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Category: LGBT

Minneapolis nonprofit expected to deliver 700,000 free meals to those with life-threatening illnesses in 2020

Open Arms started amidst an epidemic. They’re built to help Minnesotans in need during COVID-19.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Stellar Stocking Stuffers

Originally published in Lavender Magazine, November 2019 Quality doesn’t have to cost hundreds of dollars. Here is a roundup of companies, including three based in Minnesota, who are making products anyone would love to receive this holiday season. And keep reading for some exclusive…

Meet the gay twins who have a play about their life

With multiple YouTube videos receiving over a quarter million views each, a loyal Instagram following nearing 100,000, along with their own phone app, a book, and an off-Broadway play, the Zakar Twins — comprised of Michael and Zach — are doing something right. The…

Dear City of Minneapolis and Mayor Jacob Frey, Pride is more than a publicity stunt

In June 2018, it was delightful to see that the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department surprised those going to Twin Cities Pride with rainbow crosswalks. Public Works employees were out late to make it happen. The City wrote a press release and held…

Show your pride through bow ties

Give Me the Mike received promotional consideration from Gay Pride Bow Ties. Add a touch of class to your outfit during Pride month. Gay Pride Bow Ties is based out of Kansas City and makes pre-knotted and self-tied bow ties.   I obviously needed…

Another Day, Another Slay

From the June 2018 Pride edition of Lavender Magazine She’s the winner of the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and most recently, won multiple challenges as a surprise contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3. Add in the recent release of solo music on iTunes and…

The best covers of “Dancing on My Own”

Robyn’s 2010 song, “Dancing on My Own,” is fantastic. It has a unique beat and tells a heart-wrenching, emotional story. Best of all, the story shows resilience. The song never really was a top 40 radio station hit. When it was released in the…

How to get the pride flag sticker on Facebook

For Mother’s Day, Facebook rolled out a flower sticker. Now it’s time to show off your pride. But the rainbow flag sticker doesn’t automatically load as an option, so here’s what you need to do: Hop on Facebook and like the LGBTQ@Facebook page. Don’t…