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DFLers led by Sen. Franken urge US Supreme Court to protect trans students

Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, and Reps. Rick Nolan, Keith Ellison, Betty McCollum, and Tim Walz have filed a brief with the United...

U of MN rally on Thursday to target Trump’s anti-trans policy, U of MN...

A rally is planned for Thursday at the University of Minnesota in response to the decision by the Trump administration to rescind safeguards for...

Queering the Tarot: The Knight of Wands

If I had to sum up the entire sight of Wands into one card, this is the rare suit where it wouldn't be the...

Spotlight on the Arts: Lisa Marie Brimmer

There are a handful of artists in the city who's talent and presence still intimidate me, people who I'm dying to work with but...

BlackQueerInk Ushers In New Era at Patrick’s Cabaret

Last month I had the honor of learning about Keno Evol and Black Table Arts, and I got to highlight black queer poets that...

MN GOP bill: Allow insurance companies to deny transgender health coverage

A bill introduced in the Minnesota House on Monday would allow health insurance companies to deny coverage to transgender Minnesotans seeking transition-related health care....

Spotlight on the Arts: Jay Simmons

I first met Jay Simmons (he/him/his) several years ago when I cast him as several different genders and roles in a production of QUEER!...

Minneapolis City Council creates Transgender Equity Council

On Friday, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed a resolution establishing a permanent 15-person council charged with providing the city council recommendations for policies...

Rep. Tim Walz joins Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus

Rep. Tim Walz is the newest member of the Minnesota Congressional delegation to join the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. The caucus “works toward the...

Game over: Game Sports Bar calls it quits?

Update 12:56pm 1/07/17: Game Sports Bar, the newest addition to Minneapolis’ LGBTQ bar scene, appears to have closed its doors for good on Sunday...