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Blake Kuwahara Launches New Eyewear Collection – Fall 2014

Blake Kuwahara Launches New Eyewear Collection – Fall 2014 Celebrated eyewear designer, BLAKE KUWAHARA, debuted his first eponymous eyewear collection during Vision Expo West week in Las Vegas at LOFT LV at the Mandarin Oriental on September 18th followed by a showing […]

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“Busytown” Reminds Us How Important We Are To Each Other on CTC’s Main Stage

Kling & Koerner Are Fine Creative Partners There is a tendency nowadays for many people to not understand and comprehend the interconnectedness of how society works. Some think that the cereal comes from a box […]

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Lav.fash™: RUMBLE ON THE RUNWAY

MINNESOTA FASHION AWARDS Produced by Vargas Productions Hosted by Carly Aplin & Tim Mahoney The Depot Minneapolis | Saturday October 4 2014 When you walk into a fashion show and are greeted by Ferraris and […]

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10.04.14 Lavender Out in the Stands Pride Match: Minnesota United FC 1 Atlanta Silverbacks 0 Blaine MN

   

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Halloween Issue: Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland Have your own Halloween tea party with these Alice in Wonderland costumes… Alice Model: Jill Dusterhoft Charming Alice Costume, HalloweenCostumes.com, $38.99 Mad Hatter Model: Abel Diaz Jacket, Ragstock, $12.00 Vest, Ragstock, $15.00 […]

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The Internal Battle: Eating Disorders in the GLBT Community

“Assumptions, whether true or false, regarding eating disorders in the LGBT community often stem from various sociocultural perspectives,” says Troy Roness, international activist and educator for eating disorders, GLBT issues, and healthy body image, and […]

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A Word In Edgewise: Take Your Best Shot(s)

The fever struck in August. Nineteen-year-old Mai later wrote: “Each day added new names to the list of the sick and the dead … As we walked home [one] evening, we passed a rooming house […]

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Cookies and Scream: A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery Virginia Lowell Berkley $7.99 Olivia Greyson, owner of Chatterly Heights’s renowned Gingerbread House, purveyor of cookies, cookie cutters, cookie cookbooks, and all things able to be baked […]

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Starving the Gay Within

“I grew up in a house where it was made very clear that being gay wasn’t an option. I was raised Catholic. I was told not to hold my hands a certain way and forced […]

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LGBT athletes: Making an impact, on and off the field

Story provided by Philadelphia Gay News in observation of LGBT History Month. By Ross Forman Windy City Times Esera Tuaolo walked onto the fabled grass at Wisconsin’s Lambeau Field Sept. 14 to sing the national anthem before […]

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BigGayNews for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Today’s Top Headlines Shonda Rhimes Responds To Intolerance Over “Gay Scenes” In Her TV Shows When Women Become Men At Wellesley Russia Lawmaker Wants To Ban Gay-Themed Finnish Stamps Elvis-Themed Las Vegas Chapel Refuses To […]

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Blake Kuwahara Launches New Eyewear Collection – Fall 2014

Blake Kuwahara Launches New Eyewear Collection – Fall 2014 Celebrated eyewear designer, BLAKE KUWAHARA, debuted his first eponymous eyewear collection during Vision Expo West week in Las Vegas at LOFT LV at the Mandarin Oriental on September 18th followed by a showing […]

Wyoming Attorney General Says Gay Marriages Can Begin On Tuesday

The Huffington Post reports that gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notices that it will not appeal a judge’s order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the […]

Elvis-Themed Las Vegas Chapel Refuses To Hold Gay Weddings

The Huffington Post reports that some Elvis-themed wedding chapels in Las Vegas are all shook up about the new ruling on marriage equality in Nevada, and at least one is refusing to host ceremonies for […]

Russia Lawmaker Wants To Ban Gay-Themed Finnish Stamps

USA Today reports that a Russian lawmaker wants the Russian postal service to ban a popular series of Finnish gay-themed stamps as “homosexual propaganda”, the TASS news agency reports. Read the full story from USA […]

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10.09.14 Human Rights Campaign Vigil: Pray, Listen, Discern Raising the Voices of LGBT Catholics St Paul MN

     

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All “Howls” Eve: Pet Costumes

Bumble Bee $7.99 PetSmart www.petsmart.com Just like dogs and cats, you can dress your guinea pig (or other small animals) up so he can partake in the Halloween festivities. Show off your little busy bee […]

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How To Fight Fat With Fat

Each time we inquire about nutrition, we are faced with images of perfect bodies and contradictory advice. How do we distinguish between marketing and science? What can we do when conventional wisdom fails us gays […]

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The Internal Battle: Eating Disorders in the GLBT Community

“Assumptions, whether true or false, regarding eating disorders in the LGBT community often stem from various sociocultural perspectives,” says Troy Roness, international activist and educator for eating disorders, GLBT issues, and healthy body image, and […]

EthanBoatner

A Word In Edgewise: Take Your Best Shot(s)

The fever struck in August. Nineteen-year-old Mai later wrote: “Each day added new names to the list of the sick and the dead … As we walked home [one] evening, we passed a rooming house […]

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Halloween Issue: Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland Have your own Halloween tea party with these Alice in Wonderland costumes… Alice Model: Jill Dusterhoft Charming Alice Costume, HalloweenCostumes.com, $38.99 Mad Hatter Model: Abel Diaz Jacket, Ragstock, $12.00 Vest, Ragstock, $15.00 […]

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R J Kramer: Fright Night

Tricks and treats for your Halloween happening. Halloween. There is no better excuse to have a party. Here are some tips to make your event “come alive”. “Over the top” is not only OK on […]

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Halloween Gets Theatrical

Produced by Shane Lueck Lavender connected with local Twin Cities theaters to create Halloween costume ideas based on some of their upcoming productions or current events circulating around popular culture. Each theater not only created […]

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Ride Review: 2014 Maserati Ghibli

We love fine Italian goods. Whether it is from Armani, Prada, Valentino, Gucci, or Ermenegildo Zegna, we look to Milan for the finest in fashion. We also want pieces from Natuzzi, Mobili, and Cassina to […]

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Ride Review: 2015 Dodge Challenger

The Dodge Challenger is a legend. It is a car that melds the past, the present, and the future in one high-performance coupe. It reminds us of an era when horsepower mattered—an era that has returned […]

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