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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...

Around the Region: South Dakotan sues over anti-transgender discrimination in state health plan

South Dakota A transgender South Dakotan is suing the state over anti-transgender health plan discrimination, the Argus Leader reports: A South Dakota state employee is challenging...

MN attorney general joins brief in support of Georgia lesbian’s discrimination lawsuit

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, together with 17 state attorneys general, last week filed an amicus brief in support of a Georgia lesbian who...

McCollum, Walz want answers about Trump’s trans troop ban

Minnesota Reps. Betty McCollum and Tim Walz were among 114 members of Congress seeking answers from Defense Secretary James Mattis about Trump’s order banning...

Out North Brings Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ History To TPT On October 16th

Out North – MNLGBTQ History dusts off important stories from the annals of queer history and brings them to your living room starting on...