|A Good Old Fashioned (S)EXorcism
Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 5)
I think sex has gotten a really unfair rap in our society. People are plagued by all sorts of unnatural phobias and aversions to sex; they feel ashamed...
Hall of Famer on the future, success, and her love of Canadian bush
Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 9)
In 1996 Shania Twain received multiple Juno nominations and went home with her first two awards. Fast forward 15 years, and she is not only the most successful...
|Junos Turn 40
A Look at Toronto’s Juno Week
Concert Review by Jason Clevett (Page 10)
In attending the Juno Awards for the third time in the past four years, it seemed Toronto had an almost indifferent buzz about the 40th annual awards...
|Morgan Fairchild: Her Gay Love Story
Actress on new film, Meryl stealing movies and her latest role – as fairy godmother
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 11)
It’s no stretch really that Morgan Fairchild’s latest role as a wise waitress in the queer-themed romantic-comedy eCupid has her trying to connect two...
|Jennifer Nettles Gives the Gays Some Sugar(land)
Country superstar speaks out on homophobia, girl crushes and being a gay man
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 13)
As the lovable lady half of supergroup Sugarland, Jennifer Nettles is country’s answer to the contemporary diva – she can belt like the best of ’em. And...
LGBT Community Directory
Events Listing by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 17)
|It’s In You To Give...If You’re Allowed
Political by Stephen Lock (Page 24)
As years go by, it is easy for the human psyche to accept certain situations as "normal", even if they’re not.
Take, for instance, the current stance...
|A Taste For Life & the Sharp Foundation
Community by Evan Kayne (Page 25)
Make your dinner reservations now, because on April 27th the SHARP Foundation will hold the sixth iteration, and their second year with the National campaign...
|Emperor & Empress 34 Review the Past Year
Community by Evan Kayne (Page 26)
The Imperial Sovereign Court of the Chinook Arch (ISCCA) is having Coronation 35 this coming April 16th. GayCalgary & Edmonton Magazine, a long...
|The LGBT Community Needs
Editorial by Jason Clevett (Page 27)
It is rare that I walk out on a play. Even sometimes when I am watching something that I don’t like, I feel I have to stay. But in recent memory, I walked...
“One step at a time, Scorpio!”
Astrology by Jack Fertig (Page 27)
After three weeks retrograde, Mercury is turning direct while conjunct Mars. New ideas to fix recent problems are coming too fast and furious. Think carefully...
|Deep Inside Hollywood
Hanks adds Julia Roberts and George Takei to his Crowne
Celebrity Gossip by Romeo San Vicente (Page 28)
Arguably the coolest and among the most beloved of all former original Star Trek cast members, George Takei can add Tom Hanks to his list of admirers...
Lenivbli Malioik, or The La-Z-Boy and the Marlene Dietrich
Lifestyle by Ed Sikov (Page 29)
Here’s some advice: You need a restaurant manager as a close friend. Why? Because when you go to his restaurant, he’ll tell the chef to send out all sorts...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 30)
|Project Blue Sky
Words of Encouragement from Calgary Youth
Community by Carey Rutherford (Page 32)
Coming soon to a club near you, Project Blue Sky presents "It Gets Better Calgary" – a series of video productions promoting the distribution and support...
|Under the Skin
Theatre Review by Amy Darling (Page 33)
Theatre Junction GRAND has taken a lot of heat over the years for what some have felt was the extreme weirdness and inaccessibility of the unconventional...
|Why I Will Keep Visiting Monterey Until I Die
Travel by Nick Vivion, gaytravel.com (Page 34)
As I lay there all tied up in knots, with my right leg piercing the air near my ear, all I could think about was sea otters.
Never mind the fact that...
|Hillhurst United Church
Celebrating 2 Years as an Affirming Ministry
Community by Amy Darling (Page 35)
Religion is a touchy subject at the best of times. And the word touchy doesn’t even begin to cut it from the perspective of an entire segment of the world’s...
|Alberta’s Top Ten LGBT Figures
Community by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 36)
Last issue we profiled five of the ten community members that readers selected as the top influential LGBT figures in Alberta.
This issue we finish...
These Kids Wear Crowns Jumpstart their Career
Interview by Jason Clevett (Page 40)
Depending on your taste in radio stations, you likely have heard Chilliwack, BC’s own group, These Kids Wear Crowns. Their song Break It Up has become...
|A Couple of Guys
Cartoon by Dave Brousseau (Page 43)
Cartoon by Joan Hilty (Page 44)
|Apollo Western Cup
A Rundown of the 2011 Competition
Community by Evan Kayne (Page 45)
Now into its 29th year, the Apollo Western Cup LGBT sporting weekend is coming up during the April long weekend. This year there have been a few...
|Secret Identities, Superheroes and Sexuality
Editorial by Evan Kayne (Page 46)
Coming from their newsprint origins, comic-book superheroes can now be seen on film, on TV, and have become an integral part of popular culture. Secret...
Satirizing the Ex-Gay Camps
Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 48)
As everyone knows, unicorns are unique mythical beings. It seems appropriate a local fifteen minute film Uni (currently in production) uses the myth of...
Classified Ads by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 49)
Figure skater talks memoir, being ‘born this way’ and how the closet cost him a magazine cover
Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 51)
At only 26, Johnny Weir’s done more than most people do in a lifetime. But the skater-turned-everything-else is known for being flamboyantly gay, which...
Cartoon by Glen Hanson & Allan Neuwirth (Page 54)
|Oh Land is Our Land
Danish import talks gay fans, sex in pop music and her no-rules world
Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 56)
Nanna Oland Fabricius is in her own world again. That’s where the Danish artist – who goes by Oh Land, a play on her middle name – imagines a mystical...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 58)