Issue 706

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.…

Lavender Magazine Community Award – Ally: Krystyne Frandson

By Randy Stern / June 16, 2022

Sometimes it takes a spark to take the lead in a community. Between St. Cloud and Fargo is Fergus Falls.…


By Ashley Berning / June 16, 2022

Things were looking up for LGBTQ people in the 1990s. Although discriminatory legislation was being passed, like the Defense of…

LGBTQ Under 40 – Makeda Lacking

By Holly Peterson / June 16, 2022

Makeda Lacking is a Site Manager at the Brooklyn Park branch of Avenues for Homeless Youth, a promotion that she…

Pride Journey – Louisville, Kentucky

By Joey Amato / June 16, 2022

Get out your fancy hat and get ready to sip some bourbon because we are headed to Louisville, Kentucky, the…

Lavender Magazine Community Award – Corporation: Best Buy

By Terrance Griep / June 16, 2022

Although it would become many things before its history was written–a recruiting station, a conscript clearing house, and a war…

Lavender Magazine Community Award – Individual: Heidi Schreiber

By Mae Whitney / June 16, 2022

The lifetime of service to the community and for her work with Gay 4 Good Heidi has dedicated her love…

Lavender Magazine Community Award – Nonprofit: The Aliveness Project

By Mae Whitney / June 16, 2022

The Non-Profit Award for Service to the HIV/AIDS Community Minnesota’s first free PrEP clinic, THRIVE,  was opened in September of 2021…

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