GayCalgary® Magazine

Articles in the October 2005 Edition
Gay, Lesbian, and Bilingual?
Letter from the Publisher
At the beginning of this month, Steve and I snuck off to Montreal for 5 days. Before you start cheering that we finally took time off, I should clarify...
IGBO Mid-Year 2005
Celebrating their Silver Anniversary in Calgary
The International Gay Bowling Organization (IGBO), provides educational services, communication avenues, and social opportunities to promote the sport...
La Fleur
Making Flowers Fabulous!
It’s Monday morning, and crazy at La Fleur floral boutique. The phone is ringing, a client is waiting for his arrangement, and the birds in the cage in...
Just Ask Nina!
The Dish who dishes advice
Dear Nina, I really don’t know what to do. HELP! Sometimes in life we think that we’ve met the love of our life, but then it all goes terribly wrong...
Events Listing
Find out what’s happening around Calgary
Bitter Girl
Gay Legalese
Karma, the Bitch
Dear GayCalgary Legal Advice, Your last letter was almost a mirror image of my current dilemma! The company I work for has hired on someone that I’ve...
Adult Film Reviews
Adult Depot “Vampire Boys” by Talos Entertainment Appropriate isn’t it? I was a little bit skeptical about this one at first, but I was pleased...
A Couple of Guys
Q Scopes
“Develop new ideas, Virgo!”
This will be a horny, energetic, sensual week, but not without effort. The Sun is sextile to Pluto, boosting erotic drive and other compulsions. Keep it...
Modern Day Witch Hunting
The Vatican Gets It Wrong…Again
I will declare my bias right up front: I am a ‘Recovering Anglican’ who once had strong Roman Catholic leanings, attended Mass regularly for several years...
Rough Trade Attraction
In the world of gay dating some men are just happy to look for a masculine or straight looking guy. But many others want the real thing: a real straight...
Press Releases
Pride Calgary AGM Announcement Pride Calgary’s Annual General Meeting is a little late this year due to unforeseen challenges and so as not to conflict...
Spymonkey in Cooped
Deliciously Demented Take on Pulp Gothic Romance Novella
Direct from their starring role in Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity, international physical comedy sensation Spymonkey present Cooped, their deliciously demented...
Romeo and Juliet
Hearts Break in Spectacular new Production
To celebrate the return to the Jubilee stages, The Alberta Ballet and The Banff Centre have joined together to present a spectacular new full length production...
Fundraising Photos
Letters to the Publisher
Dear GayCalgary, This is what came out of the mouth of one of my co-workers who put in a great deal of time and effort volunteering for the AIDS Walk...
Q Puzzle
“Family Doctor”
The BoyGirls
Local Talent releases First Album
“They’re here, they’re weird, now deal with it.” The Boygirls are out to make a statement with their unique brand of hip-hop, steering straight for the...
Cutting Our Own Labour Day Classic
Thank you’s
The 2ND annual Donnie Peters Memorial Cut-a-thon, once again, has become the Labour Day Classic that it was always meant to be. So many people must be...
Pajama Tops
Stage West brings French farce to Calgary
The 2005/2006 season for Stage West was kicked off with Pajama Tops, a comical farce based on the French play MouMou. It stars Playboy Playmate, covergirl...
Saddle Up!
Ranchers & Rustlers moseys into Jubilations
Stampede may be over, but dig out your jeans and cowboy boots because Jubilations is taking you back to the wild wild west, with the energetic country...
The Syringa Tree
ATP explores apartheid
From October 18th to November 5th, Alberta Theatre Projects will examine South Africa in the 1960’s through the skills of the talented Meg Roe, who assumes...
Two-Step North
ARGRA brings major Rodeo convention to Calgary
From October 20th to 23rd this year, delegates from throughout the United States will be representing their chapter of the International Gay Rodeo Association...
1st World Outgames
Rendez-Vous Montréal 2006
Many Calgarians consider Apollo Western Cup and ARGRA to be the two “biggest” events that occur in our city, however, next year Canada will play host to...
Queer Quest
Queer in Grade School: How Far Have We Come?
I finished high school in 1974, and I remember the extremely negative view that people had then of queer individuals. Those who were falsely or accurately...
Does it Come in Black?
Walking into Shae Barry’s newly opened store/studio, entitle Does It Come In Black (DICIB), I was bombarded with unique clothing in various cuts, textures...
Queer Eye - for the Calgary guy (or gal)
Events that happened around Calgary
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