Our Scene

“Jefferson Township” Sparkles Indeed at Park Square

If you’re looking for a pop musical that reels in the laughs with lots of snappy tunes, then catch Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant on Park Square’s Andy Boss stage. When Frannie Foster Wallace […]

“The Spy Behind Home Plate” – A Marvelous Reflection of a Jewish Baseball Icon Who Infiltrated Hitler’s Atomic Ambitions

Documentary filmmaker Aviva Kempner has scrupulously researched the life of Morris “Moe” Berg (1902-1972), the Major League Baseball catcher who ultimately penetrated Nazi Germany’s nuclear program. Her film is packed with pertinent information, served with […]

Heading Toward a Post-Human Reality – Walker Art Center’s Urgent “The Body Electric”

Is the Walker Art Center cautioning us or entreating us to embrace a not so distant future where and when the robotic, the virtual, and the digitalized override all things? Ironically, the exhibit called The […]

06.29/30.2019 World Pride in New York City

The Cantus Chamber Series Will Present UNREQUITED

The Cantus Chamber Series returns this month with UNREQUITED with solos and duets that tap into the passionate feelings human beings can feel for one another. You’ll hear the beloved vocal ensemble perform songs by […]

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Our Affairs

Skirting The Issues: Two Things

A few years ago, I received an email from a woman in Christiansburg, West Virginia (yes, it’s a real town) who shared about the death of the relationship between her twenty-something transgender daughter and husband. […]

A Word In Edgewise: Too Close To Home

There are so many disturbing news bytes spewing forth daily from the myriad devices that often one simply eye-rolls, mutters an expletive and scrolls on. Another red face demanding punishment be meted out to those who think/look/act/differently […]

Books: 629

These Truths: A History of the United States Jill Lepore Norton $39.95 Lepore, whom many have read in the pages of The New Yorker, has written a prodigious, one-volume history of the United States, carefully explaining […]

04.25.19 LGBTQ Lobby Day 2019 Minnesota State Capitol Saint Paul MN

 

Books: 627

Second Lives, Second Chances: A Surgeon’s Stories of Transformation Donald R. Laub, M.D. ECW Press $24.95 Laub, now 83, has written a memoir embodying the energy and maverick personality that fueled his many activities over the […]

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Recent Stories

Gay Official Wins $1.5 Million Discrimination Lawsuit Against Iowa’s Republican Ex-Governor

Pink News reports that a court has found that Iowa’s Republican ex-governor Terry Branstad unlawfully discriminated against a gay official. Read the full story at Pink News 

Dan Baer, Behind Hillary’s Gay Rights Speech, Makes A Run For Senate

Advocate.com reports that Dan Baer made history in 2011 when he helped craft Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s famous “gay rights are human rights” speech, and now he’s trying to make history again by becoming […]

A Man Cut Off His Gay Son’s Earlobe To Mark Him As An ‘Abomination’

LGBTQNation reports that a 19-year-old gay man said that he is scared for his life if he is forced to go back to his home country after his father cut off his earlobe. Read the […]

“Jefferson Township” Sparkles Indeed at Park Square

If you’re looking for a pop musical that reels in the laughs with lots of snappy tunes, then catch Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant on Park Square’s Andy Boss stage. When Frannie Foster Wallace […]

BigGayNews for Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Today’s Top Headlines Puerto Rico’s Governor Urged To Resign Over Antigay, Sexist Remarks Gay Politicians To Face Anti-LGBT Lawmaker Ruben Diaz In Congress Race Alan Turing, World War II Code-Breaker Castrated For Being Gay, Is […]

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Our Lives

06.23.19 Leather Pride at Pride Weekend, Pt. 2

06.22.19 Leather Pride at Pride Weekend Pt. 1

Leather Life: IML/IMBB Weekend 2019: Tradition and Evolution

Jack Thompson, Leatherman of Color 2019 from Baltimore, Md. and, in his own words, a “proud biracial, transgender, HIV-positive man,” became the 41st International Mr. Leather titleholder at the International Mr. Leather and International Mr. Bootblack (IML/IMBB) […]

Skirting The Issues: Two Things

A few years ago, I received an email from a woman in Christiansburg, West Virginia (yes, it’s a real town) who shared about the death of the relationship between her twenty-something transgender daughter and husband. […]

From The Editor: Worth A Million Words

What a Pride Weekend that was! Twin Cities, as usual, you did not disappoint when it comes to celebrating the most fabulous time of the year. And this year was especially magical, seeing as how […]

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Our Homes

Garage Doors and Showroom Floors

Jewelry By Johan has come a long way from its garage days. If you look at the products sold by Jewelry By Johan, one word would come to mind: glamour. Which is why you might […]

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Un Appétit Pour La Vie

Twin Cities chef extraordinaire Bret Bannon discusses life in the kitchen and being his authentic self. “I try to inspire people to have joy in their lives,” Bret Bannon smiles across the table. We are […]

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The Lift That Keeps On Giving

When it comes to home renovation, you want a contractor that you can trust. Sarah Gaskill and Dominica DiPiazza turned to their neighbors for a recommendation when they began thinking about making changes in their […]

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Our Rides: Riding Along With Metro Transit

Every week, Metro Transit’s buses and trains welcome over 264,000 riders on average. That comes out to more than 80 million riders a year. It serves as the core of our transportation system here in […]

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Don’t Lose Your Cool This Summer

Owens Companies offers three tips you should take to make sure your air conditioner doesn’t break down. Walking into a house or a business without properly working air conditioning is simply uncomfortable. If you have […]

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