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MN lawmakers introduce bill for Council on LGBTQI Minnesotans

Thirty-eight DFLers and one Republican have introduced a bill to create a Council on LGBTQI Minnesotans. Under the bill, the council “must work for...

MN House members introduce resolution urging an end to anti-gay persecution in Chechnya

Minnesota DFL House members -- and one GOP House member -- have introduced a resolution urging a halt to the persecution of gay and...

Anti-LGBTQ groups, politicians target MN school safety center over proposed transgender inclusion toolkit

Anti-LGBTQ groups have launched a campaign urging their supporters to contact state agencies and demand an end to planned transgender inclusive school policies. The...

All of Minnesota DFL Congressional delegation sponsors Equality Act

Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken are among the 45 co-sponsors of the Equality Act in the United States Senate, and Reps. Keith Ellison,...

MN DFLers introduce resolution condemning anti-gay persecution in Chechnya

Minnesota state senators have introduced a resolution urging a halt to the persecution of gay and bisexual men in the Russian republic of Chechnya....

Around the Region: Former U of I coach wins $1.4 million in anti-LGBT discrimination...

Iowa A jury in Iowa sided with a former athletic administrator who said she was discriminated against at the University of Iowa for being a...

Community continues to press for transgender-inclusion at Anoka-Hennepin School District

At the Monday, April 24, meeting of the Anoka-Hennepin School Board, dozens of transgender community members, parents of transgender children, and allies to transgender...

20% Theatre Company’s Q-Stages is bringing queerness, quirk, and…otters? to Intermedia Arts

20% Theatre Company is back starting this weekend with their annual Q-Stage performances, four shows over two weekends that allow emerging queer artists and...

Queering the Tarot: the King of Wands

In the first deck I ever truly learned tarot on, the King of Wands sits on his throne looking excited, determined, and kind. This...

Around the Region: SD Christian soup kitchen turns away transgender woman

South Dakota A Christian organization running a shelter refused to provide a meal to a Two-Spirit transgender woman, KDLT reports: A Sioux Falls transgender woman...