Upon attending the Mr. Gay Canada finale I had no idea what to expect. However, when Bobby James stepped out, amped full of energy and bee-lining it to a drum kit, I prepared myself for a show. After his unforgettable drum solo, an almost angelic Asian temptress joined him on stage sporting strapping stilettos and an [&hellip
This weekend, February 9-11, 2012, in Whistler, BC, five contestants, including LGBT blogger, Brian Webb, will compete for the title of Mr. Gay Canada 2012 during GayWhistler’s WinterPRIDE celebrations.
Creating a positive image for young gay men to make a difference and be accepted within their own communities is the goal of the Mr. Gay Canada competition. Through positive, authentic and empowered role models, Mr. Gay Canada is a champion for Gay Human Rights within the community and global stage.
I had an opportunity to sit down with Vancouver boy Rob Goddard (Mr. Gay Canada) right before he got on a plane to Manilla, Philippines to begin the Mr. Gay World competition.
So what the heck is Mr. Gay World you ask? Well, in a little pink nutshell, it’s a pageant of sorts with a ‘mission to advance national and international Gay rights through education and public performance.’
Event organizers are looking for a genuine and positive (and handsome) role model that will champion equality and diversity in both mainstream and Gay media. With a total of 23 nations competing including Canada, USA, Australia and South Africa it is surely going to be a competitive year!