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The National: More Details Emerge in Anti-Gay Pogrom

Confirming last week's speculation, KenyaImagine lays out in chilling detail how religious leaders in Mtwapa, Kenya organized and directed Friday's anti-gay lynch mobs with...

Bachmann sponsors anti-LGBT adoption bill

A new bill offered in the U.S. House and Senate would allow adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT people, according to national LGBT groups....

Protesting For Equality A Father-Daughter Tradition

For St. Louis Park attorney Bill Starr and his daughter Becca, Saturday's protest at the Capitol against a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban...

Where Are You Safe? Know Your Local Hate Crimes Laws

National Public Radio has a great interactive map showing which states have hate crimes legislation based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, or...

The National: Marriage Is What Brings DC Together Today

After the Supreme Court refused to block DC's same-gender marriage (a move which offers a tantilizing opportunity to speculate on any potential Supreme Court...

The National: Supreme Court – Anti-Gay Activists Must Reveal Names

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court sided with supporters of Washington state's civil union law, ruling that organizers of a petition drive to put a...

New Epic Theater’s The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer is a must see

Oftentimes I am skeptical of plays covering the AIDS epidemic -- it's not because I'm blind or ignorant to the horror of the crisis...

Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Same-Gender Marriage Ban

Today, the Wisconsin state Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case of William C. McConkey v. J. B. Van Hollen, upholding the state's...

Minnesota company accused of discrimination against transgender employee

A Minnesota-based company is facing a lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that alleges the company discriminated against a transgender employee....

Documentary premiere of Free CeCe showing at Twin Cities Film Festival — this weekend

By now most of The Column's readers probably now about the infuriating story CeCe McDonald's imprisonment, but just in case, here's a (very short)...