Our Scene

An Inspired Sex Farce, “Don’t Dress for Dinner” at the New Gremlin Space

Watch out! This hilarious sex comedy has more entanglements than cats wrestling with a ball of twine. In playwright Marc Camoletti’s Don’t Dress for Dinner a husband, Bernard (Peter Christian Hansen), expects his wife, Jacqueline […]

Rice and Knudson Give Stunning Performance in the Captivating “Idiot’s Delight” at Park Square

Idiot’s Delight, the 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winner for Drama, is thought of by some as inferior and melodramatic (as if there were anything wrong with melodrama), but playwright Robert E. Sherwood, in a style that spoke […]

Going to the Movies with Jeff & Drew: “Baby Driver”

Baby Driver is about a kid named Baby (Ansel Elgort) who pilots the getaway car for a criminal gang. He is a genius behind the wheel, but he has to carefully coordinate his work to an eclectic mix […]

Going to the Movies with Jeff & Drew: “Wonder Woman”

  As the latest entry in the DC Extended Universe, Wonder Woman has a ton riding on it. The first three DCEU films have all underperformed critically or financially to some extent. But this movie […]

Going to the Movies with Jeff & Drew: “Cars 3”

  Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson), is no longer the champ of the racing circuit, and is getting lapped by newer, superior models like Jackson Storm (voice of Armie Hammer), a souped up, sleekly contoured piece of racing […]

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Our Affairs

06.24.17 Twin Cities HRC Federal Club Annual Pride Brunch Minneapolis MN

A Word In Edgewise: That’s Just the Way It Is

I’ve always loved The Lawrenceville Stories, written by Owen Johnson in the early years of the 20th Century. Johnson wrote about his prep school, using friends’ actual nicknames, “The Varmint,” “The Tennessee Shad,” “Hungry Smeed,” […]

When GLBT Nonprofits Lose Their Bearings

Tax-deductible nonprofit organizations can invade the pocketbooks and psyches of potential donors, cravenly preying on their fears. When the same-sex marriage movement became a brilliant success, GLBT nonprofit organizations were sucker-punched with a stark existential reality: […]

OutFront: Behind in Ethics

Since last November’s election the country has been passing through a turbulent period wherein fear seems to have often taken the upper hand. American GLBT citizens were warned by outgoing Senate Minority (and former Majority) […]

A Community of Unity: Rochester PrideFest

With such a large and well represented GLBT community in the Twin Cities, it can often feel like Pride month is every month. However, in smaller communities throughout Minnesota, Pride month plays an important role […]

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Recent Stories

BigGayNews for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Today’s Top Headlines Berlin Gay Pride Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage Law Blood Donation Rules Ease For Gay And Bisexual Men LGBTQ Conference In China’s ‘Gay Capital’ Scrapped Tennessee Judge Rules Gay Couples Have Equal Parental Rights […]

Tennessee Judge Rules Gay Couples Have Equal Parental Rights

Fox News reports that same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples who have children born through artificial insemination, a judge ruled. Read the full story at FOX News 

LGBTQ Conference In China’s ‘Gay Capital’ Scrapped

NBC News reports that organizers of an LGBTQ conference in China’s “gay capital” had to scrap the event this week, the second time in as many months a public seminar aimed at expanding awareness of […]

Blood Donation Rules Ease For Gay And Bisexual Men

The BBC reports that changes making it easier for gay and bisexual men to give blood have been announced by the Scottish government. Read the full story at the BBC 

Berlin Gay Pride Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage Law

France 24 reports that thousands of revelers danced through the streets of Berlin on Saturday, many of them waving rainbow-coloured flags, as they promoted lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in a Christopher Street Day […]

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Our Lives

Pride in Pictures 2017

Relive Twin Cities Pride through this collection of photography: our community, our people, and our celebrations in our two cities. Click on any of the links below to view a Photo Gallery of that event. […]

Learn to Play, Play to Learn

Museums are often accompanied by signs reading, “Do not touch,” “No photography,” “No sitting or standing on sculpture,” and others of the sort. At the Minnesota Children’s Museum, these signs are replaced by one necessary […]

Kicks for Kids

Trying to beat the heat doing something fun with the younger ones? Looking for new places around Minnesota to add to your summer bucket list? Wanting to relive the days of your childhood with fun […]

From the Editor: Growing Younger

Now that I’m 40, I’ve pretty much moved past the mourning involved with moving past the window of time when I’m biologically able to have children. What an odd weighting of the scales that procreation […]

When GLBT Nonprofits Lose Their Bearings

Tax-deductible nonprofit organizations can invade the pocketbooks and psyches of potential donors, cravenly preying on their fears. When the same-sex marriage movement became a brilliant success, GLBT nonprofit organizations were sucker-punched with a stark existential reality: […]

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Our Homes

Ride Review: 2017 Audi S6

There are two different kinds of luxury car buyers. One such buyer wants a car with the badge, the prestige and everything else that comes with it. They want comfort and performance. If you ask […]

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Ride Review: 2017 Kia Niro

The Toyota Prius V just got some company. Being the only hybrid gas-electric wagon around, it offered the combination of extra cargo space with high efficiency and great fuel economy. The Prius V had plenty […]

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Just the tips, please…

Small spaces? No problem. Here are a couple products to help with that, design tips courtesy of Michelle Havens, Environment Director at Habitation Furnishing + Design. 1. Double Up: Limited rooms? Carve out an office, using a […]

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Summer Home Trends with Galleria Edina

By Rachel Oelke Home is where you hang your hat, so make sure that stylish sunhat has a chic home to match with fresh summer updates. The Galleria Edina home stores are here to help […]

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Ride Review: 2017 MINI Countryman

It seems that everyone is offering a crossover/SUV these days. This is not a bad thing, really. Consumers want them and the manufacturers offer them to fulfill those wants and needs. It is a simple […]

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