GayCalgary® Magazine

Articles in the September 2015 Edition
Medicine Hat Pride
Oh, they’re running!
The Medicine Hat Pride guys (Adam, Brandon, Paul, Dane and others too numerous to mention in this short space of time) are making it happen! Despite the...
Calgary Dyke and Trans* March
Solidarity, healing, and seeking justice
At its roots, Pride is about activism. Straight people who think they’re not homophobic will often lament, around this time of year, Well, why do you need...
Yaya Han
Charismatic Queen of Cosplay
I have only ever cried over two celebrities in my life: the so-attractive-he-was-probably-carved-from-a-mountainside Karl Urban, my favourite man in the...
Pride Calgary
Booming numbers a cause for celebration
Oh my, how things have changed. In just five years the Calgary Pride Parade has gone from 5,000 attendees to what is expected to be over 60,000 attendees...
CIFF Announces LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Clear your schedule for this year’s impressive film milieu
In time for the huge celebration of Pride coming up this weekend, the Calgary International Film Festival has announced 2015’s LGBTQ+ selections – and...
Of Crosswalks and Pride
Pride means different things to different people. To me, for instance, it holds a strong political component even while I recognize the celebratory aspect...
Positive Thoughts
Trans Women are 49 Times More Likely to Have HIV and Here’s Why You Should Care
Let me tell you about a woman I met. Let’s call her Trina. On the surface, we have some similarities. A woman of color and a bottle blonde, Trina grew...
Hey Mickey, You Do Hair So Fine
Comeback actor Robert Michael Morris talks ‘TV baptism,’ onscreen sexuality and being Lisa Kudrow’s cherished sidekick
Lisa Kudrow’s Valerie Cherish might be the washed-up star of her own show, but it’s her trusty hairdresser, Mickey Deane, who makes her look like one...
The De-Gaying of Xavier Dolan
Out director talks hot farm boys, directing Kathy Bates and Susan Sarandon, and dropping the ‘gay film’ label
Xavier Dolan is fulminating against the gay tag that typically accompanies his revered art films. Though indies such as Laurence Anyways, I Killed My...
Deep Inside Hollywood
Maggie Smith, Archie, Terence Davies, James Franco
Maggie Smith is living in a Van The Lady in the Van is quite the departure for Maggie Smith. Lately, she’s become more well known than ever for her appearances...
The Amazing Race Canada
Chatting with Top 4 Duo Nick and Matt – the Wrestlers
With only weeks left to go The Amazing Race Canada viewers are likely chewing at the bit to see which team will take it all. Nick Foti and Matt Giunta...
The Boyd is Back in Town
Billy Boyd will serenade Edmonton after a very long sojourn
It has been awhile since Billy Boyd was in Edmonton, but the thespian/musician is about to come back. Not since he was here to host a screening of Scottish...
Tea Party returns to the Edges of Twilight
Celebrates iconic album's 20th anniversary with re-release and tour
It was August, 1995, and a packed house at the Silver Dollar Action Centre off Blackfoot moshed, crowd surfed and basked in the musical expertise of three...
Simon Dunn Gets Messy
‘World’s Sexiest Man’ at Hot Mess Sunday
Did you know that the sexiest man on earth lives in Calgary? That is, according to the readers of UK magazine Attitude, who voted for Australian bobsledder...
INTERVIEW - Amber Benson Comes To Edmonton
Buffy The Vampire Slayer star on the groundbreaking role and more
It has been 13 years. Yes, 13 years since Buffy Summers last slammed a stake through the heart of the undead on our TV sets. Despite this, fans of the...
Joy Without Judgment
The Bird and the Bee on how they’re ‘amazed’ by the gays, casual sex and not being lovers
Greg Kurstin and Inara George, collectively known as the Bird and the Bee, are standing at the doorway of Webster Hall in New York City, where they’re...
The Name Is Quinto… Zachary Quinto
Zachary Quinto calls upon LGBT actors to ‘be who they are,’ talks marriage, James Franco and lack of gay action stars
"Oh, Jesus." Zachary Quinto is aptly responding to the fact that, yes, despite establishing himself as an Emmy-nominated actor with versatility...
Queer Eye
All Tease All Shade Sausage Fest at Evolution, Edmonton photos by Kurtis Allan TD Calgary Pride Reception at A-Loft, Calgary Fringe...
A Couple of Guys
So Long, Farewell
A Couple of Guys
Fair Leather Friend
A Couple of Guys
Fatherly Advice
A Couple of Guys
Super Men
A Couple of Guys
Thanks for the Memories
A Couple of Guys
Urn Respect
A Couple of Guys
The Mourning After
A Couple of Guys
The After Hours
News Releases
Alberta Ballet presents Balletlujah! – inspired by and featuring the music of k.d. lang Alberta Ballet is excited to open its 49th Season with Balletlujah!...
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Online Articles this Month
A Couple of Guys
The After Hours
Creep of the Week
Campaign for Houston
While marriage equality is now the law of the land in the U.S., there are still plenty of places where it is still perfectly legal to discriminate against...
Hear Me Out
Carly Rae Jepsen, Robyn, Ryn Weaver, Noah Gundersen
Carly Rae Jepsen, E•MO•TION Carly Rae Jepsen came out of nowhere, seized radio, dug a hole in your head and planted a little song there named "Call...
Screen Queen
Summer 2015 Edition - The Comeback, It Follows, Bessie, The Nanny, The Rose, Hot Pursuit and More
The Comeback When HBO gave their beloved mockumentary The Comeback the dreaded cut after its 13-episode run in 2005, it was a sad, sad time for us gays...
The Frivolist
After-School Special - 20 Dreamy Teachers We’d Totally Take Detention For
It’s back-to-school season, and you know what that means, kids: nine glorious months of academic angst pining for that dreamboat professor. But if you...
The OutField
Tracking Anna Aagenes’ activism
Anna Aagenes took a girl to her junior prom. Still, she did not feel comfortable being fully out as a bisexual then, especially to her high school track...
Deep Inside Hollywood
Kristen Stewart, Tom Ford, “Just Kids,” Dianna Agron
Kristen Stewart’s Personal approach Kristen Stewart is having an interesting post-Twilight moment. Sadly, her latest film, the weird stoner action-comedy...
Editorial Cartoon
Dukes To Watch Out For
Editorial Cartoon
Genital Inspection
Creep of the Week
Mat Staver
Now that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis served time in jail after being held in contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples...
The Frivolist
LGBT TV 2015/16 Season - Put These 17 Shows on Your Fall Premiere Calendar
Pop the corn, grab a blanket, and cozy into your favorite couch cushion for this selection of new-season shows featuring LGBT characters we can root for...
Creep of the Week
Steve Deace
Ah, rainbows. Kids wear them on their clothing. They're slathered in sprinkle form onto ice cream cones, are the namesake of a favorite "My Little...
The OutField
Paying it forward on the lacrosse field
OK, sports fans: Who was the first openly gay male athlete to play in a professional sports league? Not Robbie Rogers. Not Jason Collins. And not Michael...
Editorial Cartoon
Lock Him Up