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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mucho Mazatlan

You want sunny beaches? Oh, silly me: as I’m writing for my fellow stoics here in the frozen tundra, it’s 22 degrees and snowing. Of course you do. Mazatlan has beaches. But unlike those Mexican […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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