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Young “Godspell” Cast Finds the Joy and Beauty at Theatre in the Round

When the musical Godspell opened in 1971 it created a stir because its folk-rock approach went against the grain of traditional religious music. This was long before Christian rock became the mainstream staple that it […]

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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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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 […]

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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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Ferras 3-Track CD Sampler – “Ferras”

Enter to win a 3-track sampler of Ferras’ self-titled debut EP! FERRAS the self-titled debut from the multi-dimensional pop singer Includes “Speak in Tongues” and “Legends Never Die” feat. Katy Perry   Available Now on […]

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Bastille CD Single – “Of The Night”

Enter to win “OF THE NIGHT” from BASTILLE! “OF THE NIGHT” Featured on the new extended album, All This Bad Blood, by breakout artist BASTILLE Buy All This Bad Blood on iTunes: http://po.st/ATBBiT Check out […]

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Sir Ivan CD Single – “Here Comes The Sun”

Enter to win “Here Comes the Sun” from Sir Ivan! “HERE COMES THE SUN” the hot new single from Billboard chart topper and “Peaceman” SIR IVAN with mixes by Baggi Begovic, Nacho Chapado & Ivan […]

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BigGayNews for Thursday, July 24, 2014

Today’s Top Headlines After Antigay Facebook Post, Opera Singer Plans Equality Concert Gay Soldiers At Fort Campbell Open Up On Coming Out Tony Dungy: I Wouldn’t Have Taken Michael Sam The Incredible Story Of How […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Plays Gay WWII Code-Breaker Alan Turing In “The Imitation Game”

NewNowNext reports that Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the gay mathematician whose code-breaking skills helped defeat the Nazis in WWII, in the new trailer for ‘The Imitation Game’, a Turing biopic directed by Morten […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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Ride Review: 2014 Hyundai Sonata

Get One While You Can. Since its debut in 2010, the latest Sonata has served Hyundai well. From its ground-breaking design inside and out and efficient engines and chassis, this mid-sized sedan helped the Korean […]

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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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