Best Trans-Friendly Event - 2013
Cirque Du So Gay Bike Ride
For four years running, Cirque Du So Gay has provided a friendly and informative bike adventure for women, folks in the LGBTQ community, and straight allies. The event, hosted by Queer Bike Gang, is an alleycat-style ride in which participants choose from two routes — one for beginners, the other more challenging — while visiting various checkpoints along the way. Crazy getups are encouraged, and the celebration typically ends in a dance party boasting lots of fun and sex-positive prizes. Last year's theme, "Hott & Healthy Queers," led riders to locations throughout the Twin Cities specializing in queer health services and resources. There's no word yet on the date for the 2013 ride, but the group's event page tends to pick up once the weather thaws.