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12.02.17 Roxxy Hall Band CD Release Party Saint Paul MN

   

“Tom of Finland” – A Transporting Chronicle of the Legendary Gay Illustrator at Lagoon Cinema

The sensually expressionistic illustrations of muscular men by Touko Laaksonen have made an indelible mark in both gay history and the history of erotic art. His life is perceptively chronicled in Dome Karukoski’s captivating film, […]

Jane Austen Christmas Comedy Delights at the Jungle- “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”

Jane Austen’s savvy, warm, and witty Pride and Prejudice is one of the major novels of the 19th century. It has been adapted into popular screen and stage versions so often and for so long […]

Spotlight: 2017 Year In Review

GLBT content wove itself boldly and subtly into Twin Cities Theater in 2017. Homophobic shame haunted Theatre in the Round Players’ breathtaking Suddenly Last Summer and the enduring love between Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude […]

We Are All Ebenezer Scrooge

For 52 of 56 performances of A Christmas Carol in 2017, Nathanial Fuller is the iconic miser-cum- misanthrope, Ebenezer Scrooge. It’s a demanding role, even for Fuller, who has Scrooged five times before, and who earlier this […]

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Our Affairs

2017 Lavender Community Awards

The recipients of the Lavender Community Awards were nominated and voted for online in the month of November. Winners demonstrate clear dedication and leadership by being either out or an ally, and working for the advancement […]

A Word In Edgewise: Noël, Noël

Parlous times may evoke the tragic, as in the Guthrie’s recent, wrenching Watch on the Rhine, or, as currently bookended by Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit, the darkly comic. Both opened in London in 1941, as the Blitz […]

Skirting the Issues: Ordinary Heroes

What makes for a hero? I’m talking real-life, human-inspiring heroes; not ones that social media manufactures or people to whom others latch on to because of their fame or money. Think humans who stand up […]

A Word In Edgewise: Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Stars

It took a hundred years for technology to prove Einstein’s prediction of the existence of magnetic waves. Now, centuries after alchemists labored to create gold from base metals, after scientists determined that gold itself was […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Books

1. The Making of Three Gardens Sánchez, as principle partner of SMI Landscape Architecture, known for its estate master-planning and work with private clients, here showcases in meticulous detail three private gardens in Florida and […]

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Recent Stories

K. Michelle CD – “Kimberly: The People I Used To Know”

R&B sensation K. Michelle released her fourth album, KIMBERLY: THE PEOPLE I USED TO KNOW via Atlantic Records. . Available on all digital platforms, her highly anticipated full-length features fan favorites, “EITHER WAY FEAT CHRIS […]

Enter to win “The Greatest Showman” Prize Pack!

Enter to win The Greatest Showman Prize Pack!  Step inside the magical world of P.T. Barnum and experience the birth of show business.  20th Century Fox presents the greatest holiday movie of the season, The Greatest Showman! Inspired by […]

BigGayNews for Thursday, December 14, 2017

  Today’s Top Headlines Ghana’s New President Might Decriminalize Gay Sex Senate Confirms Unqualified, Antigay Judge To Lifetime Appointment U.S. Preacher: Christians Should Shun Restaurants That Employ Gay Waiters Lesbian Couple Will Be The First […]

Lesbian Couple Will Be The First Same-Sex Pair To Marry In Australia

GayStarNews reports that a lesbian couple who were granted an exemption from the mandatory 30-day waiting period will be the first same-sex pair to marry in Australia since the law changed last week on December […]

U.S. Preacher: Christians Should Shun Restaurants That Employ Gay Waiters

Pink News reports that a US pastor has called on his congregants to shun restaurants that employ “flaming foo-foo fruit loop” waiters. Read the full story at Pink News

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Our Lives

From the Editor: The Humbug Award

Ebenezer Scrooge? On the cover of the last regular issue of the year? The one that’s supposed to be celebratory? The one that’s about awards and accomplishments? Yes. Because Ebenezer Scrooge is a celebratory cover […]

A Day In The Life: Jaysen Saly

Name: Jaysen Saly Age: 37 Where did you grow up? Sacramento, CA. Where do you live? Currently reside in Roseville but I still consider Minneapolis home. Who do you live with? A friend and a […]

Skirting the Issues: Ordinary Heroes

What makes for a hero? I’m talking real-life, human-inspiring heroes; not ones that social media manufactures or people to whom others latch on to because of their fame or money. Think humans who stand up […]

A Helping Hand for GLBT Seniors this Holiday Season

The holiday season is traditionally considered a time for friends and families to get together and enjoy each other’s company, but this time of year can be especially hard for senior citizens. And it can […]

The Pictures Tell the Story: Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2018 Contest

The Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2018 competition was held the evening of Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the eagleBOLTbar. The evening’s contest was part of an entire weekend that included a Friday night “Greet the Meat” […]

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Our Homes

Ride Review: 2017 Vehicles of the Year

This past year has been a very busy one for this column. Two automotive issues and a lot of very important vehicles showed up in these pages. As with every year-end issue, I have to […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: ‘Wood’ You Look At That

Unique Gift Ideas Made of Wood Instead of giving an “okay” gift this holiday season, give them something “oak-y.” Alright, the puns are done. These Minnesota- and Wisconsin-based businesses are creating or sourcing special gifts […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Ride Review

This year, I had the privilege of seeing a lot of products that would be useful for any vehicle owner. If you like to do things yourself, these gift items are just for you… 1. […]

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Alexa in Your Car?

Here is a left-field question: is Alexa the solution to voice recognition technology? This is a question Amazon had to answer when they introduced Alexa three years ago. We often consider the idea when we […]

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Buying A Used Car

Did you know that, on average, over 17 million brand new vehicles are sold in the U.S.A. each year? For a country with over 325 million inhabitants, that is merely a drop in the bucket. […]

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