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They/Them Project celebrates, demystifies non-binary gender through photography, video

There have been some powerful photography series' in the LGBTQ+ arts community over the last couple of years that beautifully capture an individual's identity...

Around the Region: ACLU sues WI university system for failure to provide trans health...

Wisconsin The ACLU is suing the state's university system because it won't provide transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, according to a statement: The American Civil Liberties...

‘Lightning Rod’ Shocks and Thrills Starting Friday

“An artist is a lightning rod, and has a responsibility to catch that electricity in the air...to listen to the world and provide opportunities...

SOY will close after 14 years of serving LGBTQ Hmong community

Shades of Yellow (SOY) started in 2003 as an informal social and safe space for Hmong LGBTQ Minnesotans and grew to become a celebrated...

On 10th anniversary, MN Transgender Health Coalition read into congressional record

For years, the Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition has been trans people building community and providing support for trans people at 3405 Chicago Avenue. On...

Queering the Queen of Wands

Queering the Queens and Kings of any suit gets a little bit tricky, and is in fact where a lot of students get caught...

Anti-LGBTQ groups press Anoka-Hennepin schools to reject gender inclusion and trans equity

On Monday, March 20, the Minnesota Family Council and several other local and national anti-LGBTQ groups urged the Anoka-Hennepin School Board to reject transgender...

Rep. Gruenhagen authors bill to ban gender inclusive workplace, public accomodations

On Tuesday, Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, a Republican from Glencoe, introduced a bill to ban transgender people from using the restroom at their place of...

Spotlight on the Arts: Hieu Minh Nguyen

There are poets who address deeply personal issues in a way that crawls under your skin and sticks with you, in a way that...

Around the Region: Communities rally for trans equity in Iowa, Wisconsin

Wisconsin A rally for transgender rights was held in Appleton last week, the Post Crescent reports: Nearly 300 people gathered in Houdini Plaza to advocate...