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ACLU files motion on behalf of Virginia, Minn. transgender teen

The American Civil Liberties Union and its Minnesota chapter have filed a motion on behalf of a transgender student in Virginia, Minn. In early...

Ellison pushes for LGBT inclusive immigration reform

Rep. Keith Ellison expressed his "strong support" for immigration reform that includes same-sex couples in a letter to President Obama on Friday. Ellison, along...

Around the Region: Region’s companies score high on equality

Iowa *Two Iowa companies scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index: Principal Financial Group and Rockwell Collins Inc. *A West...

Around the Region: Iowa lawmaker calls Westboro Baptist Church ‘domestic terrorists’

Iowa *The saga of a University of Iowa’s women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum continues as the university reassigned her partner after Griesbaum sued for...

How Do You Stop Bullying?

Following the tragic deaths of Justin Aaberg, Tyler Clementi, Asher Brown, and Billy Lucas, much of the United States has been transfixed by the...

Around the Region: Iowa church sues civil rights commission over trans-inclusion

Iowa A national anti-LGBTQ group and a Des Moines church have filed a preemptive suit against the Iowa Civil Rights Commission over transgender rights, the...

‘We Are the Levinsons’ misses the mark on much, including transgender representation

Several months ago, I was very excited to hear that the Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company had selected a show about “love and acceptance” featuring...

The National: Day 1 of Prop 8 Trial – Srsly Lame Argument

How can a lawyer say this with a straight face? (via The Bilerico Project) "Marriage is for a child whose mom and dad had a...

MN Family Council calls marriage discrimination case ‘sexual fascism’

The Minnesota Family Council is lashing out at the Minnesota Department of Human Rights because the department negotiated a settlement between a same-sex couple...

Arts and Culture Calendar for April 15-22

Mad Shaw Menagerie April! We're back kiddies. The talented cast of Mad Shaw Menagerie is back at The Saloon MN NEXT WEEK! Performances...