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Friday, April 28, 2017

Hotel Amsterdam sign comes down

Hotel Amsterdam was the Twin Cities' only gay hotel, until it closed in 2010. It's sign, the last vestiges of its heyday, came down...

Minnesota History Center exhibit shines light on LGBT history

Image via Minnesota Historical Society The Minnesota Historical Society library has put together a display in its lobby documenting the LGBT community's struggle toward full...

Sen. Allen Spear to be honored with LGBT Equality colonnade in Minneapolis Park

The influence of Sen. Allen Spear on the LGBT movement in Minnesota cannot be understated. He was the first openly gay elected official in...

Throwback Thursday: Check out these ads for The Saloon from the early 1980s

The Saloon has been a ubiquitous part of the (mainly) gay male community in Minneapolis with a history extending back to 1977. In those...

Throwback Thursday 1983: Divine comes to Minneapolis’ Hub of Hell

Divine, the iconic drag persona created by Harris Glenn Milstead and made famous through the films of John Waters, came to Minneapolis in 1983....