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Weddings: You’re Always Welcome in Las Vegas

By Jim McMichael  “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas.” You know the phrase well, as does most anyone who’s seen the iconic sign while experiencing the perfect getaway in the world’s most exciting destination. But you […]


Weddings: Palm Springs: The Gay Honeymoon & Wedding Oasis

By Matthew Link For nearly a century, lovers have been lured to this Southern Californian desert hot spot. It was 1922 when Hollywood’s original heartthrob, bisexual silent screen stud Rudolf Valentino, honeymooned in Palm Springs […]


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BigGayNews from Florida: Gay Marriage Ban Ends As Couples Wed Throughout Florida ABC News reports that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, January 5th, and court clerks in […]


Senior Living: Taking Care of the Caregivers

By Xay Yang Creating a multicultural, intergenerational, and cross-class LGBTQ Caregiver Support Group. It’s a new year! A new start! A new resolution! I am excited for what this new year brings. A year ago, […]


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Movie Bear’s Annual Snow Tubing Event Saturday, January 31 • Dinner 5:30pm • Tubing 7:30-10:30pm Green Acres • 8989 55th St. N., Lake Elmo Whether we like it or not, winter is a big part […]

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Ask Lambda Legal – PREA

          By Jael Humphrey, Staff Attorney for Lambda Legal Q: My friend was recently incarcerated in prison in Florida and I’m worried about her safety because she’s transgender. Are there laws […]


Trans Health at Family Tree Clinic

By Erin Wilkins Eli* is a patient at Family Tree Clinic. He’s a transgender man in his late 40s and hasn’t seen a health care provider in well over ten years. His fear of being […]


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Mr/Miss Catastrophe Contest January 10 • 7:30pm The Saloon • 830 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Minnesota Leather Pride and The Saloon are slightly embarrassed to present this once-in-a-lifetime experience! It’s a night of spectacle as you’ll […]


GLBTQ Health Disparities and the Affordable Care Act

If you’ve attended a Minnesota Pride event recently, you’ve probably been asked to take the Rainbow Health Initiative (RHI) Voices of Health survey. The Voices of Health survey is an effort by RHI to document […]


Big Gay News: 512

BigGayNews from Minnesota: Governor Rants Against ‘Hate Mongering’ Transgender Policy Opponents The Uptake reports that Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton lashed out at the tactics used by people who were trying to prevent transgender students from […]

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