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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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Arts and Culture Calendar: Labor Day Edition
August 27th, 2014
There’s plenty of great queer art to check out on Labor Day Weekend! . Curated by Nastalie Bogira. Pleasure Rebel is a new seasonal performance series featuring artists working in
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MN couple settles marriage discrimination case
August 22nd, 2014
A Little Falls wedding venue initially rejected a same-sex wedding in violation of Minnesota law. Cole Frey and his fiancé called the LeBlanc’s Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation, Inc., to
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FBI issues federal warrant for Ty Hoffman
August 21st, 2014
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warrant for Ty Hoffman, the man accused of killing LGBT community leader Kelly Phillips. According to KARE 11, the FBI issued a