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MN bill would grant retroactive marriage rights to surviving same-sex spouses

A trio of DFL senators introduced a bill on Wednesday that would retroactively grant marriage rights to civilly married same-sex couples where one spouse...

Ellison urges AG Sessions to investigate murders of trans women of color

Rep. Keith Ellison sent a letter to Attorney General Jess Sessions on Friday urging the Office of the Attorney General to investigate recent murders...

Franken sends letter to Secretary DeVos demanding answers on Title IX and transgender inclusion

Sen. Al Franken co-signed a letter along with five other U.S. Senators seeking answers from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos following DeVos' decision to rescind...

Around the Region: SD governor signs bill to allow anti-LGBTQ discrimination in adoption services

South Dakota South Dakota's governor has signed a bill that allows faith-based adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ people, South Dakota Public Radio reports:...

The Big Fat Comedy Hour debuts at Lush

Sarah McPeck is a local lesbian comedian who's already made quite a name for herself here in the Twin Cities (and has, in fact,...

Ban on conversion therapy introduced at MN Capitol

Bills to prohibit state funding for therapy that attempts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity, and to prohibit its use with...

Gadfly Theatre to debut “And Then They fell”

The queer and feminist theatre company, Gadfly Theatre Productions, will debut And Then They Fell in mid-march. And Then They Fell by Tira Palmquist...

Why did Star Tribune ask anti-LGBTQ group about LGBTQ health?

On February 22, the Star Tribune previewed the Rainbow Health Initiative’s Opportunity Conference, a two-day event at the University of Minnesota focusing on advancing...

Nineteen attorneys general ask Supreme Court for trans inclusion. Where’s Minnesota?

Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a transgender student from Virginia who is...

Around the Region: SD lawmakers pass bill allowing anti-LGBTQ discrimination in adoption

South Dakota A bill to legalize discrimination in adoption is headed to the governor's desk for signature, the Human Rights Campaign said in a statement:...