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Articles in the February 2018 Edition
Publisher’s Column
The Otters will play - Finding my Place between Traditional and Social Media
When I envisioned GayCalgary.com and GayCalgary Magazine, it was to highlight the LGBTQ+ community of Alberta. Rob and I saw that our role should be like...
VIDEO INTERVIEW - “Crash and Burn”
Queer Space Opera Comic Produced in Calgary
For a long time, science fiction has been a straight white man’s game. Luckily, as the political landscape changes so, too, do the landscapes of galaxies...
Sleeping Beauty
Loose Moose Theatre for Kids offers Engaging Rendition of a Classic
On a brisk Saturday afternoon Inglewood’s Loose Moose Theatre was a cozy host for a kid-centric adaptation of Sleeping Beauty, opening day. The funny...
Chaman Preet Singh Speaks Out
The “No Moment”, Homosexuality in India, and Racism
"Listen to the voices of the ones who are sidelined, then a little will change." -By Owen Jones, theguardian.com Chaman Preet Singh arrived...
The Outsiders
Storybook Theatre Delivers Heartfelt Portrayal of Teenage Tragedy
In its 41st Season, the Season of Change, Storybook Theatre has taken on the book we all read in grade school that haunted us with its bitter truths: the...
Queer Eye
Banff Pride 2017
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VIDEO INTERVIEW - The Busy Ryan Steele at Whistler Pride 2018
Talks about the Ryan and Amy Show, Comedy and Amazing Race Canada
When we asked Ryan Steele about his time on The Amazing Race Canada, he had no regrets. "To this day, it was the coolest, best thing I’ve ever done...
Sherlock With A Twist
Stage West’s “Baskerville” turns horror into comedy
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes has taken on many forms since he debuted in 1887. 70 actors have portrayed him in movies, Benedict Cumberbatch...
VIDEO INTERVIEW - Queer Artist Rvssia
Queer Creators, Queer Content and the Queer Experience
Vaska, professionally known as Rvssia, is a top-notch artist with a style all their own. Artwork, yes, but also the way they dress, veering dangerously...
Queer Eye
Whistler Pride 2018
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GayCalgary Magazine’s Top 20 Most Read Articles in 2017
It is that time of year again to see GayCalgary Magazine’s most read articles from 2017! The list is created from the close to 6,000 articles we have online...
INTERVIEW - Thalia Almodovar Beats the Faces on VH1 Beauty Bar
"I never say I’m trans because trans means transitioning and I’m all woman from head to toe, inside and out, in between and back," says Thalia...
Broadway Across Canada’s 2018/2019 Season
New shows, popular favourites making their way to Alberta
January’s announcement of the newest series of Broadway shows making their way to Edmonton and Calgary’s Jubilee Auditoriums was met with much fanfare...
Positive Thoughts
Surviving with Style
"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." —Maya...
Positive Thoughts - Justice for All
Immigration Equality advocates on behalf of both LGBT immigrants and all immigrants living with HIV
Aaron C. Morris is executive director of Immigration Equality, a New York City-based immigration rights organization. The nonprofit group advocates for...
Jasper, Alberta
A Community with a Warm Welcoming Heart
I have lucked out on my trips to Jasper in the past. The weather every year kept getting better. Well for this trip it felt like winter weather wanted...
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
This was the third time I had the pleasure of stayed in Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Unlike your traditional hotels, most of the 440 guest rooms are scattered...
The Emerald Lounge at Jasper Park Lodge
Right after checking in at Jasper Park Lodge, I joined other media at the Emerald Lounge. It is located just off the lobby on the other side of a huge...
Coco’s Café
The Café with a heart
Sometimes you need to walk a block over from the main strip to find gem’s like this in small towns. Coco’s Café is one of those great finds. While I was...
Downstream Bar
With a busy schedule that I had covering Jasper Pride, I was able to pop in to Downstream twice during this trip. First time was for the Pride DJ Party...
The Den - Jasper’s Wildlife Museum
Located under Whistler’s Inn is this interesting collection of taxidermy mounts of local animals found in Jasper. To get to The Den – Jasper’s Wildlife...
Jasper Yellowhead Museum & Archives
When I travel, I do try to check out the local history museums. I enjoy seeing the history of how a place has developed over time. It helps change your...
Jasper Art Gallery
Just a couple blocks main downtown road of Jasper is the Jasper Art Gallery. It is in the same building as the Jasper Library and Cultural Centre. The...
Jasper Pizza
Every year, Jasper Pizza has decorated their windows for Jasper Pride. For 2017, Jasper Pizza wanted to create a rainbow pizza too as part of the celebrations...
Jasper Pride 2018
New Dates, New Activities and lots more!
When gay pride organizations plan, they usually set their dates forever, but changes can happen. Calgary Pride moved from the first weekend in June to...
Caribbean Pride in the Dominican Republic
In the Caribbean, no island is as synonymous with "party" as the Dominican Republic and, on the island, Punta Cana reigns supreme.  The...
CHIC Mansion
If even the opulence of the Diamond Club isn’t exclusive enough for you, why not rent the CHIC Mansion?  The 6-bedroom, 11,500 square foot mansion...
CHIC Restaurants
Aside from the traditional resort buffet (which CHIC by Royalton has, of course), CHIC offers four a la carte restaurants on site (and included). Vespa...
Nexus Tours
CHIC by Royalton works exclusively with Nexus Tours to operate excursions and daytrips throughout the island. For those who want to keep the party going...
Looking Back on 2017 in HIV/AIDS – and What’s in Store for 2018
Political climate challenges our ability to keep making gains in ending the epidemic, even as we’re beginning to see some new
I can safely say this was a year for the record books, and in some ways that we’d never expected. Given the Trump Administration and the Paul Ryan (R-WI)...
VIDEO INTERVIEW - Anna Silk of ‘Lost Girl’
A quick chat about the sexuality of her character Bo on hit series
When it comes to the people on the television series Lost Girl, we at GayCalgary have a bit of a ‘gotta catch em all’ mentality. Why? Because the show...
INTERVIEW - SIMPLY LEPORE
World’s mega-famous transsexual returns to the dance floor this spring
Amanda Lepore’s new e.p., LEPORE., was no easy feat.  From start to finish, it took over five years to complete. Amanda and her team knew they could...
Twelve Projects to Add Value to Your Home and Make It Easier to Sell
It’s the beginning of the year, the time many people make resolutions that they may or may not successfully keep. If one of your resolutions is to sell...
Tips for Selling Your Home While You Still Live in it
Selling your home can be difficult, and for most of us, living there while it’s on the market can be even harder. Trying to schedule showings around your...
NSFW - Addicted’s Spring Season of ‘Lust’
In celebration of the spring season of love, Addicted, the naughty little sister brand of ES Collection,  has unveiled its "Lust" underwear...
REVIEW - Green cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day or anytime of the year
McGuinness Melon Liqueur is perfect for making refreshing cocktails
I am a proud "girly drink drunk". I will drink beer if that is my only choice or needed to as part of a food review. With St. Patrick’s Day around...
Serena Ryder Provides an Electric Performance
It has been a pleasure following the career of Toronto’s Serena Ryder. A multiple time Juno award winner whose received praise from icons like Melissa...
VIDEO INTERVIEW - Drag Race Season 3 All Star Morgan McMichaels
Talks about Performing at Werk in Calgary, and RuPaul’s Drag Race
Tall, blonde, and beautiful, yet Morgan McMichaels still exclaims, "I look like shit! I’m drunk and sweaty!" An American, Morgan is known (of...
NSFW VIDEO INTERVIEW - Muscle Daddy Jesse Jackman
Talks about fitness, filming and being in the porn industry for over six years
Jesse Jackman is huge. He literally takes up the screen, which is a good thing when you are a porn star like he is. According to him, he’s been in the...
Queer Eye
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