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As we gear up for this year’s Alternative Miss Ireland contest, Brian Finnegan meets last year’s winner, Miss Smilin’ Kanker and finds out why she’s about to kick the bucket. We get to grips with the gay Bear movement as Ireland gears up for it’s first Bear Festival. Roy Archer reports on the banning of Pride in Belgrade last September, after a spate of violent incidents leading up to the day of the parade, and finds that there’s been a surprisingly positive effect on public opinion. Aefa Mullholland takes to the high seas to experience a new frontier in queer holidaying, the lesbian voluntourism cruise, and much, much more!