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A Chilling Conspiracy Thriller of Two Lost Souls Intensely Acted – “Bug” at Phoenix Theatre – Bailey Crackles in Lesbian Role

A young soldier named Peter who has reason to believe he is a guinea pig in a secret military experiment and Agnes, a woman living in terror of her estranged ex-con husband, hole up in a seedy Oklahoma […]

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Thoughts on “Once”, the Unique Hit Musical at the State – Actress Erica Spyres Comments

Once is back in town. The winner of eight Tony Awards has been a sensation worldwide and a smash when it has played Minneapolis. It’s not a spectacular song and dance extravaganza but an intimate […]

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The Ego and the Id Face Off in “H20″ at the Theatre Garage

Note: The her/his, he/she use throughout this is because Jane Martin is a pen name for someone whose gender has not be revealed, who has remained in the shadows. There is ongoing discussion about whether Jane […]

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Pride Weekend What To Do

Let’s face it: Pride weekend comes and goes in the blink of an eye, and if you don’t plan accordingly, you might just end up missing an event that you really wanted to go to. Use […]

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National Senior Games comes to the Land of 10,000 Lakes

If you love the game, you’re in it for life. For over 10,000 senior citizens across the country, being an athlete doesn’t have an age limit. These dedicated senior athletes will come head-to-head at the […]

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Our Affairs

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Pride Weekend What To Do

Let’s face it: Pride weekend comes and goes in the blink of an eye, and if you don’t plan accordingly, you might just end up missing an event that you really wanted to go to. Use […]

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A Word In Edgewise: Tudor Thoughts: Once-Upon-a-Time is Now

I was recently caught up in PBS’s six-part production of Wolf Hall. Created from Hilary Mantel’s novels, it dramatizes Thomas Cromwell’s climb from abused urchin to adviser to Henry VIII, and follows Cromwell as he […]

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Lavender’s Crowdfund Roundup, Vol. 10

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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In the Habit: Sisters Giving Back to the Community

“The first time I went out in public manifested as Girtha Rotunda a young lady came up to me and said, ‘You look marvelous. How long did it take you to get ready?’ Without thinking […]

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20 Years of Giving

Lavender Media has held its own as a successful business for 20 years since the first magazine issue came out on June 9, 1995. Before that, numerous GLBT publications, both privately capitalized and nonprofit, had […]

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BigGayNews for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Today’s Top Headlines Turkish Police Break Up Gay Pride Parade With Rubber Bullets Gay Pride In Korea Faces Christian Rage Huckabee Expects Civil Disobedience In Response To Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling New Zealand Told […]

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BigGayNews for Monday, June 29, 2015

Today’s Top Headlines Meet Kristin Beck, A Transgender Former Navy SEAL Running For Congress Anti-Gay Pundit Calls For Removal Of Gay Pride Flag In Wake Of Confederate Flag Controversy Schools Fear Impact Of Gay Marriage […]

New Zealand Told To Fund More Transgender Operations

RadioNZ reports that Labour MP Louisa Wall says New Zealand needs to fund more transgender operations. Ms Wall, who introduced the legislation that legalized same-sex marriage, said the transgender community needed more support than it […]

Huckabee Expects Civil Disobedience In Response To Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling

Yahoo! reports that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee slammed the Supreme Court’s historic ruling on same-sex marriage, suggesting Christians will have no choice but resort to civil disobedience in order to follow their faith. Read the […]

Gay Pride In Korea Faces Christian Rage

Forbes reports that gay pride faced Christian outrage in central Seoul in a showdown that dramatized the conflict between Korea’s deeply conservative values and the country’s latter-day surge toward democratic equality. Read the full story […]

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Our Lives

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Pride Weekend What To Do

Let’s face it: Pride weekend comes and goes in the blink of an eye, and if you don’t plan accordingly, you might just end up missing an event that you really wanted to go to. Use […]

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How Do I Afford Senior Living?

By Rachelle Lavalier While most people presume that senior living care must be paid out of their own pockets, it is good news to many that other methods exist. Everyone has unique circumstances that help […]

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Dateland: Bewitched

I’m wild again, beguiled again A simpering, whimpering child again Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered am I “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered” by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart Sometimes, when I’m happy, I like to open a […]

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From the Editor: Grow Old Along with Me

Happy Pride Weekend! The month-long celebration of Pride in the Twin Cities is hitting its peak this weekend. I can’t wait to get out there and see everyone at one of the many events listed […]

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Through These Eyes: Sundays After Church

Uncle Bobby, Uncle Johnny, and my father are sitting in my grandparents’ living room watching NASCAR. I don’t understand the appeal of boringly designed cars — however colorful, however fast — looping around a track […]

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Ride Review: 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Which automobile is one of the most popular ones in our community today? Subaru is a correct answer. It is nationally, as well as locally; however, there is a different truth to tell, especially in […]

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Growing Sustainably

By Lisa Antenucci A Minneapolis Couple Plans for a Growing Family with a Sustainable Home Renovation Kevin Miller and Bobby Jardin are feeling hopeful. They are preparing for a Skype interview with a birth mother […]

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Getting To & Around Pride

By Amy Ongaro Transportation options to get to (and around) Pride weekend have never been more plentiful. Check out these great options to have a safe and celebratory festival weekend: Bike It Biking is an […]

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How To Deal With Servicing and Maintaining Your Car

When something goes wrong in your vehicle, what do you do? If you are mechanically inclined, you fix the problem right at home — or, do the light maintenance that you can do. However, our […]

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Recipes from Rainbow Chefs

I love going to restaurants a little bit more than I love making good food, but both are high in my esteem. This unbalanced scale has everything to do with time, energy, and inclination; the […]

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