Family & Friends

Connecting Scattered Dots

By E.B. Boatner / August 11, 2022

Dad and I enjoyed our evening walks, pausing to scan the skies he’d point out to me various star pictures–“constellations,”…

From the Editor: The Promise of Minnesota

By Randy Stern / July 14, 2022

On August 31, 2004, I arrived at the former Amtrak Station in St. Paul to become a Minnesotan. This, after…

Skirting the Issues: Acts of Kindness

By Ellen Krug / July 14, 2022

As we contemplate how the virus has so fundamentally changed things—and even resulted in cancellation of this month’s Pride Festival—I…

06.19.22 Twin Cities Pride Family Fun Day Saint Paul MN

By Sophia Hantzes / July 8, 2022

Championing Anti-Racism, Leading with Love

By Holly Peterson / June 30, 2022

This July 6-9 the National Association of Black and White Men Together (NABWMT) will hold its 2022 Conference in Minneapolis.…

A Word In Edgewise: Survival Does Not Offer Escape 

By E.B. Boatner / June 30, 2022

The horrific news events of the past several weeks dealt not only with victims, but survivors.  Three young women, now…

Chosen Family in the Prime of Life

By Mae Whitney / June 30, 2022

The Minnesota brand of the international Prime Timers is turning 23 years old this August. If you’ve never heard of…

A Word In Edgewise: Faster, Furiouser-–Whither? 

By E.B. Boatner / June 16, 2022

It was a different world, then. Of course, it always is. If I tell you mine was slower, calmer, a…

LGBTQ Under 40 – Casey Nichols

By Ashley Berning / June 16, 2022

Casey Nichols grew up in Ogden, Utah, part of a Mormon family in the conservative town, where everyone is pressured…

Lavender Magazine Community Award – Individual: Reverend Doctor DeWayne Davis

By E.R Shaffer / June 16, 2022

Raised by a Pentecostal minister in Indianola Mississippi, Reverend Doctor DeWayne Davis grew up as the youngest of fifteen children.…

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