Tag: Issue 409


Walking on Ice

Where I come from, a pop is something you get on your ass—not something you order at a restaurant. This and other lessons mark a boy from the South transplanted to the Midwest. Exhibit A: my first date in Minneapolis. I wanted...

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Arts Organizations Left Out Recently, a “Best Of” article [“On the Townsend,” Lavender, December 16] highlighted the Best Productions of 2010 in Minneapolis/St. Paul. On this list were many fantastic performances from area...

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Talk Isn’t Cheap

Let me stress: This essay is not an accusation that Sarah Palin’s grammar of divisiveness and vocabulary of violence directly set mass shooter Jared Loughner off on his January 8 rampage. But words are powerful, and do...

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Queer As Folks

Besen Will Visit Minneapolis on Truth Wins Out Tour Activist Wayne Besen of Truth Wins Out is on an 11-state tour to discuss the harm caused by programs that claim to turn gay people straight through prayer and therapy. At each...

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Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Interviews with Cheryl Gordon and Michele Harris & Richard Adams and Ross Kyllo Let’s face it: Finding someone, winning someone, and keeping someone who is agreeable to finding, winning, and keeping you takes diplomacy,...

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Big Gay News

Local News Pawlenty Supports Reinstating Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, who is pursuing a bid for the Republican Presidential nomination, told a talk radio host in early January that if elected...

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