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Andy Birkey

Andy Birkey
Andy Birkey
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Andy Birkey has written for a number of Minnesota and national publications. He founded Eleventh Avenue South which ran from 2002-2011, wrote for the Minnesota Independent from 2006-2011, the American Independent from 2010-2013. His writing has appeared in The Advocate, The Star Tribune, The Huffington Post, Salon, Cagle News Service, Twin Cities Daily Planet, TheUptake, Vita.mn and much more. His writing on LGBT issues, the religious right and social justice has won awards including Best Beat Reporting by the Online News Association, Best Series by the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and an honorable mention by the Sex-Positive Journalism awards.

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Minneapolis to host national LGBT gathering
July 24th, 2014
The Summer Meeting, organized by the Equality Federation, will be held in Minneapolis this weekend. Activists from around the country will be in Minneapolis this weekend (July 30 – Aug.