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Minneapolis City Council approves Life Time Fitness contract

Life Time Fitness came under scrutiny at the Minneapolis City Council last week because the chain of fitness centers does not offer domestic partner...

Ask Mrs. Pederson – Dear Scarlet Letter

  Scarlet Letter writes in: I recently developed a rash and went to see my doctor who diagnosed as a fungal issue and put me on...

Weekend Preview Plus 3-3-2011 through 3-13-11

Muffins: It is difficult to even imagine what you are all up to in the hinterland.  No doubt it is fun and refreshing (what with...

RECLAIM rising from the ashes: LGBT youth clinic provides holistic mental health

After the 2008 stock market crash, many non-profits died untimely deaths, including a few local LGBT social service organizations. Thanks to a big...

Thanks, Al: FDA “Revisiting” Gay Blood Ban

Thanks in part to efforts by 18 US Senators, including Sen. Al Franken, the Food and Drug Administration has announced they will be reexamining...

HIV rates jump in Minnesota: A Search For Answers

Why? When it comes to this year's double-digit increase in HIV rates among Minnesotans, that's a simple question with a very complex answer.

MN: Lawsuit alleges gender identity discrimination by HealthPartners, Essentia

A mother in Ada, Minn., just north of the Fargo-Moorhead area, is suing HealthPartners and Essentia Health for violating Title VII, the Minnesota Human...

Sex Ed Will Make You Gay, Says President of the Minnesota Family Council

Sexually-Transmitted Infections are on the rise among Minnesota teens, but current law do enough to teach comprehensive sexual health education that would help both...

Weekend Preview Plus – 2/17 through 3/5/2011

Muffins: I must admit to you that Jody Koenig completed my work (with some input of course) on last week's WPP.  I was therefore able...

Rep. Ellison to host LGBT health panel

Rep. Keith Ellison is hosting a panel discussion on LGBT health in Fridley on March 19. The panel, titled, “Creating Healthy LGBTQ Communities,” will...