Saturday, August 18, 2018

Commentary: MinnPost, Academia and the Failure of Trans Reporting

It didn't take long for the MinnPost article called "What does Caitlyn Jenner’s ‘Vanity Fair’ cover mean for the transgender kid in rural Minnesota?"...

Editorial: GOP ignores local control principles in favor of anti-transgender policies

In 2014, Republicans were unanimous in their opposition to the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act, an anti-bullying bill that they said would diminish...

Minnesota’s SF 1543 to codify gender and sex by anatomy

The Minnesota GOP has introduced a comprehensive bill that will eliminate all gender inclusive policies adopted by all Minnesota School districts and repeal the...

Editorial: For LGBT students, the difference a school board can make is huge

Events of the last month have demonstrated the drastic difference that leadership on a local school board can make for the safety of students...

Editorial: On child protection legislation, where is the Child Protection League?

The Minnesota Child Protection League was founded in 2013 by a half-dozen politically-connected conservative Christian women. The name suggests that the group is committed...

Community Voices: An Open Letter to Twin Cities Pride, This Year’s Theme Should Be...

Dear Scott Feldman, the rest of the Board of Directors for Twin Cities Pride, and the rest of the Staff of Twin Cities Pride I...

Commentary: Urban-rural squabbles are harmful to LGBT communties

When Republicans retook the Minnesota House in November it sparked a conversation about Minnesota’s rural-urban divide. The party, candidates, and especially outside groups spent...

Shine the sunlight on anti-LGBT forces at the MN Capitol

"Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants." U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously said those words in a 1913 interview with...

Does a Butch Woman have Cis-Privilege? Absolutely!

Slate recently ran an article titled, "I'm a Butch Woman. Do I Have Cis Privilege?" In the article, Vanessa Vitiello Urquhart stated, "I was...

Uncle Walt is Brazen

There aren't many times at the theater when you experience talent from both veteran and beginning thespians.  Uncle Walt is one of those rare...