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New Home Sprinkler Mandate

By Ed Roskowinski, CR On July 28, 2014 Minnesota lawmakers passed requirements for fire sprinklers to be included in the construction of all new homes larger than 4,500 square feet, including unfinished basements. The effective […]


Bear with Me (While I Tell You About…): 502

The Rainbow Connection Comedy Tour Saturday, August 30 • 8pm Camp Bar • 490 Robert St. N., Minneapolis The Rainbow Connection Comedy Tour is a new, full-spectrum standup comedy tour from the creator of Stand […]


Ports, Pints & Pride

By Marissa Saurer   Open, diverse, progressive, the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior are all of these. With a vibrant culture of acceptance, this area actually breathes as the population expands and contracts seasonally. […]


Big Gay News: 502

BigGayNews from Minnesota: Target Signs Legal Brief Backing Gay Marriage The Star Tribune reports that Target Corporation has, for the first time, come out publicly in support of gay marriage, as a growing number of […]

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2014 Lavender Community Awards Nominations

Nominate great people, organizations, and companies for the 2014 Lavender Community Awards! Do you know an individual, an organization, or a company that has done great work for the GLBT community in the past year? Maybe […]


Ask Lambda Legal: ­ The Executive Order and You

          By Greg Nevins, Counsel for Lambda Legal Q: I work for a local social service agency and read about President Obama¹s Executive Order protecting GLBT workers. What does this mean […]


Ready Or Not, We’re All Getting Older…

By Cathy Croghan In the 1990s when I first started talking with friends about aging, I’d often get yawns or quizzical looks. Some folks would make a joke about the “old lesbians’ home” and occasionally, […]


Be An Informed Consumer of Aging Services

By Cathy Croghan Welcoming and respectful services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) older adults can go unnoticed and unused simply because of fear or uncertainty. A 2012 survey of Twin Cities GLBT older […]


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Quorum Coffee August 8 • 7:30-9am Twin Cities Leather & Latte • 2717 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Kickoff your morning by enjoying some quality networking with other members or individuals interested in learning more about Quorum. Twin […]


Park House: A Look at HIV & Aging in Minneapolis

by Jim Maurer, Park House Manager The “look” of HIV has been changing throughout the 30-plus years that we have been confronted with this disease in the U.S. It has gone from being perceived as […]

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