Florals and Styles Through the Years

By Frank Bohlander Flowers are almost as important a part of the wedding as the couple exchanging vows. Fresh flowers will always mark an occasion as a celebration worthy of extravagance. Same-sex wedding ceremonies are as varied […]

A Day In The Life: Drew Atkin

Name: Drew Atkin Age: 57 Where did you grow up? I grew up in Princeton, NJ. (The “preppiest” town in America.) Where do you live? I live in Minneapolis’s North Loop Neighborhood. I love the energy of this part […]

Leather Life: Chuck Renslow, 1929–2017

Leather- and GLBT-community Pioneer and Leader Chuck Renslow, a pioneering gay leatherman, photographer, publisher, business owner, and community activist who became a legend in the Chicago area and around the world, passed away at the […]

Skirting the Issues: Lemonade

“Grossly misinformed.” That’s the most generous phrase I could muster as I read my friend John Townsend’s piece, “When GLBT Nonprofits Lose Their Bearings” in the July 6 edition of this magazine. Take your pick—“transgenderism” […]

From the Editor: Bespoke Community

Wedding style and weddings. For those of us who aren’t looking at walking down any aisle other than the cereal aisle—whether we’re not dating, not interested, or no longer unmarried—the topic could be less than […]

Sleepless in Seattle

Now I know why folks are sleepless in Seattle. It’s the coffee. Starbucks was launched here and boasts shops on nearly every corner. Folks line up at the original location at Pike Place Market as […]

Queerness, Gender Inquiry, and Topnotch Comics Enliven This Year’s Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe Festival has been perennially inclusive of issues that deal with queerness, gender, and sexuality. Fringe is also a smorgasbord for madcap comedy. The problem with that, however, is that a lot of […]

A Word In Edgewise: A Chance at the Game

As I write, six teenage women from Herat, Afghanistan are in the final hours of the 2017 FIRST Global international robotics challenge in Washington, DC with 163 teams from 157 countries. Until just before the […]

Arts Spotlight: 579

The Cinema in Film Through Aug. 29 Trylon Cinema, 2820 E 33rd St., Minneapolis 612-424-5468 www.trylon.org Movies make a profound imprint on us that most of us tend to underestimate. Trylon Cinema reflects on this […]

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