brother 10 for 16 days, Texan Steven Daigle certainly left an impression with fans of the show. He is certainly showing a different...
Online Articles this Month
It’s Bebe’s turn to dish the Race!
RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 2 Episode 9
Can you believe we are nearing the final stretch of the current season of RuPaul’s Drag Race? Sometimes wonderful things go very fast! This week a repeat...
Over the Top Entertainment
The Nickelback concert at the Saddledome on May 31st marked the sixth time I have seen the Hanna, Alberta boys in concert since 2004. Yes, on purpose...
The Red Carpet is the Way Home
RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 2 Episode 10
If you’re like me, you’re sad about RuPaul’s Drag Race getting closer to its finale. But what makes me happy is getting the chance to talk to the queens...
2010 Trends Favour Close to Home Travel
Getting virtually naked, separated from beloved hand-held devices, and herded along in airport queues is not a relaxing way to start a vacation. Is the...
Bebe gives her "Best Of" for the Race!
RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 2 Episode 11
Wasn’t it great to see me on the special episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race this week? Well, it was wonderful to sit down with RuPaul and my season one sisters...
Drag Race crowns a new queen!
RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 2 Episode 12
Can you believe we’re at the end of RuPaul’s Drag Race? It certainly has been a memorable season, and the finale certainly was memorable in its own right...
Music Saves Disorganized Lilith Fair
The first date of its return to the summer concert circuit in 11 years, the road to Lilith Fair in Calgary was a rocky one. Amidst low ticket sales at...