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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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Minnesotans split on marriage equality law
April 15th, 2014
A poll by SurveyUSA for KSTP shows that 9 months after same-sex couples gained the right to marry in Minnesota, the state’s voters are still split on whether they support
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Arts and Culture Calendar for April 10
April 10th, 2014
Here’s what’s happening in Minnesota’s LGBT arts and culture scene this week. Last year, an explosive new documentary by Yoruba Richen blew away audiences at film festivals across the country.
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Former Rep. Steve Smith dies
April 8th, 2014
Former Rep. Steve Smith, a Republican from Mound, has passed away at the age of 64. He was one of a handful of Republicans to vote against an anti-marriage amendment