Queer As Folks
Hailey Performs with Headliner Uh Huh Her at Duluth-Superior Pride Festival
Popular lesbian musician and actress Leisha Hailey performed as part of headliner Uh Huh Her at the Duluth-Superior Pride Festival on September 4 at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth, Minnesota. She played Alice Pieszecki in Showtime’s hit The L Word. In 2005, she founded Marfa Records. She was named the sexiest women in the AfterEllen Hot 100 list compiled by AfterEllen.com in 2007.
Twin Cities Black Pride Awards Go to Anderson, Jenkins, and Smith
At the Twin Cities Black Pride (TCBP) Opening Reception & Community Awards on September 9 at the Millennium Hotel Minneapolis, the following individuals were honored: Roxanne Anderson, Diversity and Inclusion Award; Andrea Jenkins, Social Justice and Advocacy Award; and Val Smith, Youth and Families Award. Keynote Speaker was International Federation of Black Prides Executive Director Earl Fowlkes. TCBP Board President Earnest Simpkins participated in the event.
Photo by Hantzes Appears on The Lindsay Whalen Story Cover
Sophia Hantzes’s photo of the Minnesota Lynx guard appears on the cover of The Lindsay Whalen Story, by R.S. Oatman. Book signings: October 6, Noon, University of Minnesota Bookstores Coffman Union; October 7, Noon, Barnes & Noble, Eighth and Nicollet, Minneapolis; October 7, 7 PM, Barnes & Noble, Mall of America; October 8, 1 PM, Border’s Rosedale; October 8, 5:30 PM, Hutchinson High School in Whalen’s hometown.
Martha Albertson Now Associated with Becky A. Moshier, Attorney at Law
Lawyer Martha Albertson now is associated with Becky A. Moshier, Attorney at Law. Albertson handles all types of charges, including drug offenses, DUIs/DWIs, assaults, and sex crimes. She has tried dozen of criminal cases with a high rate of success. She has 15 years of criminal law experience, including work as an Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, Assistant Minneapolis City Attorney, and Assistant Public Defender.