Our Lives

A Day In The Life: Kelsey Gelhaus, M.D.

Kelsey Gelhaus. Photo courtesy of Kelsey Gelhaus Where did you grow up? Staples, a small town in central Minnesota. Where…

Pride Comes in all Colors of the Rainbow

Pride may have taken on a slightly different look this year, thanks to the pandemic of 2020 shaking things up,…

Leather Life: Leather Pride Flag 101

June 26, 2021: A photo from the 2021 community photo shoot with the giant Leather Pride flag. Photo by Larry…

From the Editor: Introductions and Salutations

Hello, friends. I’d like to introduce myself as the new Managing Editor at Lavender, and I’m thrilled to be part…

More Fetish, More Fun

Rubber Ball. Photo courtesy of Bondesque Bondesque is known in the LGBTQ+ community for its commitment to the kink community.…

Mangina Monologues I – V (Talking Out My Ass)

MM-II   When I was kid, a very small child   I would play in the closet.   It was…

Pride…it’s Not Just for Big Cities Anymore

Photo by BigStock/BalkansCat Pride—it started as a revolution, an uprising by the LGBTQ+ community in response to the police raid…

Letter to the Editor

Hi, No Pride events in 2020, and 2021 isn’t quite back to normal, but just wanted to say how much…

Skirting the Issues: Unlearning Selfishness

Photo courtesy of BigStock/EvgeniiAnd For several years up through the present, whenever I speak to audiences, I make what I…

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