Issue 725

Our Couples: Spring, 2023

By Lavender / March 9, 2023

MARILOU AND JANINE How did you both meet? We met back in college of 2008. We were both taking the…

The Lavish Lab Experience

By Analise Pruni / March 9, 2023

According to its creators, Lavish Lab may be a “new baby” in décor, design and event planning, but really it…

Alight in the Dark: The Story Of Love Beyond All Barriers 

By Susan Swavely / March 9, 2023

As many Americans are aware, a terrible war continues to trudge on in Ukraine, after Russia invaded the country on…

Our Rides: Closer To Normal: The 115th Chicago Auto Show

By Randy Stern / March 9, 2023

There are signs of normalization in 2023. Many of the events that had been put on hold or rescheduled –…

Books: 725

By E.B. Boatner / March 9, 2023

Marry Me a Little: A Graphic MemoirRob KirbyGraphic Mundi$21.95 A personal and historical look at gay married life by comics…

A Word In Edgewise: Bama, Boundaries, Baker and the Blues

By E.B. Boatner / March 9, 2023

Pearl Cleage’s found family is like every other– yet unique. Now, is Summer, 1930, Harlem, where thousands of Blacks have…

The Fox Cities, Wisconsin: A River Runs Through It

By Carla Waldemar / March 9, 2023

A river runs through it….and river that would be the destiny-forging Fox, powering a destination that’s become known as the…

From The Editor: Why “Our Couples”?

By Randy Stern / March 9, 2023

Here we are – the first Love and Marriage issue of 2023. It is true that the key to the…

Leather Life: A (Re)introduction

By Karri Plowman / March 9, 2023

Greetings. Hello. The hardest part in starting this column has been how to address you, the reader.  Often, I’m on…

You Can Take the Girl Out Of the Regiment, But…

By E.B. Boatner / March 9, 2023

A chill February evening at the Ordway offered a bright and lively production by the Minnesota Opera of Gaetano Donizetti’s…

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