Tag: Issue 396


Queer As Folks

Fantasy Gifts Celebrates 30th Anniversary Fantasy Gifts is celebrating its 30th anniversary. In 1980, Bob and Marlene Bertino established the business with a now-defunct store on what is now Block E in Minneapolis. Under the...

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Boycott Saloon? I have read both articles in the June 18 Lavender related to the Reverend Tom Brock. I have also read writer John Townsend’s response to the Star Tribune article, and all the letters to the editor in the July 16...

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You’ve Got To Be Taught Carefully

“God hates….” Basically, if you listen to Reverend Fred Phelps, God hates anyone and everyone who isn’t a member of the minister’s extended-family Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) congregation. Hate, not love, is exalted on WBC’s...

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Big Gay News

Local News Catholic School President Caught in Public Sex Sting Joseph M. Peschges, the 63-year-old President of St. Hill Murray Catholic High School in St. Paul, was arrested recently after allegedly fondling an undercover...

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On the Townsend

The Mystery of Irma Vep Through Aug. 1 Jungle Theater 2951 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls. (612) 822-7063 www.jungletheater.com This gloriously camp sensation, with Bradley Greenwald and Steven Epp, originated within a countercultural...

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Lauding Leather Life

Interview with Steve Lenius Esteemed Lavender “Leather Life” columnist Steve Lenius’s recently published Life, Leather and the Pursuit of Happiness: Life, History and Culture in the Leather/BDSM/Fetish Community gathers writings...

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