Around the Region: Suit alleges transgender students at WI school forced to wear green wristbands

Around the Region: Suit alleges transgender students at WI school forced to wear green wristbands

Wisconsin A lawsuit against a Wisconsin school district alleges that the school forced transgender students to wear green wristbands, the Wisconsin Gazette reports: A transgender student filed a federal lawsuit alleging the Kenosha school district won’t let him use the

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A queer guide to doing the 2016 Twin Cities Fringe Festival

For Minnesota Theatre fans, the Minnesota Fringe is like Christmas — which means that it’s either a magical time when all your dreams come true, or a letdown where you’re forced to make small talk with people you’ve been intentionally

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Marcus Bachmann says he’s been ‘discriminated against’ by gays who might be gay because of porn

Marcus Bachmann, husband to former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and proprietor of several Christian counseling clinics, appeared on religious right radio recently to talk about what he perceives as unfair treatment from the LGBTQ community. In the hour long interview with

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Marcus Bachmann says he’s been ‘discriminated against’ by gays who might be gay because of porn

Marcus Bachmann, husband to former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and proprietor of several Christian counseling clinics, appeared on religious right radio recently to talk about what he perceives as unfair treatment from the LGBTQ community. In the hour long interview with

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Theater Review: Slate by Black Market Theatre

New theatre companies, collaborative work, and of course anything that calls out queerphobia or heterosexism are all things I have a deep, abiding love for. As such, I was thrilled to be contacted by Meagan Kedrowski, a long time theatre

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Around the Region: LGBTQ IA group using Pokemon Go to raise awareness of hate crimes

Iowa One Iowa, the state’s largest LGBTQ advocacy organization, is using Pokemon Go to raise awareness about anti-transgender hate crimes, the Des Moines Register reports: One Iowa, an LGBT equality organization, is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of the

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Uptown set to get its first gay bar

Game Sports Bar will open at 2841 Hennepin Ave. in August as Uptown’s first gay bar and Minnesota’s only gay sports bar. The bar will be owned by Uptown Restaurant Group, led by Mike LaGuire, according to the Minneapolis-St. Paul

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Around the Region: New LGBTQ Group launches in Western North Dakota

North Dakota Western North Dakota now has a LGBTQ advocacy organization, the Grand Forks Herald reports: Prairie Pride is a new LGBT organization that is trying to raise support for people within the LGBT community in western North Dakota. Pierce

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Franken, Ellison, McCollum file brief urging courts to add sexual orientation to Civil Rights Act

Sen. Al Franken, and Reps. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum are among 128 members of Congress urging a New York Court to rule that discrimination based on sexual orientation is a violation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The case,

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Around the Region: Iowa church sues civil rights commission over trans-inclusion

Iowa A national anti-LGBTQ group and a Des Moines church have filed a preemptive suit against the Iowa Civil Rights Commission over transgender rights, the Des Moines Register reports: A conservative church in Des Moines is suing the Iowa Civil

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