Our Scene

Kicking the Walls Down

The rush of running across the playground until your lungs are burning and your blood is boiling with adrenaline. The thrill of finding the perfect hiding place that will, without a doubt, lead you to […]

2017 Community Sports Directory

The Twin Cities area is home to a remarkable number of athletes who identify as members of the GLBT community. The sports range from soccer to basketball to quidditch, the teams are all welcoming and […]

Bump and Grind — Dr. Pamela Gonzales Takes on the Beautiful Gravel Roads of Northern Minnesota

It’s like the Tour de France but with more mosquitoes. It’s like Walden but with less symbolism. It’s like Brokeback Mountain but with fewer sheep. It’s the second annual running of Le Grand du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic, and […]

Arts Spotlight: 572

Lone Star Spirits Through May 7 Jungle Theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave., Minneapolis 612-822-7063 Jungle Theater artistic director Sarah Rasmussen once again delights with her signature comedic flair in Lone Star Spirits, the crackling Off-Broadway hit, […]

Leg Day, Ab Day, Every Day

St. Paul is a historical gem in the treasure chest that is Minnesota. With the fortunes of Weyerhaeuser, Hill, and Ordway sprawled across the city, St. Paul is home to some of Minnesota’s wealthiest, most […]

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Our Affairs

A Word In Edgewise: Rights, Privileges, and Luck of the Draw

There are some folks who claim that other folks don’t have the “right” to things: clean air, water, the pursuit of a dignified, safe life. The naysayers have a point, but not the one they […]

03.29.17 29th Annual Forum on Workplace Inclusion Minneapolis MN

   

Books: 571

Hidden Figures Margot Lee Shetterly William Morrow $15.99 Before electronic computers, human computers (usually mathematically gifted women with slide-rules, pencils, and paper) crunched the numbers and ran the equations that made America’s airpower — then […]

A Word In Edgewise: New Wine in Old Bottles

A beguiling giraffe face — calm, sloe-eyed — gazes languidly from the cover of the March Smithsonian above a blurb asking, “Will the beloved giant disappear before scientists even begin to understand it?” Also offered […]

Skirting the Issues: Gavin Grimm

At this year’s Grammy Awards, transgender icon Laverne Cox interrupted her music star introduction to highlight the case of Gavin Grimm, a 17-year-old Virginia high school student who’s become the poster child for transgender rights […]

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Recent Stories

South Korea Presidential Favorite Moon Jae-in In Anti-Gay Comment

Sky News reports that the favourite to be South Korea’s next president has come under fire for saying during a TV debate that he does not like homosexuality. Read the full story from Sky News 

Pulse Owner To Create Permanent Memorial At Site Of Nightclub Tragedy

ClickOrlando.com reports that the owner of Pulse nightclub, the site of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, will announce plans next week for establishing a permanent memorial “in honor and remembrance of the tragic […]

Senate Democrats Reintroduce Bill To Outlaw Gay ‘Cure’ Therapy

Pink News reports that Senate Democrats have re-introduced a bill which would federally ban the practice of gay ‘conversion’ therapy. Read the full story from Pink News 

Hearts With A Mission Board Apologizes For Denying Donation Funds

KOBI5 News reports that a Grants Pass, Oregon faith-based nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless youth is having a change of heart about a donation they turned down. Read the full story from KOBI 5 News 

03.30.17 University of Minnesota Program in Human Sexuality’s GALA™ Minneapolis MN

     

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Our Lives

03.30.17 University of Minnesota Program in Human Sexuality’s GALA™ Minneapolis MN

     

Dateland: The Honeymoon Is Over

We clutched hands and gazed intently into each other’s eyes. “I’ve long known your heart, my love,” I said. “And, now, I will know your colon.” And then the orderlies came in and wheeled her […]

Bump and Grind — Dr. Pamela Gonzales Takes on the Beautiful Gravel Roads of Northern Minnesota

It’s like the Tour de France but with more mosquitoes. It’s like Walden but with less symbolism. It’s like Brokeback Mountain but with fewer sheep. It’s the second annual running of Le Grand du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic, and […]

From the Editor: Belonging

I was at an event at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis the other day. I was a guest of my friend whose house was being featured by AIA Minnesota, so I was just there […]

The Lady is a Champ

Champion Jackie Fendler Breathes New Life into Her Existence via the Deadlift It’s November 2013, and a lifter is about to lift. Feet are planted beneath shoulders, toes are pointed due north.  Open hands descend […]

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Our Homes

Ride Review: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

It was definitely time for a change. When we last reviewed the Chevrolet Equinox, we pointed out a couple of important pieces to the story. It has been one of the drivers in sales for […]

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Ride Review: 2017 Lincoln Continental

The name is synonymous with American luxury. The combination of Lincoln and Continental has been a part of the finer things in this country since 1939, when Edsel Ford signed off for a European-inspired version […]

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Ride Review: 2017 Toyota Sienna

Can a minivan have any kind of “swagger?” Toyota thinks so. In fact, it was their way of introducing the latest Sienna minivan. It has so much swagger, one cannot begin to comprehend it all. […]

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Preview: The 2017 Twin Cities Auto Show

Where else can you see every new vehicle sold in the Twin Cities without the hassle of the showroom floor? The 44th Annual Twin Cities Auto Show presented by SuperAmerica is back for 2017! Inside […]

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Going Electric: The Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volt

In this work, we are introduced to the automobile in many different ways. I would normally interface with a person at the manufacturer or supplier, talk about the vehicle, drive it and that’s it. There […]

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