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MN Congress members, Senators urge HHS to preserve LGBTQ questions in elder survey

Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, and Reps. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum are among 68 members of Congress urging the Department of Health...

MN lawmakers introduce bill for Council on LGBTQI Minnesotans

Thirty-eight DFLers and one Republican have introduced a bill to create a Council on LGBTQI Minnesotans. Under the bill, the council “must work for...

MN House members introduce resolution urging an end to anti-gay persecution in Chechnya

Minnesota DFL House members -- and one GOP House member -- have introduced a resolution urging a halt to the persecution of gay and...

Anti-LGBTQ groups, politicians target MN school safety center over proposed transgender inclusion toolkit

Anti-LGBTQ groups have launched a campaign urging their supporters to contact state agencies and demand an end to planned transgender inclusive school policies. The...

All of Minnesota DFL Congressional delegation sponsors Equality Act

Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken are among the 45 co-sponsors of the Equality Act in the United States Senate, and Reps. Keith Ellison,...

MN DFLers introduce resolution condemning anti-gay persecution in Chechnya

Minnesota state senators have introduced a resolution urging a halt to the persecution of gay and bisexual men in the Russian republic of Chechnya....

On 10th anniversary, MN Transgender Health Coalition read into congressional record

For years, the Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition has been trans people building community and providing support for trans people at 3405 Chicago Avenue. On...

Anti-LGBTQ groups press Anoka-Hennepin schools to reject gender inclusion and trans equity

On Monday, March 20, the Minnesota Family Council and several other local and national anti-LGBTQ groups urged the Anoka-Hennepin School Board to reject transgender...

Rep. Gruenhagen authors bill to ban gender inclusive workplace, public accomodations

On Tuesday, Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, a Republican from Glencoe, introduced a bill to ban transgender people from using the restroom at their place of...

MN bill would grant retroactive marriage rights to surviving same-sex spouses

A trio of DFL senators introduced a bill on Wednesday that would retroactively grant marriage rights to civilly married same-sex couples where one spouse...