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Finally, a Stage Version of “1984” That Does Justice To Orwell’s Original Novel

The 20th century has four great English language literary figures who have come to be deemed as prophets of the current and impending age. They seemed to foresee the current anguish around unchecked surveillance, harsh socio-economic marginalization, endless […]

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“Eating Raoul” and Christian Unser Are Good Omens for MMT’s New Direction

Christian Unser is off to great start as Artistic Director of Minneapolis Musical Theatre with a snappy and delight-filled production of the musical version of Eating Raoul. You may recall it was a major cult […]

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Dominance and Submission Crackle in “Miss Julie” at the American Swedish Institute

Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s Miss Julie (1888) remains a searing and complex examination of dominance and submission. Its story of an aristocratic young woman aroused by her father’s valet pits female class privilege against working class […]

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Keillor Play Works Its Charm at Home in St. Paul

                                                                  As multi-talented […]

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Blake Kuwahara Launches New Eyewear Collection – Fall 2014

Blake Kuwahara Launches New Eyewear Collection – Fall 2014 Celebrated eyewear designer, BLAKE KUWAHARA, debuted his first eponymous eyewear collection during Vision Expo West week in Las Vegas at LOFT LV at the Mandarin Oriental on September 18th followed by a showing […]

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Scores of GLBT Sites Eyed for Landmark Status

Story provided by Philadelphia Gay News in observation of LGBT History Month. By Mathew S. Bajko, Bay Area Reporter A National Park Service project has identified hundreds of potential LGBT sites across America that could someday win […]

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Revisiting a Pre-Stonewall GLBT Sit-In

Story provided by Philadelphia Gay News in observation of LGBT History Month. By Ray Simon PGN Contributor The sit-in at Dewey’s, which occurred at a Philadelphia restaurant in the spring of 1965, is not as well known […]

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The Internal Battle: Eating Disorders in the GLBT Community

“Assumptions, whether true or false, regarding eating disorders in the LGBT community often stem from various sociocultural perspectives,” says Troy Roness, international activist and educator for eating disorders, GLBT issues, and healthy body image, and […]

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A Word In Edgewise: Take Your Best Shot(s)

The fever struck in August. Nineteen-year-old Mai later wrote: “Each day added new names to the list of the sick and the dead … As we walked home [one] evening, we passed a rooming house […]

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Cookies and Scream: A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery Virginia Lowell Berkley $7.99 Olivia Greyson, owner of Chatterly Heights’s renowned Gingerbread House, purveyor of cookies, cookie cutters, cookie cookbooks, and all things able to be baked […]

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Recent Stories

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Scores of GLBT Sites Eyed for Landmark Status

Story provided by Philadelphia Gay News in observation of LGBT History Month. By Mathew S. Bajko, Bay Area Reporter A National Park Service project has identified hundreds of potential LGBT sites across America that could someday win […]

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BigGayNews for Friday, October 24, 2014

Today’s Top Headlines Benedict Cumberbatch Recalls Defending A Gay Classmate Judge Resigns So He Won’t Have To Marry Gay Couples Gay Jamaicans Victims Of Violence, Human Rights Watch’s ‘Not Safe At Home’ Report Finds Federal […]

Utah Governor to Save Churches from Performing Gay Marriages

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Gov. Gary Herbert does not expect Utah lawmakers to try to undermine the new right of gays to marry in Utah, but he says that doesn’t mean they will […]

Pat Robertson Calls Gay Rights Activists ‘Terrorists’

Yahoo! News reports that a day after his controversial comments about AIDS were obliterated by Anderson Cooper, televangelist Pat Robertson called gay rights activists “terrorists.” Read the full story from Yahoo! News

Gay Asylum Seekers Face Intrusive Sexual Questions

The Guardian reports that an immigration watchdog said that of the 112 interviews of asylum seekers he reviewed, 10% included unsatisfactory questions. Read the full story from The Guardian

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Our Lives

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Scores of GLBT Sites Eyed for Landmark Status

Story provided by Philadelphia Gay News in observation of LGBT History Month. By Mathew S. Bajko, Bay Area Reporter A National Park Service project has identified hundreds of potential LGBT sites across America that could someday win […]

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O, Dem Golden Slippers!: Gender variance and the Mummers Parade

Story provided by Philadelphia Gay News in observation of LGBT History Month. By Bob Skiba PGN Contributor They were called female impersonators, character types, lovely creatures, drag queens, pansies, divas. They were straight, bi, gay and queer. […]

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10.09.14 Human Rights Campaign Vigil: Pray, Listen, Discern Raising the Voices of LGBT Catholics St Paul MN

     

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All “Howls” Eve: Pet Costumes

Bumble Bee $7.99 PetSmart www.petsmart.com Just like dogs and cats, you can dress your guinea pig (or other small animals) up so he can partake in the Halloween festivities. Show off your little busy bee […]

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How To Fight Fat With Fat

Each time we inquire about nutrition, we are faced with images of perfect bodies and contradictory advice. How do we distinguish between marketing and science? What can we do when conventional wisdom fails us gays […]

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Halloween Issue: Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland Have your own Halloween tea party with these Alice in Wonderland costumes… Alice Model: Jill Dusterhoft Charming Alice Costume, HalloweenCostumes.com, $38.99 Mad Hatter Model: Abel Diaz Jacket, Ragstock, $12.00 Vest, Ragstock, $15.00 […]

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R J Kramer: Fright Night

Tricks and treats for your Halloween happening. Halloween. There is no better excuse to have a party. Here are some tips to make your event “come alive”. “Over the top” is not only OK on […]

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Halloween Gets Theatrical

Produced by Shane Lueck Lavender connected with local Twin Cities theaters to create Halloween costume ideas based on some of their upcoming productions or current events circulating around popular culture. Each theater not only created […]

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Ride Review: 2014 Maserati Ghibli

We love fine Italian goods. Whether it is from Armani, Prada, Valentino, Gucci, or Ermenegildo Zegna, we look to Milan for the finest in fashion. We also want pieces from Natuzzi, Mobili, and Cassina to […]

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Ride Review: 2015 Dodge Challenger

The Dodge Challenger is a legend. It is a car that melds the past, the present, and the future in one high-performance coupe. It reminds us of an era when horsepower mattered—an era that has returned […]

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