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  • A Midnight Queer: Holiday Concert

    A Midnight Queer: Holiday Concert

    One Voice Mixed Chorus is performing A Midnight Queer on Dec. 6 and 7th at First Universalist Church in Minneapolis. “Join us for A Midnight Queer, an unexpected and eclectic holiday concert featuring LGBT spoken word artist Tish Jones, and poets Kate Lynn Hibbard and Elijah Rose. Enjoy music from Chanukah, Kwanza, Solstice, the Hindu […]

  • Fresh Fruit radio celebrates 35 years

    Fresh Fruit radio celebrates 35 years

    Fresh Fruit, the nation’s oldest continuously running LGBT radio show celebrated 35 years in operation in 2013 with a 30 minute audio documentary on Nov. 21. Fresh Fruit got its start on May 11, 1978, and has operated consistently and under the same name ever since. It started as part of the Fresh Fruit Collective […]

  • Fargo debuts a gay men’s chorus

    Fargo debuts a gay men’s chorus

    A group of about 15 gay men have formed the Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s chorus over the past several months, the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead reports. Jon Landre will direct the chorus. He’s being mentored by the director of the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus, which has been in existence since 1980. Gay men living in the […]

  • Masks

    Masks

    In his classic spiritual biography, “Take Off The Masks”, Malcom Boyd eloquently wrote about his process of self-examination and eventual wholeness of mind, body and spirit.  Such things are possible when we come to recognize that almost all of us stand behind some sort of mask. For many in the GLBT community, this may be […]

  • The Agenda: Oct. 13, 2013

    The Agenda is TheColu.mn’s weekly roundup of LGBT news from around Minnesota. Culture In Hmong Today, Kong Pha gives readers a look at what marriage equality in Minnesota means to Hmong LGBTQ people. “Hmong LGBTQ people come from all over the United States to come to the Twin Cities to seek community. Legalizing same-sex marriage […]

  • Arts and Culture calendar for Oct. 8-15

    Here’s our list of exciting LGBT-themed, produced, or created art and culture events for Oct. 8 to 15. If you have an event to promote, let us know! October discussion of Silver Moon by Catherine Lundoff Tuesday, October 8 Event for North Country Gaylaxians Quatrefoil Library 1619 Dayton Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104 The North […]

  • Phyllis Schlafly headed to Minnesota

    Phyllis Schlafly headed to Minnesota

    Octogenarian religious right leader Phyllis Schlafly is headed to Minnesota to give a speech on Oct. 10. She’s the guest of Minnesota Eagle Forum, a local affiliate of her national Eagle Forum. Schlafly has made a name for herself over the years as a fierce opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment, a constitutional amendment guaranteeing […]

  • Arts and Culture for Oct. 1 – 8

    Martina’s Broadway Cabaret: Bender-Gending!!! October 3, 4 & 5 @ 7pm tickets: $10 in advance / $12 day of show You have to believe this show is MAGIC!!! Martina Marraccino and Gabe Gabriel are back with a fresh new cast of talent from around the Twin Cities! Martina’s Broadway Cabaret is celebrating its 6th year […]

  • LGBT Minnesota highlights for Friday, Sept. 27

    Agents of Intolerance Bradlee Dean complained after a petition asked the Minnesota State Fair to deny him a booth next year. BlueStem Prairie has the details. Speaking of Dean, CityPages reports that Dean’s ministry may be done. Marriage Equality Minneapois Mayor RT Rybak has been touring the Midwest, urging gay couples to marry in Minneapolis, […]

  • Hastings theatre company adapts iconic musical for marriage equality era

    Hastings’ NewBridge Theatre Company is adapting The Fantasticks, the world’s longest running musical, into one with same-sex characters. The show will run from Sept. 26 through 29th. Elizabeth Tanner, artistic director at NewBridge, had adapted the musical by turning the parents of two youngsters who fall in love into two mothers who are secretly in […]