The 2012 Lavender 100

Welcome to The 2012 Lavender 100.   In previous years, we’ve celebrated businesses, places, organizations, and cuisine with our FAB 50 Awards while separately acknowledging important members of our community with the Lavender Pride Awards. […]

Books: 453

  Rest for the Wicked Ellen Hart Minotaur Books $25.99 DeAndre Moore, dying behind Minneapolis strip club Gaudy Lights, sends last words on a voicemail to Jane Lawless, newly-minted P.I. and acclaimed Minneapolis restaurateur. Moore, it happens, […]

Big Gay News

BigGayNews from Maryland: Jesse Jackson Urges Maryland Voters To Support Gay Marriage The Huffington Post reports that the Rev. Jesse Jackson is urging Maryland voters to vote in favor of a ballot measure this fall […]

Against The Amendment: Siobhan Brewer, Youth Organizing Director Minnesotans United for All Families

Siobhan Brewer is a national youth organizer and educator. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Siobhan has organized on campuses in Boston, in Ohio with Obama for America, Minnesota with OutFront, and nationally with Campus […]

Portrait of a Young Soldier: Corporal Wilfahrt Remembered

Known for his celebrity portraits, artist Anthony R. Whelihan turned to a local hero for his most recent subject: Corporal Andrew Charles Wilfahrt. Partnering with CommonBond Communities and OutFront Minnesota, Whelihan hosted a private release […]

Commentary: The Secret—issues of trust and change

By L.A. Reed Three years after hearing about this movie, I am still having to respond to people about it, and my disagreements with it.  Even from people I love. One more person, a  very […]

Dateland: The Best Breakups

Some friends and I were reminiscing about our favorite breakups. The most spectacular ones in terms of raw drama took place in our 20s, and the saddest, most soul crushing ones happened in our mid […]

Arts Spotlight: 453

How To Survive A Plague now screening Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Av., Mpls. (612) 825-6006 www.landmarktheatres.com David France’s documentary captures the zeitgeist of the early years of the AIDS epidemic unlike any film you’ve ever […]

From the Editor: Lavender Love

I’m in love with this issue.  Look at it.  The people, the places, the pictures, the people, the people, the people. But, I have terrible timing. Just as we wrapped up the voting for the […]

Through These Eyes: The Last Acceptable Prejudice

We stand now at a pivotal moment in history, on the eve of ending the last acceptable, widely institutionalized prejudice in the Western World: prejudice against members of the LGBT community. We are indeed in […]

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