Minnesota corporations score high on LGBTQ equality

Minnesota corporations score high on LGBTQ equality

The Human Rights Campaign has released its annual Corporate Equality Index which rates corporations based on their policies toward LGBTQ employees. Most of Minnesota’s largest corporations fared well on the index. Scoring a perfect 100 on the index for at

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Religious right lawsuit seeks to overturn Minnesota’s LGBTQ nondiscrimination laws

Telescope Media Group, a religious video production company run by husband and wife team Carl and Angel Larson, is suing to overturn Minnesota’s laws that prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The St. Cloud-based duo claims that

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A Twin Cities’ Queertastic Holiday Gift Guide

In spite of my best efforts, the holiday spirit usually takes over my normal level-headed brain around Thanksgiving and refuses to loosen its grip until some time after my birthday in February. I always start behaving totally out of character,

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Advocates call on Dayton to convene task force on transgender youth

More than forty organizations serving or advocating for transgender youth are calling on Gov. Mark Dayton to establish a task force to address trends of increasing threats to the safety of transgender and gender diverse students, and rising levels self-harm

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Around the Region: Openly gay white nationalist’s Midwest tour hits a few snags

North Dakota Anti-immigrant white nationalist, professional misogynist, and openly gay anti-transgender activist Milo Yiannopoulos was planned to “perform” his “alt-right” provocateur act at North Dakota State University next week, but the event was cancelled after organizers couldn’t pay the security

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Uprising Theatre Company’s Sex in the Dark explores sex, bodies, and relationships

Communication, identity, and body image are at the root of a lovely play that is much more about the darkness we let interfere with healthy sexual experiences than the actual act itself. Sex in the Dark is the latest from

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Queering the Tarot: Nine of Wands

After a rough November for so many of us in the LGBTQ+ community, it is comforting and re-inspiring to me to be writing about the Nine of Wands today, and as a response to the drain and stress so many

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Around the Region: Anti-LGBTQ groups want anti-transgender initiative on the South Dakota ballot in 2017

South Dakota Anti-LGBTQ groups plan to put an anti-transgender measure on the ballot in 2017, the Argus Leader reports: South Dakota voters could decide whether to ban transgender students from certain bathrooms and locker rooms on the 2018 ballot. Attorney

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Minneapolis City Council names November to be Transgender Awareness Month

At Friday’s Minneapolis City Council meeting on Friday, the council passed a resolution declaring November to be Transgender Awareness Month in Minneapolis. All 13 Minneapolis City Council members authored the resolution. City Council Vice President Elizabeth Glidden introduced the resolution

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Around the Region: Iowa church faces anti-LGBTQ vandalism for the second time this year

Iowa A Mason City church was vandalized with anti-LGBTQ graffiti for the second time this year, the Globe Gazette reports: A sign posted by a Mason City church as a reminder of God’s unconditional love after a contentious election has

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