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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...

Ban on gay marriage, gender inclusive bathrooms part of 2016 Minnesota GOP platform

The Republican Party of Minnesota released its party platform last week, and it continues to be the most anti-LGBTQ platform in the history of...

Around the Region: Region’s cities rated on LGBT-inclusion

South Dakota None of South Dakota's large cities scored 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index, Black Hills Fox reports: A new study...

Justin’s Gift to screen Same Difference, an anti-bullying documentary

Justin’s Gift, a nonprofit in the Anoka-Hennepin School District area dedicated to youth and anti-bullying, will screen the documentary Same Difference at an event...

Bachmann: LGBT community wants to “prey on children sexually”

Rep. Michele Bachmann, speaking on Faith and Liberty, a program at Ohio Christian University, said that the LGBT community wants to abolish age of...

Around the Region: IA pastor suggests death for LGBTs at event with Huckabee, Cruz,...

Iowa Religious right figurehead Kevin Swanson organized an event that was attended by GOP presidential hopefuls over the weekend. Swanson has repeatedly called for the...

Two injured in shooting at 19 Bar

Two people were injured in a shooting on Wednesday evening at the 19 Bar in Loring Park in Minneapolis. According to police dispatch audio,...

Trans-Violence Part 2: Interview with Allison Woolbert

Part 2 in a 3 Part Series. Click here to read Part 1. She began to rush me screaming a series of transphobic slurs in...

Bragging on Minneapolis: The top 10 ways the city made LGBT history

Minneapolis has shaped national LGBT politics in subtle and profound ways. San Francisco and New York City are often credited as the cradle of...

Police reveal additional details about Ty Hoffman’s run from authorities

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s office released new information about the whereabouts of Ty Hoffman before and after he allegedly murdered LGBT community leader Kelly...