Monday, August 10, 2020

Brass Rail reopens: Goodbye Grungy Bathrooms, Hello Luxury

Long known as one of the diviest of dives among Twin Cities gay bars, the Brass Rail's stained carpeting is gone and the bathrooms...

Exploring St. Paul’s oldest LGBT bar: The Townhouse

With roots that go back to 1949, The Town House is St. Paul's oldest LGBTQ bar and everyone knows it.  Everyone but local historians...

Queer Protest Protested — By Queers

An LGBT rights march on Sunday was protested by Bash Back! Twin Cities, an anarchist-leaning queer group who are probably best-known, locally, for picketing...

Minnesota LGBT History Month: The pie and Anita Bryant

This article is part of a series on Minnesota LGBT history in honor of LGBT History Month. These are excerpts from a forthcoming book...

The 100 Queerest Places in Twin Cities History

Bet you didn't know that Solera, a downtown Minneapolis restaurant, is housed on the site of a former X-rated movie theater, or that the...

Pastor says Minnesota gays teach kids how to masturbate

In one of the more bizarre speeches at the Minnesota Family Council's rally for a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, Hastings Pastor Brad...

Mother: Anoka-Hennepin School policy contributed to gay son’s suicide

According to his mother, Justin Aaberg was "a very sweet boy who seemed to always have a smile on his face; he didn't have...

HRC: Target Donation Won’t Impact Corporate Equality Index Ranking

The nation's premier LGBT lobbying organization has weighed in on the Target controversy, saying they're "disappointed" in the discount retailer. However, they're leaving...

Ten best moments from Drag Race’s Battle of the Seasons show in Minneapolis

Female impersonation is an artform, as host Michelle Visage noted at Monday night's stop on the RuPaul's Drag Race Battle of the Seasons show...

Critics say Lavender Magazine violated journalist ethics in gay pastor piece

Lavender Magazine, in one of its rare moments of political investigative reporting, outed the Rev.Tom Brock, a Lutheran with a penchant for slamming gays...