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The Present-Day History Of The Civil Rights Movement

The Weisman Art Museum’s new exhibit is highlighting the thousands of police murders of Black people each year, mass incarceration,…

Good As Gold: Our Gay History in 50 States

Photo courtesy Zaylore Stout Big congratulations to Lavender columnist Zaylore Stout and his seminal book Our Gay History in 50 States for…

What Matters Most

Photo by Jeremy Cowart Country Music Superstar Ty Herndon Proves That Beneath Every Good Concert is a Good Foundation He was…

Striking Out

Photo courtesy of Minnesota United FC Minnesota United Is an Exclusive Club Whose Membership is Everyone There’s Atlanta and Loudoun…

Lavender Community Pride Award for Corporation: Ameriprise Financial

Organizational Involvement: HRC Sponsor, Proud to Work MN Career Fair, LGBT Great, PRIDE Business Resource Network Consistently scoring at the…

A Word In Edgewise: A Year … and How Many More?

It’s been a year. A long year. Those terrible nine-plus-minutes in the last moments of George Floyd’s life have been…

From A to Zee: Emancipation

e·man·ci·pa·tion noun the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation. “the emancipation of…

“Round and Round” – The Red Ribbon Ride Will Run Circles Around Greater Minnesota

Photo courtesy of Red Ribbon Ride “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it,…

Ten Years Later: After The Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Sebastian Nemec. Photo courtesy of Sebastian Nemec It’s been a decade since the U.S. military’s anti-LGBTQ+ policy was repealed. For…

Queer Summer Reads

Growing up adjacent to a great lake, it was inevitable that I would, at some point, find myself on a…

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