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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,…

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…

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…

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…

A Word In Edgewise: The Never-Ending Search

Photo courtesy of BigStock/yobro While three of this issue’s “Books” choices covered a near eighty-year timespan, it struck me that…

Serve Our Society: Hope House

Hope House overlooks Stillwater and the St. Croix River Valley. The residence has capacity for four residents who live with…

Prime Timers Minneapolis / St. Paul Helps LGBTQ Seniors Get Social

Photo courtesy of BigStock/pressmaster Aging on its own should never be an excuse to not get out and enjoy life.…

Lavender Community Pride Award for LGBTQ Individual – Tito Catuncan

Tito Catuncan. Photo by Mai Choua Thao The Lavender Community Awards go to someone who demonstrates not only a clear…

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