Publisher's Column by Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 5)
Our bodies are under constant attack from outside forces. It’s because our bodies are a self-sufficient habitat for our cells to survive in. Bacteria...
|Justin & Mila: Our Friends… With Benefits
Timberlake and Kunis talk being allies, getting naked and breaking gay stereotypes
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 8)
When Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis stroll into a hotel suite in Santa Monica, it’s clear why they’re in a movie about having emotionless, just-for-fun...
Warm and Fuzzy with the Hot and Sweaty
Community Event by Carey Rutherford (Page 10)
Dale Plourde, producer of the PURE Pride show for PURE Pride Entertainment Inc. of Edmonton, has been invited to bring his self-described "antics" to Calgary’s...
|Guns and Gays
Singer-songwriter on her royal couple connection, next album and lesbian love
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 12)
"Guns and Horses," a single from her debut album, might have given Ellie Goulding some much-deserved attention, but it’s a different type of guns that...
|Ready to Fringe
Edmonton offers wide array of shows for the Queer crowd
Theatre Preview by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 14)
The 11th to the 21st of August marks the 30th annual Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival: Fringeopolis. The City of Festivals began hosting...
LGBT Community Directory
Events Listing by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 17)
GayCalgary and Edmonton Magazine is the go-to source for information about Alberta LGBT businesses and community groups—the most extensive and accurate...
|Sex-Ed In Schools is Education Not Indoctrination
Political by Stephen Lock (Page 24)
As has been discussed in this column before, sex education in our schools is a minefield of opposing ideologies with conservative parents on one side getting...
|Why the Umbrella Failed – Part 2
Trans Identity by Mercedes Allen (Page 26)
This month’s column is a continuation of Why the Umbrella Failed from the July 2011 edition.
Decolonialism is Not Simply Divorce
If a "divorce"...
|Deep Inside Hollywood
Everything’s gone Green for Cheyenne Jackson
Celebrity Gossip by Romeo San Vicente (Page 28)
Lest you think Cheyenne Jackson was going to spend his entire summer hiatus from 30 Rock waiting for the next crazy statement to come out of Tracy Morgan’s...
“Who’s Barry Esai?”: The Vodka Tonic
Lifestyle by Ed Sikov (Page 29)
Kyle, Robbie, Phil Levine and some little wisp of a Thai twink on Phil Levine’s lap were hot in conversation when I arrived on Friday evening. As I walked...
|Dyke March Takes to the Streets
Queer women show Calgary what they’re made of
Community Event by Janine Eva Trotta (Page 30)
Though last year’s inaugural Dyke March will be hard to beat, coordinator Brianne Langille boasts a full line-up of activity and buzz, slated to hit the...
|Transgender Woman Challenges Radio Contest Expectations
News by Evan Kayne (Page 32)
When Calgary’s AMP 90.3 Radio announced their "Breast Summer Ever" contest in June, the media response and outrage was predictable. What wasn’t predictable...
|Calgary Pride: Past, Present, and Future
Community Event by Carey Rutherford & Rob Diaz-Marino (Page 34)
With Calgary Pride only a month away, we caught up with President, Sam Casselman, while she was out of town on a special mission.
"This weekend we...
|Adrienne Barbeau: Still Amazing
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 36)
An industry veteran with over 40 years of experience in theatre, television and screen, Adrienne Barbeau was in attendance at the 2011 Calgary Comic and...
Letters by Letters (Page 37)
Are we always to be out of sight and out of mind? Some days (most days) that is how I feel I am living. In 1989, I was...
A Gay Ol’ Time in the South of France
Travel by Davey Wavey (Page 38)
I just got back from a week-long Pilates adventure in the south of France, and I have only one word: Wow.
Admittedly, I was a bit skeptical about...
Photos by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 40)
ISCWR Royal Toga Party at the Junction - Edmonton (Photos by B&J)
D.W Fashion Show Fundraiser at Club Sapien - Calgary
ISCCA Drag H20 at the...
An Interview with the Outgoing Emperor
Community Event by Carey Rutherford (Page 42)
After talking with LJ Steele, the 35th Elected Emperor of the Imperial and Sovereign Court of the Wild Rose (ISCWR), and learning about the significant...
|A Couple of Guys
Cartoon by Dave Brousseau (Page 43)
Cartoon by Joan Hilty (Page 44)
The “headroom” to pursue quirky roles
Celebrity Interview by Evan Kayne (Page 46)
Remembered mostly for his part as 1980s icon "Max Headroom", actor Matt Frewer has kept himself busy in the years since, showing up in shows like Eureka!...
|Beyoncé: ‘4’ The Gays
In this gay press exclusive, Queen Bey talks gay fans, loving Lady Gaga and remaking ‘A Star Is Born’
Celebrity Interview by Chris Azzopardi (Page 49)
If there’s any girl who runs the world, it’s Beyoncé. The reigning diva – she’s called Queen Bey for a reason, people – is one of the biggest and best...
Cartoon by Glen Hanson & Allan Neuwirth (Page 52)
Photos by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 53)
Buddys Anniversary and Boat Party - Edmonton
Club Sapien Anniversary - Calgary
Vancouver 2011 Outgames (by Jackson...
Classified Ads by GayCalgary Staff & Contributors (Page 60)
“Take charge, Capricorn!”
Astrology by Jack Fertig (Page 61)
Sun in Leo is beach weather! Vacations, fun, strut your stuff! But as Sol is sextile Saturn in Libra needful limits and responsibility are lurking behind...