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REVIEW: Cirque du Soleil’s “Corteo” is Thrilling Entertainment, Divinely Inspired at Target Center

Cirque du Soleil is the planet’s foremost production company of acrobatic performance. Their dreamily sumptuous Corteo plays at Target Center where the space is utilized powerfully. The audience sits on two sloping sides of the big arena. […]

The Gripping “Boy Erased” Exposes Conversion Therapy and False Gay Rape Accusations

In filmmaker Joel Edgerton’s gripping Boy Erased, Lucas Hedges gives a soulful performance as Jared, a teenager falsely accused of rape by a dormitory roommate. The accuser, Henry, played with raunchy charisma by Joe Alwyn, is actually […]

From Church To The Club

Martino Gabriel-Mayotte takes the stage as Adam Divine at the Brass Rail Lounge. *Note: Divine uses they, she and he pronouns, but will be referred to by they pronouns throughout this article. Growing up in […]

Following the Midnight Sun

Okay, I confess: I’m a hardcore Viking fan. No, not the kind that heads to the stadium in a purple jersey—rather, the kind who looks for Viking River Cruise announcements in her inbox and grabs […]

Arts Spotlight: 612

Marie and Rosetta Through Dec. 30 Park Square Theatre, 20 W. Seventh Place, St. Paul 651-291-7005 www.parksquaretheatre.org Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973) was an electric guitarist, songwriter, and singer, popular in the 1930s and ’40s. Her mix […]

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Recent Stories

BigGayNews for Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Today’s Top Headlines Man Accused Of Murdering Gay Student Blaze Bernstein Pleads Not Guilty NBA Fines Nuggets Center Nikola Jokic $25,000 For Using Gay Slur Indonesian Anti-Gay Law Created Because ‘Homosexuality Is A Disease’

Indonesian Anti-Gay Law Created Because ‘Homosexuality Is A Disease’

Pink News reports that an Indonesian region has drafted an anti-LGBT law because—according to its leader—homosexuality is an “infectious disease”. Read the full story at Pink News 

NBA Fines Nuggets Center Nikola Jokic $25,000 For Using Gay Slur

Outsports reports that Nikola Jokic, a center for the Denver Nuggets, was fined $25,000 by the NBA for using a gay slur during a post-game interview on Halloween. Read the full story at Outsports 

Man Accused Of Murdering Gay Student Blaze Bernstein Pleads Not Guilty

The Huffington Post reports that a Southern California man pleaded not guilty on Friday to the murder of a gay University of Pennsylvania student in a hate crime. Read the full story at the Huffington […]

BigGayNews for Monday, November 12, 2018

Today’s Top Headlines Boston Gay Bar Receives Threatening Phone Call Openly Gay Judge Makes History With North Carolina Victory US Condemns Tanzania For Anti-Gay Clampdown

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Our Lives

A Word In Edgewise: Those Little White Lies—and Other Shades on the Spectrum

“I didn’t break the lamp!” “I’m sorry, we can’t use that style novel at this time;” “Don’t worry, you’re going to be fine!” To translate the above, read: “I broke the lamp, I’m afraid I’ll be […]

From The Editor: Home Sweet Home For The Holidays

Well folks, it’s almost here. It’s been fun getting our tans and wearing shorts, but the uniquely Minnesotan winter season is upon us. Break out the shovels, sweatshirts and electric blankets, because we’re in it […]

10.14.18 2018 Minnesota AIDS Walk Minneapolis MN

 

To Serve And Have Pride

In the wake of the 2011 repeal of the Clinton-era “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy—wherein openly gay, lesbian and bisexual Americans were banned from serving in the United States military—American society’s views of gay people […]

Leather Life: MSDB Celebrates 20 Years

Minnesota Stocks, Debentures and Bonds (MSDB), a pansexual kink organization based in the Twin Cities, recently celebrated its twentieth anniversary. At a panel discussion held Sept. 4, 2018, at The Lab, the group’s monthly educational presentation, some of […]

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Our Homes

In The Kitchen With Kressley

Television star Carson Kressley details his upcoming interior design show Get a Room with Carson & Thom. From Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and The Oprah Winfrey Show, we learned that if anyone knows […]

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In Bed With Bokser

After 14 years in retail at Target Corporation, Ed Guzek shares why he started his own brand Bokser Home. Having worked for Target Corporation for 14 years—first as a business analyst in their executive training […]

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Deck The Halls With Bachman’s of Holly

Get the scoop on how to decorate your home this holiday season with the help of Bachman’s. One reason some people feel down during the winter months is because of a lack of lush greenery. […]

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Our Rides: New Mobility for The Last Mile

Mobility is more than just a buzzword. It is what we are enjoying right now here in the Twin Cities. The word “mobility” has many meanings. In this case, it stands for a movement of […]

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Our Rides: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

One of our favorite cars is all new for 2019. The popular Volkswagen Jetta is a fixture in our community. For the past 39 years, the sedan version of the Rabbit/Golf has served us well, […]

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