Tag: LGBT

A Minneapolis nonprofit is giving away $250,000 in grants to LGBT individuals

PFund continues their mission where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are celebrated and live free from discrimination, violence, invisibility, and isolation.

Three must-visit LGBTQ-friendly vacation destinations

No matter if your 2020 dream vacation was happening by plane, train, or automobile—chances are COVID-19 has altered or canceled those plans. Despite COVID, LGBTQ-friendly destinations around the country are still open for business.

How the Minnesota Boychoir helps young men discover their identity

“With extremely limited support from home, I turned to the Boychoir family for help. I didn’t realize the mess I was in. Parents of other members saw my challenges and I was offered a job at a family restaurant, beds to sleep in and homes to stay in, and offered the acceptance I missed at home.”

Driving 8 hours one-way to rehearsal: the power of One Voice Mixed Chorus

During its history, One Voice Mixed Chorus has partnered with 20 local nonprofit organizations, commissioned more than 30 new choral pieces, performed with over 50 middle and high schools, and brought their mission and music to greater Minnesota for more than 15 years.

The owner of PinKU Japanese Street Food is cooking up something good in Northeast Minneapolis

The crispy shrimp, served on seasoned rice with a spicy mayonnaise, is incredible.

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.

Minnesota camp serving youth living with or affected by HIV/AIDS forced to cancel in 2020

It’s one week where kids can truly be themselves, and hundreds of campers look forward to it all year. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the camps for youth living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, operated by One Heartland, are canceled, leaving the nonprofit facing an uncertain future.

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… Continue Reading “Show your pride through bow ties”

Wisconsin, Unplugged: “Water Meets the Soul” in Bayfield and on Madeline Island

First featured in Lavender Magazine September 14, 2017 A summer’s weekend at your college friend’s parents’ cabin can be a blast. For starters, there’s sleeping six to a room, cooking your own meals, washing all those dishes…oh, and there’s no air conditioning. Folks, it’s… Continue Reading “Wisconsin, Unplugged: “Water Meets the Soul” in Bayfield and on Madeline Island”

New article in Lavender Magazine!

It was a humbling and amazing day. I am thrilled to have a piece in Lavender Magazine’s Pride issue. Read my 10 tips on planning an incredible trip to Provincetown, Massachusetts, located on the tip of Cape Cod. Lavender’s 200 page, all-color issue celebrates… Continue Reading “New article in Lavender Magazine!”