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Around the Region: Iowa’s Rep. King wants ban on trans people using Capitol bathrooms

Iowa Iowa Rep. Steve King wants to ban transgender people from using the bathroom at the U.S. Capitol and surrounding buildings, the Washington Blade reports:...

Stonewall DFL names David De Grio the 2014 Allan Spear Award winner

Stonewall DFL, the LGBT caucus in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party named David De Grio the 2014 Allan Spear Award winner. The award is named after...

Duluth’s giant human valentine for marriage equality

More than one hundred red-clad supporters of marriage equality created a human valentine at the First United Methodist Church in Duluth on Sunday. Here's video...

Could #blacklivesmatter be the theme for Twin Cities LGBT Pride 2015?

A campaign on Facebook is urging Twin Cities Pride to adopt #blacklivesmatter as the 2015 theme for the month-long series of events memorializing the...

The National: Marriage in DC, Fred Phelps Before the Supreme Court

Same-gender marriages began today in Washington D.C. Meet the happy couple in this profile in the Washington Post. (via AmericaBlog) Elsewhere... D.C. - The...

Three MN professors among those claiming marriage equality leads to 900,000 abortions

On Tuesday, The Washington Post’s Wonkblog led with the title “No, gay marriage will not cause 900,000 abortions.” Writer Christopher Ingraham was responding to...

“Prop Ain’t” – Federal Judge Overturns Proposition 8

A few moments ago, federal Judge Vaughn Walker issued his ruling in the Perry v. Schwarzenegger case. It's little surprise to anyone...

Gadfly Theatre to present Vile Affections

Gadfly Theatre Productions, a queer and feminist theater company in the Twin Cities, is presenting Vile Affections, a play about the first recorded lesbian...

Around the Region: ACLU sues WI university system for failure to provide trans health...

Wisconsin The ACLU is suing the state's university system because it won't provide transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, according to a statement: The American Civil Liberties...

Bachmann to raise funds for anti-gay public school ministry

On Nov. 12, Rep. Michele Bachmann will be the headliner at a fundraiser for You Can Run But You Cannot Hide, an anti-gay ministry...