<< Previous Page  |  1  |  ...  |  289  |  ...  |  578  |  ...  |  867  |  ...  |  1088  |  1089  |  1090  |  ...  |  1156  |  ...  |  1158  |  Next Page >> 21761 - 21780 of 23142

  • Article

    Dad of a Dry Dandy - Learning to love a landlubber

    In the spring of 1990, my wife Michele and I became the proud parents of twin boys--identical amphibians. In the delivery room our doctor called out to one of the nurses: "How's that second one doing?" At the time, I could have sworn the nurse repl...

    by John Ramsay on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Golf Outings - In the promotion and growing success of women's golf, lesbians have always played a part. But only two female pros have come out as gay in the '90s, and local lesbian golfers are careful not to rock the boat for recognition.

    In 1972, Lori Dokken, then a bright-eyed teenager living in Benson, Minn., sent away for her first golf bag, a gleaming red-and-white model advertised in the Sears catalogue for $20. Toting her rummage-sale clubs around the Benson public course, sh...

    by Kathy P. Anderson on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Person: Molly Rolfsmeier

    Last December, Molly Rolfsmeier's friends phoned her at her south Minneapolis apartment at 3 a.m. because they had just seen their first flagger. "Kevin Kramer, a dancer from L.A., was brought in to do flagging for an Atons event," remembers Rolfsm...

    by Michael Dahl on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Place: Powderhorn Festival of the Arts

    If you've spent any significant portion of your life living in Uptown, you've probably come to dread and avoid the Uptown Art Fair. For one weekend in August, crafts galore and lots o' folk from places you can't find on the Minnesota map descend up...

    by Lisa Needham on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Thing: Lounge Culture

    Let's face it. Queers have ruled nightlife for a mighty long time. We were disco, then we were Hi-NRG (which was really just disco), then we were house (which was still really just disco). We were club kids and cocaine and staying out dancing till ...

    by Lisa Needham on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Over the Rainbow - Are we really ready to declare ourselves post gay?

    I've been waiting for the next big gay trend ever since I missed out on lesbian chic. Maybe that short flurry of hype over the coolness of being a dyke was a New York City phenomenon, but though I lived in Manhattan during heyday of lesbian chic (i...

    by Melodie Bahan on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Gardener Extraordinaire

    Name: Clint Czupka (pronounced "Chip-ka") Age: 35 Profession: Gardener/landscape artist. "I don't mow lawns," he says pointedly. His full-time businesses (Clem Home Restoration and Clint Czupka Landscaping) keep him perennially busy with garden...

    by Michael Dahl on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Hawaiian Hitch - The courts may rule on same-sex marriage, but voters will likely have the last word

    Last year, it looked like it would be just a matter of time, maybe months, before same-sex marriage would be legal in Hawaii. Hawaii's Supreme Court had ordered state officials to provide a "compelling state interest"--the highest legal standard--f...

    by Ken Darling on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    The "Post-AIDS" Era? - Author Eric Rofes calls off the crisis among gay men

    Although AIDS was known early on as the "gay cancer," the scope of its damage quickly seeped beyond the confines of male-homosexual circles. It ensnared IV drug users, women, heterosexuals, infants, and people of color. By the late '80s, the diseas...

    by Eric Walter on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    On Their Marks - Minnesota athletes prepare for Gay Games V in Amsterdam

    Holland floods again this month, this time submerged in a sea of queer athletes, musicians, artists, and tourists. The Gay Games Amsterdam 1998 kicks off Aug. 2, showcasing the accomplishments of GLBT folk from around the world as they perform in c...

    by Joel Hoekstra on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    August Hit And Run

    Comic release. Minneapolis-native Robert Kirby flies in from Manhattan this month to sign copies of his newly released Curbside at DreamHaven Books. Over the last eight years we've caught Kirby's quips and strips in his infamous queerzines Strange-...

    by Q Monthly Staff on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Queer Notions

    Dissent has long been a staple of the queer perspective. From Oscar Wilde's views on Victorian primness to Camile Paglia's musings on Hillary Clinton's lesbianism, non-heterosexual writers and activists throughout the ages have provided us with ple...

    by Joel Hoekstra on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Queer 'kiss in' greets Promise Keepers

    Promise Keeper participants who stepped outside the Minneapolis Metrodome on the morning of Saturday, July 18, were greeted by an unexpected sight. Nearly 75 protesters stood outside the sports complex, carrying placards and chanting antireligious ...

    by Melinda A. Prescher on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    OutFront aims to strengthen outstate ties

    Hoping to extend both its political clout and the scope of its services in greater Minnesota, the state's largest GLBT organization has hired a statewide community organizer. OutFront Minnesota, formerly the Gay and Lesbian Community Action Council...

    by Joel Hoekstra on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    One for the road

    Standing outside the Minneapolis Convention Center, Adam Scott (left) of Chicago snapped a picture of the crowd before the initial leg of the Twin Cities to Wisconsin to Chicago AIDS Ride began last month. Scott was one of nearly 1,800 cyclists who...

    by Q Monthly Staff on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Scan It: O Solo Homo

    Performance art has always been a problematic theatrical genre. Ephemeral by nature, frequently dismissed as self-indulgent and artless, there is, as Holly Hughes writes in the introduction to O Solo Homo (Grove Press, $17.50), "a pejorative connot...

    by Thomas Fagan on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    See It: Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss blows into the Lagoon Theatre

    In an age that demands instant gratification, the camera of choice is, naturally, a Polaroid. One click, one whirr, and the world comes into focus. No f-stops, filters, or computers. And best of all, no waiting. It's the anguish of anticipation, ...

    by Joel Hoekstra on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    Hear It: Tina & the B-Sides

    Let's get this out of the way: It is a hands-down delight to see Ms. Tina Schlieske kickin' it with a major label. She's smart, sexy, and sapphic (well, we hope so), and she's a hometown hero to boot. After birthing a long line of influential boy-r...

    by Lisa Needham on August 1, 1998
  • Article

    If you build it...

    "THERE'S ALWAYS THE potential to lose our shirts in these things. Which is a little frightening, because all we have is our shirts." So says Craig Johnson of Upstart Theatre, getting quite to the crux of matters for this town's young and upstart th...

    by Anne Ursu on July 29, 1998
  • Article

    Laying It on the Lyne

    Lolita Showtime, Sunday at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, August 11, at 9 p.m. While courting cold-footed distributors for the past two years, director Adrian Lyne mentioned to anyone who'd listen that his Lolita more truly adapts Vladimir Nabokov's novel...

    by Kate Sullivan on July 29, 1998
<< Previous Page  |  1  |  ...  |  289  |  ...  |  578  |  ...  |  867  |  ...  |  1088  |  1089  |  1090  |  ...  |  1156  |  ...  |  1158  |  Next Page >> 21761 - 21780 of 23142
Minnesota Concert Tickets

From the Print Edition

How bear expert Lynn Rogers went from scientific pioneer to pariah How bear expert Lynn Rogers went from scientific pioneer to pariah

The Northwoods Research Center sits at the end of a long, gravel path, lined by a backdrop of white pine ascending to the sky. Tall grass climbs the vinyl siding of… More >>

Confessions of a lady cab driver Confessions of a lady cab driver

A woman slipped into the backseat of my cab, sobbing. Since I am, as a general rule, uncomfortable around tears, I wanted her to stop. "The rule in my taxi is… More >>

Loading...