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Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cunningham make history; elected to Minneapolis City Council

Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cuningham won their bids for Minneapolis City Council on Tuesday, making them the first two transgender people of color elected...

MN DFLers urge Supreme Court to reject discrimination

Minnesota’s elected officials -- all DFLers -- were among hundreds that sent amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court, urging the court to...

Around the Region: Madison diocese doubles down on discrimination in last rites

Wisconsin The Madison Diocese is doubling down on its suggestion that priests should not provide last rites to LGBTQ people, Wisconsin State Journal reports: The...

MN Faith leaders ask U.S. Supreme Court to rule against LGBTQ discrimination

Faith leaders from every corner of Minnesota sent an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court, urging the court to reject the religious...

Queering the Tarot: Knight of Swords

If Swords is our suit of air, logic and communication, the Knight is a fighter who will fight to be heard and make sure...

Twin Cities Queer Arts Must Sees in November

Welcome back to the Queer Arts Must Sees, our awesome round up of great Twin Cities arts events being produced, performed, or otherwise directly...

BECAUSE conference to celebrate 25 years of bisexual visibility, organizing

In 1992, a handful of bi+ activists gathered in Minneapolis to network, to build community and power, and to educate others. Twenty-five years later,...

Around the Region: WI bishop suggests people in same-sex relationships shouldn’t receive funeral rites

Wisconsin The Madison Catholic Diocese has stoked outrage after it told priests that they should reconsider providing last rites to people in same-sex relationships, the...

Minneapolis Transgender candidates get boost from BreakThrough PAC

A new national political action committee committed to electing transgender people into office is ramping up efforts in two Minneapolis city council races. The...

St. Paul and Minneapolis earn perfect scores on LGBTQ equality index

Minnesota’s cities had a mixed record on LGBTQ equality, according to the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index released last week. St. Paul and...