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BigGayNews for Friday, July 25, 2014

Today’s Top Headlines Beefcake Model And Bear Icon Chris Miklos Dead At 40 Republican Representative David Jolly (Florida) Announces Support For Gay Marriage Expelled Transgender Student Wins Partial Victory Anti-Gay Laws Can Fuel Spread Of […]

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“Crazyface” is Macabre and Transgressive

Demonic forces converge in Clive Barker’s epic satirical play, Crazyface, now in a bold production by Shadow Horse Theatre at Nimbus Theatre. The title role character is a trickster whose own relatives reject him for not […]

‘True Blood Actor Luke Grimes Quit Because He Didn’t Want to Play a Gay Part’

FoxNews reports that Luke Grimes reportedly quit in December when he found out his character was bisexual and starting a romantic relationship with a gay character in the seventh and final season. Read the full […]

The Stupidity of the New York Giants Hiring Anti-Gay David Tyree

Huffington Post reports that the New York Giants announced the hiring of former Giant David Tyree as director of player development. How exactly is a homophobe supposed to carry out that job? Read the full […]

Marco Rubio Defends Gays, Attacks Gay Marriage

MSNBC.com reports that Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio acknowledged Wednesday that American history was “marred by discrimination against gays and lesbians.” But in a speech at Catholic University in Washington, Rubio drew the line sharply […]

Texas Could Make Millions by Becoming a Gay Marriage Destination

Chron.com reports that Texas could add $180 million to its economy over three years if it allowed same-sex couples to marry, according to a study from the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. […]


Lavender’s 500th Issue: Pride in Pictures 2014

Lavender is rounding up our 2014 Pride coverage with this Pride in Pictures Issue that celebrates love as well as this community. The big celebration last year was the advances in marriage equality, but this […]


Small But Mighty, the Staff of Lavender Magazine Reflects on 500 Issues

By Andy Lien and Shane Lueck One of the most important pieces of a publication is the masthead. It tells everyone who works for the publication, what roles they play, how to contact them, as […]


Seasons of Change: Looking Back at Performing Arts & the Evolution of a Community

I have written for Lavender ever since the beginning when it was Lavender Lifestyles and the landscape was very different. Looking back it was about navigating shifts of consciousness, community divisions, and learning curves, including my own. Transgender issues were […]


Skirting the Issues: Hypocrite

“Excuse me Miss; which way is the Convention Center?” The man had stopped me on an empty street in downtown Minneapolis on a Friday evening after work. The stranger, whom I quickly guessed was early […]

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