When the Rainbow Health Initiative surveyed 1,144 LGBTQ Minnesotans about their health care, one respondent wrote, "Doctors are so confused by me and afraid at urgent care that sometimes they won't touch me."Another, a transgender man, described an experience when he started experiencing pain, but h ... More >>
A new novel about the most romantic restaurant, ever.Anthony Schmitz has held a variety of jobs during his career, including serving as City Pages' editor and its restaurant critic. Since that time, he's turned out several novels, including Darkest Desire: The Wolf's Own Tale (Ecco), Lost S ... More >>
Image by chefranden on FlickrThere are a lot of reasons it sucks to be poor. And a new study has just added one more: poor people die younger. Craig Helmstetter of the Wilder Foundation mapped the life expectancy of people in the Twin cities in a new report.
Source: Wilder FoundationNew data from the Wilder Foundation shows that homelessness in Minnesota is climbing again steeply. The non-profit's Wilder Research arm found 9,452 homeless adults, youth, and children in shelters, transitional housing, and on the streets, up from 7,751 in 2006. T ... More >>
More than 9,000 Minnesotans are homeless. I decided to join them.
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Fresh air, a river at your feet, and stars on the ceiling: Home, sweet home. At least until Minneapolis cops raid your camp.
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