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Category - B-town's Rainbow Flavor

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Time for the FIRST-EVER IU GLBT Homecoming Weekend . Here's a schedule of events, all of which allow you to catch all activities associated with the PRIDE Film Festival ! Friday, January 30 Kinsey Institute Reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free admission, hors d'oeuvres & bottled water catered by... Read More

Thursday, January 29, 2009

PRIDE Film Festival at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater January 29-31, 2009 BLOOMINGTON , IN — The PRIDE Film Festival is a cinematic celebration of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgendered community in Bloomington, IN. A program of the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, a historic downtown movie... Read More

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Magazine ranks Bloomington as the nation’s No. 1 small town vacation destination for gays By Dann Denny 331-4350 | ddenny@heraldt.com November 4, 2008 Bloomington, which in recent years has garnered widespread attention as the country’s No. 1 party school, has now grabbed a new honor. “The... Read More

Monday, October 27, 2008

Pre-Revolutionary Queer: Gay Art and Culture Before Stonewall New Exhibition at The Kinsey Institute Gallery October 24, 2008 – February 14, 2009 Bloomington, Indiana. On June 27, 1969 a riot broke out at the Stonewall Inn in New York's Greenwich Village. For the police it was a routine raid on a... Read More

Friday, October 3, 2008

Take advantage of this opportunity to see two terrific exhibits currently featured at the Kinsey Institute Gallery . Here are the details: 'Infinitely variable': Nude and Erotic Photographs by Herbert Ascherman Jr. (through October 17) Herbert Ascherman Jr., United States Hermes , from The Mythology... Read More

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

So it's summertime in Bloomington and that means nothing but fun - here are a few suggestions for some (almost) guaranteed good times. A couple of options for queer-specific crowds include: Uncle E's, Bloomington's last standing gay bar, is breaking in their new digs - stop by 7 nights a week at... Read More

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

To me, it's not a stretch to say the modern gay-rights movement had it's beginnings, in, of all places, Bloomington, Indiana. That's right, this progressive, small but mighty college town has an integral role in gay history. As home to the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, Bloomington can lay... Read More