Minnesota, home of Lavender Magazine, is also home to one of the largest LGBTQ communities in the United States. Since 1995, Lavender has been producing award-winning content for Minnesota’s LGBTQ and ally audiences. Lavender offers insight into news, arts & entertainment, nightlife, community dialogue, sports and travel. Each issue of Lavender, including ads, appears in print, online, iPad and smartphone editions, which reaches an independently audited readership of 262,299 readers per issue. The Lavender Media family includes Lavender Magazine, LavenderMagazine.com, Lavender’s Pride Edition, Lavender’s Pride Pages Directory, BigGayNews.com and events like Lavender's First Thursdays and Lavender's Summer of Pride.