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Minnesota program reaches more teens trafficked for sex

ST. PAUL — An evaluation of the state’s Safe Harbor Program has found most at-risk and sexually exploited youth in the program reported feeling more hopeful and better prepared for the future. Wilder Research has completed its second evaluation of Minnesota’s Safe Harbor program, a statewide system for helping at-risk and sexually exploited youth that…

Sir Randy Ingram-Lile is Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – What do a kitty, two puppies, a jock, and a Sir have in common? They were the five diverse contestants representing their version of leather as high cow season descended on the eagleBOLTbar for the Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2018 Contest Weekend (#MME2018)!

The weekend kicked off with “Greet the Meat” where judges and contestants were introduced to the audience. The contestants drew their numbers and the weekend was underway.

UPDATED: LGBTQ candidates win nationwide

MINNEAPOLIS — History was made Tuesday night as transgender women won in two races. Andrea Jenknins was elected to the city council in Minneapolis and Danica Roem was elected to the state House in Virginia. Danica became only the second transgender person to win election to a state legislature in U.S. history, defeating a Republican…

Minnesota Health Department joins effort to limit HIV transmission, reduce stigma

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Health has joined several other state health departments and a host of national organizations in supporting the international HIV prevention campaign, Undetectable = Untransmittable, also known as U=U. U=U describes the scientific consensus that people living with HIV who take antiretroviral therapy daily and are able to get…

Return of the Atons Halloween Party – 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — Following the success of our 2016 Halloween party and 2017 EROS party, The Atons invite our members, associates, and friends to our SECOND Halloween party in 8 years! We are hosting our party in a private home in Minneapolis, with good space to be social, and multiple play spaces. Details: Saturday, November 4,…

Duluth/Superior holds 31st Pride Parade

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — The Duluth/Superior LGBTQ community held their 31st Pride Parade yesterday, a local television station reported. From Fox21: The annual Duluth Superior Pride Parade marched down Tower Avenue celebrating the diversity of the Twin Ports Community. Hundreds lined the street waving flags and showing their support. “The families, the allies, the queer folk,…

Kinky Camp at Camp Hardwood, August 10-13

SANDSTONE, Minn. — Kinky Camp is only four weeks away, have you registered yet? This year, our sexy cooks will make awesome brunches once again. Plus this year, Master BBQ Smoker Chad & his wife Cheryl will be catering smoked Beef for Friday night Supper. Saturday evening, they will BBQ smoke up some tasty ribs. There…

Minneapolis Grizzlies Bear Cave Carnival, July 16

MINNEAPOLIS — Come One! Come All! to The Grizzlies softball fundraiser! Please join us for games, prizes, beer bust, and shots as we raise money to help us pay for team costs, equipment, tournament and travel costs. Huge shout out and thank you to The Saloon. http://saloonmn.com/ for hosting and donations for the event and continued support…