Kassidy Tarala

Breaking Down Barriers to LBGTQ Parenthood

By Kassidy Tarala / January 12, 2023

The process of starting a family looks different for everyone. For folks pursuing fertility treatments like surrogacy, intrauterine insemination (IUI),…

High School (Teacher) Sweethearts

By Kassidy Tarala / November 3, 2022

Two Minnesota teachers fell in love while working at the same school. More than two decades later and they’re still…

The Twin Cities’ LGBTQ Community: Then & Now

By Kassidy Tarala / October 6, 2022

Elizabeth Barnard came out in 1975 after her divorce. She quickly became involved in a segment of the local lesbian…

Quitting Tobacco

By Kassidy Tarala / August 25, 2022

I remember when I was growing up, adults always talked about tobacco and how it was disproportionately advertised among young…

Queers, Queens, and Superheroes – Muslim Drag Queen Amrou Al-Kadhi

By Kassidy Tarala / June 2, 2022

Drag performer and writer Amrou Al-Kadhi discusses their upbringing as a queer Muslim and their recent memoir “Life as a…

A Phoenix From the Ashes

By Kassidy Tarala / May 5, 2022

Discrimination against the LGBTQ+ persists in home buying and renting, but groups like the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance are working…

Prime As A Dime

By Kassidy Tarala / October 7, 2021

Prime Timers Minneapolis-St. Paul offers events and activities for gay and bisexual men to get together. Isolation and loneliness are…

At The End Of The Rainbow

By Kassidy Tarala / September 23, 2021

For thirty-eight years and counting, Rainbow Health has been helping to improve the lives of thousands of humans affected by…

Every Month Is Pride Month

By Kassidy Tarala / September 9, 2021

This year’s East Central Minnesota Pride will be unlike any other—for more reasons than one. Of course, June will always…

Way Up North

By Kassidy Tarala / August 26, 2021

Here’s why you’ll want to add a trip to Superior, Wisconsin, to your bucket list. For Minnesotans and Wisconsinites alike,…

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