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Lav.fash™: Fashion Beach Party – Sexy in the Twin Cities Fashion Show

Fashion Beach Party Sexy in the Twin Cities Fashion Show Pourhouse Minneapolis | Saturday, April 19, 2014 Produced by Privileged Model Management & M3 Productions Hosted by Kat Graham of the Vampire Diaries Photography by […]

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McClinton’s Gripping ‘Othello’ Staging Numinously Mines the Sexism and Sexual Shaming Shakespeare Cautioned About

“What makes Iago evil? Some people ask. I never ask.” -Joan Didion, Play It as It Lays Marion McClinton has directed William Shakespeare’s Othello at the Guthrie with a searing eye toward the tragedy’s inherent indictment […]

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04.14.14 WNBA Minnesota Lynx Draft Party Target Center Minneapolis MN

 

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04.10.14 Lav.fash Launch Party Beson Gallery Minneapolis MN

 

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2014 Dining Out for Life Celebrating 20 Years

By Pat Evans and Joy Summers It’s that time of year again: Dining Out For Life, an annual fundraising event involving the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors, and restaurants. You’ll see KARE11 personalities, Sven […]

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Our Affairs

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Ask Lambda Legal – GLBT People in Immigration Detention Facilities

          By Jael Humphreys, Staff Attorney for Lambda Legal Q: I have a cousin who was recently picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and she’s transgender. She is planning […]

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04.09.14 Governor Dayton Signs The Safe and Supportive Schools Act Minnesota State Capitol

   

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04.01.14 OutFront Minnesota and Minnesota Aids Project Lobby Day Minnesota State Capitol

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Executive Director
OutFront Minnesota

Jake Ross
Student Activist
Safe Schools for All

03.29.14 OutFront Minnesota Lobby Day Kick-Off Brunch St Paul MN

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A Word In Edgewise: Let Them Bake Cakes

On the heels of Arizona governor Jan Brewer’s veto of State Bill 1062, Judson Phillips, the Franklin, Tennessee-based president of Tea Party Nation, declared, “Tyranny is on the march!” Arizona business owners’ inability to discriminate […]

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BigGayNews for Thursday, April 24, 2014

Today’s Top Headlines South Carolina Police Chief Allegedly Fired For Being Gay: “I Can’t Believe That We Still Have No Equal Rights” Can Landlords Ban Tenants From Opening Gay Bars? Dustin Lance Black Slams Alma […]

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Ask Lambda Legal – GLBT People in Immigration Detention Facilities

          By Jael Humphreys, Staff Attorney for Lambda Legal Q: I have a cousin who was recently picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and she’s transgender. She is planning […]

Postal Service Honors Earth Day, Harvey Milk With New Stamps

UPI reports that the Postal Service breaks ground with stamps honoring San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and the NOAA’s research on climate. Read the full story from UPI 

How The Bryan Singer Scandal Is Rocking Hollywood

People Magazine reports that when Michael Egan filed a lawsuit accusing Bryan Singer of sexual abuse, the allegations got all of Hollywood talking – and some scrambling to figure out the next steps for his […]

Dustin Lance Black Slams Alma Mater For Shaming Him Over Sex Photos

The Huffington Post reports that Dustin Lance Black took aim at his alma mater in an open letter after the school axed him from speaking at the spring commencement ceremony due to sex photos featuring […]

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Our Lives

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A Word In Edgewise: Let Them Bake Cakes

On the heels of Arizona governor Jan Brewer’s veto of State Bill 1062, Judson Phillips, the Franklin, Tennessee-based president of Tea Party Nation, declared, “Tyranny is on the march!” Arizona business owners’ inability to discriminate […]

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Dateland: Nursing Home Noir

I moved into my father’s retirement home about a month ago. At first, it was heaven! But as the weeks progressed, events at “The Home” have taken a dark turn. I decided to live in […]

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Through These Eyes – Diet Coke: Through The Eyes Of Dillon D.

“Refill, sir?” I don’t hear my waitress. I’m staring out of the window by my booth, at the parking lot outside, at the street lamp growing up from the asphalt, at the occasional business person […]

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From the Editor: And the Band Played On: Of Celebration and Celebrity

This is a celebratory issue. Paired up with our annual New Restaurant Guide & Preview, we’re also highlighting 20 restaurant picks from this 20th anniversary of the Dining Out for Life program in Minnesota, benefiting […]

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10 Tips for Being a “10″ by Summer

By Benjamin Loehrer Finally! Summer is just around the corner and soon everybody will be showing some skin! Here are ten simple things you can start doing today to be ready for a day at the […]

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Our Homes

2014 Porsche Cayenne

Ride Review: Porsche Cayenne

What exactly is Porsche all about these days? The quick answer would be the 911 – iconic, rear-engine and still shaped as it did for the past 50 years or so. Though there had been […]

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Out With The Old, In With The New

By Ed Roskowinski, CR The implementation of a temporary moratorium on new residential construction and larger additions in the 13th Ward of Minneapolis has brought attention to the growing challenges we face with urban “infill” […]

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2014 Lexus LX 570

Ride Review: Lexus LX 570

Big. Luxury. SUV. Take these three words/acronyms and think for a moment. What is the first thing that comes to mind? Cadillac Escalade is one. The Range Rover is another. These sit on top of […]

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2014-Acura-MDX

Ride Review: Acura MDX

When the world throws a lot of stress in your face, you simply need some luxury in your life. This is life. A job that pays fine, but not without a few contingencies to make […]

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2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

Ride Review: Lexus IS 350 F Sport

This car did what?!? Comparisons are a tough thing to do. You jump from one subject to another to find a conclusion as to which one is best. In-between are the arguments – for and […]

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