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Lavender’s Crowdfund Roundup Vol. 3

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.  In return for their contributions, donors will receive […]

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06.28.14 Soul Friday Pride Minneapolis MN

 

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06.27.14 Grown and Sexy Pride Minneapolis MN

 

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06.26.14 Lavender Pride Thursday with Margaret Cho Minneapolis MN

 

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06.25.14 Black Hearts Burlesque PRIDE EDITION Minneapolis MN

 

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Our Affairs

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Lavender’s Crowdfund Roundup Vol. 3

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.  In return for their contributions, donors will receive […]

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Ask Lambda Legal – Medicare and Sex Reassignment Surgeries

By Karen Loewy, Senior Attorney and Seniors Program Strategist, Lambda Legal Q: I am transgender woman in my late 60’s. I only recently came out and I’m not sure what type of transition-related medical care […]

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Foster Homes: The Future of Animal Rescue

Imagine adopting a pet and knowing exactly how they’ll act in the home environment before they even walk in the door. No more lies about the new puppy being potty trained from the owner of […]

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A Word In Edgewise: Kevin D. Williamson Doesn’t Believe in Me, Do I Therefore Not Exist?

In response to Time magazine’s recent cover image and story of transwoman Laverne Cox, Kevin D. Williamson, roving correspondent for the National Review, penned a screed entitled, “Laverne Cox is Not a Woman: Facts Are […]

The Switch

Crowdfund Roundup Vol. 2

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.  In return for their contributions, donors will receive […]

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Recent Stories

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BigGayNews for Tuesday, July 21, 2014

Today’s Top Headlines GLBTQ Teens Stepping Out On Stage During KC Fringe Mother Of Gay Teen Charged With Abuse, Hate Crime Minister Dies By Self-Immolation In Protest Of Homophobia, Other Injustices Macedonia To Ban Gay […]

Gay, Married Church Worker Sues Missouri Catholic Diocese For Firing

Reuters reports that a Missouri church worker sued the Catholic diocese in Kansas City on Thursday claiming she was wrongly fired from her salaried position as a pastoral associate after her marriage to another woman […]

Macedonia To Ban Gay Marriage In Constitution

ABC News reports that Macedonia’s parliament has agreed to consider proposed constitutional amendments to effectively ban gay marriage and impose limits on public debt. Read the full story from ABC News

Minister Dies By Self-Immolation In Protest Of Homophobia, Other Injustices

Advocate.com reports that a retired United Methodist minster in Texas who had championed civil rights for African-Americans and GLBT people has committed suicide in dramatic fashion to protest continuing injustices, setting himself afire in a […]

Mother Of Gay Teen Charged With Abuse, Hate Crime

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that a woman is being accused of a hate crime because authorities say she physically and sexually abused her teenage daughter after learning the girl is gay. Read the full […]

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Our Lives

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Ask Lambda Legal – Medicare and Sex Reassignment Surgeries

By Karen Loewy, Senior Attorney and Seniors Program Strategist, Lambda Legal Q: I am transgender woman in my late 60’s. I only recently came out and I’m not sure what type of transition-related medical care […]

Secondhand-Hounds

Foster Homes: The Future of Animal Rescue

Imagine adopting a pet and knowing exactly how they’ll act in the home environment before they even walk in the door. No more lies about the new puppy being potty trained from the owner of […]

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Vet Q & A: Dr. Mary McCarl

By Dr. Mary McCarl Lavender runs a Vet Q&A in our Pet Issues as well as online. If you have a question you’d like answered by a Veterinarian, email it to editor@lavendermagazine.com. 1. My dog has […]

Dog-Daycare

Dog Daycares

By Inga From, CDBC, CPDT-KSA Dog daycares sound like the perfect way to squeeze in some extra exercise for our dogs despite our busy lives. While there are some wonderful daycares with dogs that are […]

2010 Dog Friendly Honda Element.

Your Pets, Your Car

Dogs are a human’s best friend! We love them! We adore them! We do anything to make them happy, as they make us happy. When it comes to pets, we humans would most likely take […]

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Our Homes

2015 Porsche Macan S

Ride Review: Porsche Macan

By now, we should expect a high level of excellence in everything Porsche sets out to do. It is a given that a 911, Boxster and Cayman are great sports cars in their own right. […]

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2014 Toyota Corolla S

Ride Review: 2014 Toyota Corolla

“So far, it reads like a best seller – a well executed one.” A good summation for perhaps one of the most improved cars in the marketplace – the Toyota Corolla. These good tidings came […]

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2010 Dog Friendly Honda Element.

Your Pets, Your Car

Dogs are a human’s best friend! We love them! We adore them! We do anything to make them happy, as they make us happy. When it comes to pets, we humans would most likely take […]

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Karamo Brown, the Newest Addition to the Oprah Brand

As the host of #OWNShow, a daily digital show brought to you by the Oprah Winfrey empire, Karamo Brown provides the audience with stackable clips that entertain, educate, and inspire them to live their best […]

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2015 Ford Transit Wagon XLT (long wheelbase, extended length body, high roof)

Ride Preview: Ford Transit

The full-sized van is alive and well in the U.S.A. No one does a better job of selling the full-sized van than Ford. The E-Series is the best-selling vehicle in its class for the past […]

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