Our Scene

“The Brothers Paranormal”, a Spinetingler from Theatres Penumbra & Mu – Lou Bellamy’s Actors Bare Their Souls

The Brothers Paranormal is the sort of play one doesn’t want to divulge too much about before it’s actually seen. There’s a risk of spoilers. However, Prince Gomolvilas has written one truly eerie play. What’s so […]

Lex Ham presents contemporary masterwork “God of Carnage” in St. Paul’s Hamline-Midway Area

It’s almost 2020 and that means there’s already a whole realm of significant 21st century plays. Some of the titles you may have heard of are Ruined, Doubt, August: Osage County, and The Metamorphoses, currently on […]

True Believers Theatrically Rail Against Homophobia, Racism & “Hate” in “Hail Satan?”

“To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is cruelty.”  – Maximilien Robespierre Documentary filmmaker Penny Lane observes the activism of a tax-exempt religious organization founded by Lucien Greaves called The Satanic […]

04.20.19 Minnesota Gay Flag Football League Minneapolis MN

Vulnerable Adult-Centered Drama, “Marjorie Prime”, Echoes Rod Serling at Park Square

Marjorie Prime has been staged in an absorbing production by a first-rate cast presented by Park Square Theatre’s resident theater company, PRIME PRODUCTIONS. Director Elena Giannetti’s actors play their roles with delicacy and depth. Candace […]

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Our Affairs

A Word In Edgewise: Meditation on an Inland Sea

Barwoorsh…Barwoorsh…Barwoorsh…Strong, steady, soothing, powerful; you could listen to the rhythmic pulse forever. But you don’t have forever, and when the tide goes out, so do you. I lay in a quiet room, a technician amping the sound […]

Books: 625

The Stories You Tell Kristen Lepionka Minotaur $26.99 Don’t think, “I’ll read a few pages before I go to sleep.” It won’t work. Keeping pace, Lepionka’s third Roxane Weary novel will keep you wide-eyed and transfixed. […]

Skirting The Issues: Committed

On top of speaking and training on human inclusivity across the country—and in addition to writing for this and another local magazine and hosting a weekly radio show—I’m the kind of person who horribly over-commits. […]

04.18.19 Ann Bancroft Foundation 2019 Annual Celebration Minneapolis MN

 

Love, Annotated

The Minnesota Historical Society contributes to the canon of local GLBT history with two new book releases. As we approach the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and look back at the astonishing history of the GLBT […]

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Recent Stories

Download FREE Passes to See “Rocketman”!

                                    You and a guest are invited to advance screening of ROCKETMAN on Wednesday, May 29 at 7pm […]

Transgender Woman Beaten By Mob Last Month Is Found Shot To Death’

The Huffington Post reports that a transgender woman in Texas who was brutally beaten by a mob last month in a possible hate crime was found shot to death over the weekend, Dallas police said. […]

Thousands Rally In Northern Ireland In Support Of Gay Marriage

NBC News reports that thousands of people marched through Belfast on Saturday to demand the recognition of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, the only region of the United Kingdom where it does not have legal […]

Dutee Chand Becomes India’s First Openly Gay Athlete

Aljazeera reports that Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has revealed she is in a same-sex relationship, becoming the first openly gay athlete in the socially conservative country. Read the full story at Aljazeera 

Win Carly Rae Jepson’s New Album “Dedicated” on CD

Multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen releases her fourth album, Dedicated, out now on Schoolboy/Interscope Records. Jepsen worked with a crew of trusted songwriters and producers, among them John Hill, […]

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Our Lives

A Day In The Life: Cady Eddy

Name: Cady (sounds like Katie) Eddy Where did you grow up? Vermont Where do you live? South Minneapolis. Who do you live with? My bae, Sarah, and our cat Adelle and dog Kiki. What is […]

A Word In Edgewise: Meditation on an Inland Sea

Barwoorsh…Barwoorsh…Barwoorsh…Strong, steady, soothing, powerful; you could listen to the rhythmic pulse forever. But you don’t have forever, and when the tide goes out, so do you. I lay in a quiet room, a technician amping the sound […]

Leather Life: Old Paths, New Intersections

A leather history presentation on April 9, 2019, at Twin Cities Leather and Latte attracted a large and enthusiastic audience. Built around a theme of “Old Paths, New Intersections”, the evening was an open interview […]

From The Editor: Life As A (Fabulous) House

It’s May! And even though summer isn’t technically here yet, us Minnesotans certainly count this as the unofficial beginning of the summer season since, you know, it’s winter almost nine months out of the year here. […]

Skirting The Issues: Committed

On top of speaking and training on human inclusivity across the country—and in addition to writing for this and another local magazine and hosting a weekly radio show—I’m the kind of person who horribly over-commits. […]

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Our Homes

Real Estate, Rainbow Style

National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) helps people find homes while representing and celebrating the GLBT community. When you’re in the market for a new home, it seems like everywhere you […]

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Home Is Where The Hennepin Is

Hennepin Made offers the finest blown glass lighting in the county, and possibly even the world. In 2011, Jackson Schwartz and Joe Limpert opened Hennepin Made’s first studio in Northeast Minneapolis on Hennepin Avenue (of […]

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A Tour That Keeps On Giving

BATC-Housing First Minnesota’s Artisan Home Tour takes you from a Mediterranean bungalow to a lakeside cottage. The sixth annual Artisan Home Tour, hosted by BATC-Housing First Minnesota, is giving all architecture fanatics and interior design […]

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Our Rides: Traveling to Chicago on Business

According to every publication, statistics aggregator, and our own local business community, Chicago remains the number one destination to visit from our extended readership region. While we see Chicago as a larger GLBT mecca for […]

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Our Rides: Going Three Wheels in a Vanderhall

Did you know that in some states—Minnesota included—most, if not all three-wheeled vehicles can be registered as motorcycles? Maybe it is because of Polaris’ Slingshot. The Slingshot is a byproduct of Medina-based Polaris’ powersports division […]

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