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Prometheus Bound Brings Stunning Visuals and Lots of Heart to the Phoenix

Uprising Theatre Company, who I've previously covered at The Column here and here, have primarily produced new work with often silenced voices at the...

The National: Obama Throws Us a Bone. But Will He Clean His Plate of...

Yay! We get a gesture from the President! Barack Obama nominated his first openly LGBTQ ambassador, GLAAD's General Counsel David Huebner, who will work...

St. Olaf alum becomes Obama’s go-to person for LGBTQ community

President Obama appointed Raffi Freedman-Gurspan to be his LGBTQ liaison, Buzzfeed reports. Freedman-Gurspan, a 2009 graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, previously served in...

Target files brief in support of marriage equality in Fla.

In August, Minneapolis-based Target announced its strong support for marriage equality by filing a brief in support of lawsuits in Indiana and Wisconsin. On...

Arts and Culture Calendar for April 1 – 6

Fruit Fly: The Musical What makes the bond between gay men and straight women so special, so necessary, and SO fabulous? Sheena...

Navigating the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival as a queer person

The Minnesota Fringe Festival is, in short, 167 plays, storytelling, dance, and variety shows that are an hour long or less stretched out over...

Legislators demand Vikings increase punishment for coach who joked about “nuking” gays

17 DFL legislators signed a letter to Vikings owner Zygi Wilf on Friday demanding that the team release a report about homophobia and to...

Around the Region: Conservative Christian school assembly causes stir in Iowa schools

Iowa A conservative Christian group has caused a stir in a southwest Iowa school after the group pulled a bait-and-switch school assembly that targeted LGBTQ...

Anti-LGBT group taps Bachmann, Barber to raise money to repeal safe schools law

A group that fought against safe schools legislation in Minnesota is raising money to punish lawmakers who voted for the anti-bullying bill. In spring...

Hunt for Ty Hoffman continues, reward increased to $40,000

The man accused of killing LGBT community leader Kelly Phillips and robbing a bank has eluded police for nearly a month. On Wednesday, Ramsey...