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Interior Design for Exterior Spaces

by Kate O’Hara Summer is quickly approaching and with the occasional perfectly sunny day already upon us, it’s time to open our homes to the outdoors. So how to design our exteriors to be as […]


Spa Day for Your Landscape

by Tom Kerby Spa day…a time to recharge and rejuvenate. Anyone who has ever had a spa day knows you come back refreshed and relaxed with a new outlook on life. After a Minnesota winter, […]


Container Gardening: A Step-by-Step Approach

by Frank Bohlander Container gardens are a great way to add a splash of nature to any outdoor space. Decks, patios, and porches are all perfect choices. Step 1: Site Selection The first step is […]


Bear With Me (While I Tell You About…): 521

GLBT Open Climb Night May 16 • 6–8 p.m. Vertical Endeavors • 2540 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis Climb every mountain… It might not be the mountains of Austria in The Sound of Music, but nonetheless, […]

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Ask Lambda Legal — Stop Prison Rape

          By Jael Humphrey, Lambda Legal Criminal Justice and Police Misconduct Strategist  Q: My friend is a transgender woman in a men’s prison. Last year she was raped, and I’m afraid […]

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Namaste Café Raising Funds for Nepal Earthquake Victims

By Rajee Aryal As you know, Nepal, where most of our friends and family live, has been struck by a devastating earthquake, killing thousands, injuring many more and affecting more than 9 million people (a […]


5 Reasons to Go for a Bike Date

By Jen Warner When you really care about someone’s heart, take them for a bike ride! Not the first thing that came to mind for your next romantic outing? It will be. My City Bikes […]


Reflections on 20 Years of Providing Legal Services to the HIV Community

By Lynn Mickelson, Director of Legal Services, Minnesota AIDS Project I’ve always considered March 17, 1995, to be one of the luckiest days of my life. It was my first day working as Legal Program […]

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League Profile: Twin Cities Goodtime Softball League

By Forrest Brandt Men’s Softball GLBT Season: May – August The Twin Cities Goodtime Softball League (TCGSL) is about to embark on its 37th season. With over 550 players making up over 35 teams, the […]


Ask Lambda Legal – Day of Silence

          By Christopher Clark, Lambda Legal Youth & Schools Program Strategist Q: I’m in high school, and I want to participate in GLSEN’s National Day of Silence (DOS). I’m out to […]

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