Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Elk River teens protest ‘ex-gay’ conversion therapy billboard

High schoolers gathered at the Minnesota Capitol on Saturday to protest a billboard in Elk River that touts conversion therapy and was placed by...

McCollum, Ellison cosponsor resolution calling for end to conversion therapy

Reps. Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison are cosponsors of a resolution in the U.S. House that calls on states to ban conversion therapy for...

Shame, shock therapy, and Christ: Experiences from inside Minnesota’s ex-gay movement

For at least the last 40 years, the complex religious web that makes up Minnesota's conversion therapy and “ex-gay” movement has been working to...

Meet the clinics, churches, and groups behind Minnesota’s ‘ex-gay’ conversion therapy movement

In July 2011, Michele Bachmann was riding high in her bid for the Republican nomination for president when news broke that a counseling clinic...

House DFLers introduce bill to prohibit “ex-gay” conversion therapy for minors

Twenty-seven DFLers introduced a bill on Monday that would prohibit licensed professionals in Minnesota from engaging in conversion therapy on minors. Conversion therapy is...

Group founded by Republican lawmaker plans “ex-gay” billboard

The Pro-Family Forum, an anti-LGBT group founded by Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, a Republican from Glencoe, is seeking funds for a billboard that promotes conversion...

MPIRG backs ban on ex-gay therapy for minors

The Minnesota Public Interest Research Group or MPIRG has lent its support to the campaign to stop “ex-gay therapy” or conversion for minors and...

Lawmaker’s ex-gay friend: any “Al Sharpton-like response to Ferguson verdict” is like Nazism

Content provided by Bluestem Prairie and republished with permission. For more in-depth news from Greater Minnesota, check out Bluestemprairie.com. Kevin Petersen, who campaigned with state...

Marcus Bachmann: The Left ‘misunderstands’ the Bachmanns’ anti-LGBT activism

In a candid interview on religious right radio program, Olive Tree Ministries on AM 980 KKMS, Marcus Bachmann claimed the public, the media, and...

Christopher Yuan to tour MN with “former homosexual” message

Christopher Yuan, a “former homosexual” is slated for a tour of Minnesota Christian colleges and churches starting in October. Yuan’s story is similar to others...