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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Ed Huyck

Bob Dylan and the Band Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete  These legendary recordings were among the first rock bootlegs to be issued, as this mysterious period from the late 1960s intrigued fans. […]

Hello Dolly! Photo by Heidi Bohnenkamp, 2014

Arts Spotlight: 509

4000 Miles Dec. 5 – 21 Boss Stage at Park Square Theatre, 408 St. Peter St., St. Paul 651-291-7005 www.parksquaretheatre.org 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog was a finalist for last year’s Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Gabriel Murphy […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Joy Summers

The snow has blanketed the world in a sparkly, downy cover, my birthday dinner reservations are set (thank you kindly, Spoon & Stable) and I’ve got “Last Christmas” playing on an endless loop. The holidays […]

Prada Diamond, the reigning Miss Gay 90’s. Photo by George Holdgrafer

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Prada Diamond Captures Miss Gay 90’s Title On the evening of October 30 at the La Femme Show Lounge, popular entertainer Prada Diamond won the Miss Gay 90’s title, receiving a beautiful crown and $500 […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Shane Lueck

I’m part of a generation that has everything and still wants more. It’s a classic case of “What do you get the person who has everything?” At this point, it’s about the thought or personal […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Shane Lueck

I’m part of a generation that has everything and still wants more. It’s a classic case of “What do you get the person who has everything?” At this point, it’s about the thought or personal […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Ellen Krug

Forget about all of those lakes—it’s true, Minnesota’s also home to 10,000 nonprofits! This Christmas, instead of hoping for a new set of wheels or piece of funky furniture, I thought I’d create a wish […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Ethan Boatner

The Bewitched Continuum: The Ultimate Guide to the Classic TV Series Adam-Michael James Bright Horse Publishing $29.99 An exegesis of Biblical proportions of the entire seven-year run of Bewitched, which, coincidentally, celebrates its 50th anniversary […]

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A Word in Edgewise: Freedom for – Fill in the Blank

“Every day, driving the same route … he would get upset and tell me, ‘Pull over, I’m going to throw up’ … the kicker was when he told me that he’d rather die than go to […]

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Lavender’s Crowdfund Roundup, Vol. 8

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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BigGayNews for Friday, November 28, 2014

Today’s Top Headlines Gay Tycoon Ivan Massow Launches Bid For London Mayor Hollywood Chick-Fil-A Holds Fundraiser For GLBT Youth U.S. Judges Overturn Gay Marriage Bans In Arkansas And Mississippi ISIS Executes Two Men For ‘Being […]

ISIS Executes Two Men For ‘Being Gay’ By Stoning Them In Deir Ezzor

The International Business Times reports that the Islamic State group reportedly executed two people in the Syrian province of Deir el-Zour on Tuesday, reportedly for being gay. Read the full story from the International Business […]

U.S. Judges Overturn Gay Marriage Bans In Arkansas And Mississippi

Reuters reports that U.S. district judges on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional same-sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi, separately overturning measures that voters approved a decade ago in socially conservative Southern states. Read the […]

Gay Tycoon Ivan Massow Launches Bid For London Mayor

GayStarNews reports that entrepreneur and gay rights activist Ivan Massow launched his bid to be the next mayor of London in 2016 on Tuesday. Read the full story from GayStarNews

Hollywood Chick-Fil-A Holds Fundraiser For GLBT Youth

The Huffington Post reports that a Chick-fil-A franchise based in Hollywood, California made a surprising move last week when the business held a fundraiser to support GLBT youth. Read the full story from the Huffington […]

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From the Editor: Send Pastries

Oh, the 2014 Holiday Gift Guide. It’s a fun issue to put together; I really enjoy seeing what the columnists give us for wish lists and must-haves. There is so much to find out there, […]

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Dateland: Pie in the Sky

A few weeks ago, I was walking down a fancy suburban street when I was accosted by an eighth-grader pushing pies. She was a cute kid who was holding an order form and wearing an […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Shane Lueck

I’m part of a generation that has everything and still wants more. It’s a classic case of “What do you get the person who has everything?” At this point, it’s about the thought or personal […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Ellen Krug

Forget about all of those lakes—it’s true, Minnesota’s also home to 10,000 nonprofits! This Christmas, instead of hoping for a new set of wheels or piece of funky furniture, I thought I’d create a wish […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Andy Lien

Birch, Berries, and Birds The Sivertson Gallery in Grand Marais is where I found what makes me think fondly of the holidays in Minnesota. Birch, berries, and birds. Sarah Angst’s Three Chickadees and Nick Wroblewski’s […]

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From the Editor: Send Pastries

Oh, the 2014 Holiday Gift Guide. It’s a fun issue to put together; I really enjoy seeing what the columnists give us for wish lists and must-haves. There is so much to find out there, […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Shane Lueck

I’m part of a generation that has everything and still wants more. It’s a classic case of “What do you get the person who has everything?” At this point, it’s about the thought or personal […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Nell Gelhaus

I’ll admit it; lesbians are hard to buy for. Just when you think you have us all figured out, you realize we’re not that kind of lesbian, we’re the other kind. You know, with like, […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Randy Stern

Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour Like most music lovers, I have been relegated to buying individual songs from iTunes rather than purchasing a full album. My reasoning has been the lack of real albums […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Local and Pride Gift Ideas

Mustache and Mustache – Photo Holiday Card How do you like your holiday season? With a twist of quirky, please! This holiday card features a fun and unique mustache and mustache illustration and your personalized […]

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