Since Minnesota's marriage equality law went into effect, plenty of same-sex couples have joyously embraced it: 67 tied the knot at City Hall in the wee hours of Aug. 1, and even earlier, soon-to-be-newlyweds queued up in downtown Minneapolis on the first day gay couples could apply for marriage lic ... More >>
GLBT couples around Minnesota race to plan August weddings
In the wake of love becoming the law in Minnesota, the city of St. Paul quickly overhauled its I Do St. Paul website to make it gay friendly.SEE ALSO: Mary Franson wonders whether marriage equality extends to polygamy"With the passing of the Freedom to Marry act, Saint Paul is now strongly positione ... More >>
The Williams Institute, a think tank at UCLA's law school, is trying to quantify the impact of same-sex marriage in terms that everyone can understand: Money. According to the institute's latest study, a marriage equality law would give Minnesota's economy a lift to the tune of $45 million in the fi ... More >>
It's getting to be that time of year again. We can tell, because the New Standards' holiday shows are upon us, and this year, the jazz trio -- Chan Poling, Steve Roehm and John Munson -- has decided to gift us with a double offering: three shows, plus a CD release. Sunday Morning Coming Down is th ... More >>
Just after 11:30 in the morning on July 10, Ashanti Watson, 20, and his boyfriend, 22, were walking down the street near 36th Avenue North and Girard Avenue when a group of strangers started harassing them."They didn't like how we were walking and said some smart remarks," Ashanti told City Pages, a ... More >>
Next November, Minnesota will put on its most heterosexual clothing and head to the voting booths to finally vote down gay marriage in a state that already doesn't allow it.But! Oh no! Gay Minnesotans have found a loophole that is already devastating the sanctity of blah blah blah: Just dr ... More >>
The person wearing this shirt is now 50 percent more gay.Minneapolist-St. Paul might rate as the gayest metro area in the country in acceptance and lifestyle, but that doesn't mean much if there aren't actually gay couples enjoying the gay-friendliness. Turns out, there are. Minnesota's number of ... More >>
In search of something less silly
Kevin Thompson heads to prison for an act of revenge worthy of a porn flickBondage will soon take on a whole new meaning for Kevin Thompson. He's going to prison for his role in luring a man to his home near Grand Marais last May, tying him down and forcing him at gun and knife-point to have ... More >>
It's official! People in Iowa can now legally get gay married. All of those warnings of the gathering gay storm will hit the state today as same-sex couples can officially apply for marriage licenses.
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