|A New Chapter
Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 5)
So things are finally starting to look up again. Our cat Snoopy is doing exceedingly well after the crisis I wrote about in August, so he’s back...
Robyn on Queer Club Culture, Gay Fans and her Music Trilogy
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 7)
Of all the dance queens claiming the fame, Robyn’s our best queer-kept secret. But the Swedish stunner wasn’t always this exclusive – in the ’90s, the...
Canadian Songstress on Fame and Family
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 8)
Ash Koley has a lot to be thankful for. The talented Winnipeg duo, named after the female half – Ash Koley and Phil Deschambault - had their first tour...
|One Mean Queen
Lisa Lampanelli on Gay Marriage, Celebrity Roasts, and How we Screwed Up her Life
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 10)
There’s nothing like hearing a familiar voice on the other end of the line, and Lisa Lampanelli’s is just as I remember it: loud and mean, like she’s burping...
|Thursdays with Jamie
MASH star on Klinger, Theatre, and Tuesdays With Morrie
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 12)
Jamie Farr had a lot on his plate on the dreary Thursday morning when I call him at his hotel. With a performance scheduled that evening, he’s taking advantage...
|Queer Eye - Part 1
Pride Calgary 2010 Photos & Priape Fashion Show
Photos by GayCalgary Staff (Page 14)
|A Cuppa Tea with Great Big Sea
Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 24)
I often wonder what my teenage self would think if I told him that someday I would speak to members of some of the most iconic, long lasting Canadian bands...
|Small Town (Openly Gay) Boy
Community by Evan Kayne (Page 25)
Being a gay or lesbian teenager in a big city has its challenges, however, for many LGBT youth, big cities are islands of tolerance and freedom. In a big...
|Hypocrisy at Work at Canterbury
Double Standard for Gay Anglican Clergy
Political by Stephen Lock (Page 26)
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, spiritual head of the Worldwide Anglican Communion, is back in the news with regards to the ongoing controversy...
“Click those slippers, Cancer!”
Astrology by Jack Fertig (Page 27)
Venus retrograding across Mars in Scorpio offers a chance to repeat or correct romantic and erotic errors. Stress from Jupiter and Uranus push it toward...
|Deep Inside Hollywood
Glee gets closer to Rocky
Celebrity Gossip by Romeo San Vicente (Page 28)
It’s full steam ahead for the televised mashup machine that is Glee. The appropriation of every single music reference of the past several decades – well...
Taking on the OUTback! A Visit to Gay Australia
Travel by Kevin Taylor, gaytravel.com (Page 30)
Welcome to the land down under! It’s difficult to decide where to begin when talking about Australia. Of course there’s that quintessential...
Lifestyle by Ed Sikov (Page 31)
The Labor Day drag party in Fire Island Pines is either a hilarious gender circus or a reason to blow some queen’s brains out. Drag is fabulous. It’s the...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 32)
|The Flaming Dragons
Edmonton’s first GLBT Dragon Boat Team
Sports by Emily Collins (Page 36)
Cram all of us together in one big boat, and you might think that Edmonton’s first LGBT dragon boat team is having a blast – and we are – but this is one...
Canada’s Youth Diversity Initiative comes to Alberta
Community by Dallas Barnes (Page 37)
“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”-Will Durant
Jer’s Vision, Canada’s Youth Diversity Initiative, is making its way to Calgary...
|Calgary Ghost Tours
Experience Spooky Tales this Halloween
Event Spotlight by Benjamin Hawkcliffe (Page 38)
Since 2007, Calgary Ghost Tours has given Calgarians the opportunity to blend history and the supernatural with walking tours. The 90 minute tours explore...
What Can I Do?
Trans Identity by Mercedes Allen (Page 40)
(Part four of a four-part series on advocacy. Part one was in the June issue and spoke about changing the narrative used to describe trans people. ...
Moustache Mania hits Alberta!
Events Listing by Dallas Barnes (Page 42)
Are you tired of shaving? Have you ever wondered what a moustache will do for your social life? Do you fantasize sometimes about looking like Tom Selleck?...
|That’s SO Gay!
Diversified Radio Waves air Thursday Evenings
Community by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 47)
A new radio show is hitting the air Thursday evenings on CJSW. “That’s So Gay Radio”, created and hosted by Hanna Kassa, aims to bring LGBT radio content...
Robyn, Maroon 5
Music Review by Chris Azzopardi (Page 51)
Body Talk Pt. 2Robyn
On “Hang with Me,” Robyn’s lead single from part two in her Body Talk series, the every-girl of (smart) pop is hesitant to fall in...
Chatting with Australia’s Kate Miller-Heidke
Celebrity Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 52)
Kate Miller-Heidke has the voice of an angel. The incredibly talented Australian received rave reviews at Lilith Fair this year and for good reason. The...
Masculinity Cologne and Hey...DUDE Skin Care
Product Review by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 54)
Masculinity: The Male Pheromone Cologne When you talk about using pheromones in perfume, I always imagine people sexually accosting the wearer in fits...
|Queer Eye - Part 2
Photos by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 56)