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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...

When’s the Last Time You Went for a Nice Ride?

With the unseasonably warm weather we have been enjoying come all kinds of perks.  The lilacs are already in full bloom, BBQ grills are...

Ride, Drink, Pee

They're back from the ride.  Yesterday the tired but safe Red Ribbon Riders returned from their 4 day, 300 mile journey.  The Red Ribbon...

Lorraine Teel steps down from helm at Minnesota AIDS Project

Lorraine Teel, executive director of the Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP), will step down this month after 20 years at the state's largest AIDS service...

Same-sex couples to benefit from Obama health care memo

President Obama issued a memorandum late last week directing medical personnel to end discrimination against same-sex couples in hospital visitation. All hospitals that receive...

Community forum to focus on HIV and the law

With news of an individual charged with allegedly spreading HIV in the media in recent weeks, the Minnesota AIDS Project is hosting a community...

WI Rep. Tammy Baldwin — Why care about healthcare?

Southern Wisconsin's Representative Tammy Baldwin - probably the highest-profile lesbian in national politics - issued a short video yesterday, arguing that LGBT Americans should...

White House to Host HIV Townhall in Minneapolis

What disease, in 2007, killed just under 39 times the number killed so far by the H1N1 "Swine Flu" virus, but has no national-level...

Rainy day fund needed to save the Sexual Violence Center?

Facing an enormous budget crunch brought on by the elimination of Minnesota's system of providing healthcare for the homeless and the poorest of the...

McCollum urges FDA to change ban on gay organ donors

Rep. Betty McCollum is one of 60 members of Congress asking the Food and Drug Administration to re-evaluate the 5-year deferral on organ donations...