Lifestyles & Communities

2017 Pride Weekend What To Do

Pride Weekend is here and here is a sampling of what you can do, see, hear, and experience. Events are happening in both Twin Cities, so you can be sure to find fun things to do […]

From the Editor: Pride: What to Do?

It’s the Thursday of Pride Weekend here in the Twin Cities and I hope you have a wonderful time, whatever you decide to do. I’m sure I’ll see many of you at the numerous events. […]

A Many-Splendored Thing: The Bisexual Organizing Project Tries to Take the ‘Bi’ Out of ‘Bisexual’

Love is a many-splendored thing, according to poets and pundits aplenty, something members of a community composed of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and others, know very well. But one of those sub-splendors is […]

Equality March for Pride and Unity – June 11, 2017

By Amy Brockman It started with someone being inspired by the Women’s March and the huge numbers of people who participated all over the world. The idea for an LGBT rights march on June 11 […]

Leather Life: More Pride, Less Fear

For both the GLBT and the leather/BDSM/fetish communities, Pride season again is here. But what a difference between this year and last. Last year I used “Plenty To Be Proud Of” as the headline of […]

Ruby Jubilee: The Saloon Reaches Its 40th Birthday

Everyone knows that your 50th anniversary is golden, and your 25th anniversary is silver…but what substance has been assigned to the 40th anniversary? Why, the same substance that enwrapped Judy Garland’s tootsies while she indulged in technicolor adventures: […]

Skirting the Issues: Pride 2017: Random Thoughts

In this Pride month 2017, I have some random thoughts, queer and otherwise. First, after recently moving into a new condominium in downtown Minneapolis, I attended my first condo association meeting only to delightfully find […]

Twin Cities Pride is Listening

By Amy Brockman After the Pride Festival wrapped up last year, Twin Cities Pride got a lot of feedback from people in the queer and transgender people of color (POC) communities about some negative experiences […]

From the Editor: Happy Pride!

Welcome to Lavender’s biggest issue of the year! We’ve got pages of people, organizations, articles, celebrations, advertisers, and well-wishers for you…all for the low price of free. Free for the pickup, free for the download, […]

Pride Festival: Golden turns to Rainbow

The Second Annual Golden Valley Pride Festival is right around the corner on June 11 from noon to 6 p.m. Hosted at Brookview Park, Golden Valley Pride Festival will have music performances, activities for kids, […]

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