Thursday, October 22, 2020

Why did Star Tribune ask anti-LGBTQ group about LGBTQ health?

On February 22, the Star Tribune previewed the Rainbow Health Initiative’s Opportunity Conference, a two-day event at the University of Minnesota focusing on advancing...

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: 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?"...

Commentary: Charlie Sheen and a New Conversation about HIV

Today, for the first time since Magic Johnson's disclosure in 1991, we're beginning a much-overdue national conversation about HIV and AIDS in the wake...

Creating a more equitable Minnesota through journalism

Investigative journalism is an important part of the struggle for equity. Journalism is the means by which discriminatory practices, bad actors, and anti-social ideas...

MN Child Protection League Continues its Assault on LGBT Community

Content provided by ClaireOverThere and republished with permission. To read more of Claire-Renee Kohner’s writing, visit clairekohner.wordpress.com. The MN Child Protection League Action PAC ...

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...

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...