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McCollum, Walz want answers about Trump’s trans troop ban

Minnesota Reps. Betty McCollum and Tim Walz were among 114 members of Congress seeking answers from Defense Secretary James Mattis about Trump’s order banning...

Reps. Walz, McCollum, Ellison urge Trump to reverse ban on transgender troops

In a letter to Donald Trump on Tuesday, 143 Congressional Democrats -- including Reps. Tim Walz, Betty McCollum, and Keith Ellison -- urged the...

OutFront Minnesota calls for ‘immediate impeachment’ of President Trump

OutFront Minnesota, the state’s largest organization working toward LGBTQ equity, announced on Tuesday that it was calling for the immediate impeachment of President Trump....

Settlement reached in Nova Academy anti-transgender discrimination case

A settlement has been reached in a discrimination complaint brought by the parents of a transgender child against a St. Paul charter school. Gender...

Sens. Klobuchar, Franken urge Secretary Mattis to reject Trump’s ban on transgender troops

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken are among 45 members of the United States Senate urging Secretary of Defense James Mattis to reject President...

Minnesota’s AG joins 18 states in opposing Trump’s ban on transgender military members

Minnesota's Attorney General is among 19 state attorneys general that have sent a letter to leaders in Congress opposing President Trump's proposed ban on...

Many MN elected officials and candidates decry Trump’s ban on transgender troops

Minnesota candidates and elected officials are condemning President Trump's tweets last week that call for banning transgender people from serving in the military. LGBTQ...

Trans school safety toolkit adopted by MDE council after hours of testimony

After a contentious debate, a toolkit that provides information to schools on how to create a safer and more equitable school environment for transgender...

MN GOP Reps. Lewis, Paulsen, Emmer vote to deny healthcare for transgender troops

On Thursday, July 13, Minnesota Republican Reps. Jason Lewis, Erik Paulsen, and Tom Emmer voted on an amendment that would deny transition-related healthcare to...

MN anti-LGBTQ groups to rally against proposed transgender school safety toolkit

Anti-LGBTQ groups are encouraging their supporters to show up at a meeting of the Minnesota Department of Education’s School Safety and Technical Assistance Center...