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Daddy: A Queer Variety Show and Dance Night

It would seem that Minneapolis is not lacking in inclusive queer night life; we have some of the best LGBTQ+ bars I have ever...

Trans school safety toolkit adopted by MDE council after hours of testimony

After a contentious debate, a toolkit that provides information to schools on how to create a safer and more equitable school environment for transgender...

MN GOP Reps. Lewis, Paulsen, Emmer vote to deny healthcare for transgender troops

On Thursday, July 13, Minnesota Republican Reps. Jason Lewis, Erik Paulsen, and Tom Emmer voted on an amendment that would deny transition-related healthcare to...

MN anti-LGBTQ groups to rally against proposed transgender school safety toolkit

Anti-LGBTQ groups are encouraging their supporters to show up at a meeting of the Minnesota Department of Education’s School Safety and Technical Assistance Center...

Around the Region: Iowa’s Rep. King makes anti-transgender comments from House floor

Iowa Rep. Steve King sought to add anti-transgender amendments a defense authorization bill, according to Windy City Media: One Iowa Executive Director Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel issued...

Around the Region: Black Hills celebrates Pride

South Dakota The Black Hills Pride Festival took place over the weekend, Black Hills Fox reports: The 6th annual Black Hills Pride Festival took place...

Spotlight on the Arts: Lyssa Sparrow

Storytelling is an incredibly underrated, almost underground artistic medium, and the storytelling community here in the Twin Cities is overflowing with LGBTQ+ artists aching...

Queering the Tarot: The Five and Seven of Wands

Today here at “Queering the Tarot,” we've reached two of the hardest cards to face in the deck. The Five and Seven of Swords...

Around the Region: CA bans state travel to SD over anti-LGBTQ laws

South Dakota The Argus Leader compiled the number of same-sex marriage performed in South Dakota in the two years after marriage equality became the law: So...

Twin Cities Queer Arts Must-Sees for July

Welcome back to the Queer Arts Must Sees, The Column's awesome monthly round up of great Twin Cities arts events being produced, performed, or...