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GOP, Tea Parties forge ties with anti-gay group to stop safe schools bill

Minnesota Republicans, the Tea Party, and the religious right are teaming up to stop a bill that aims to make schools safer. As the legislative...

Bishop Quinn: Church’s position on anti-gay marriage amendment is based on reason not...

In a video message to supporters, Bishop John Quinn of the Diocese of Winona tells Catholics that its not the church's fault that it...

Billboards against anti-bullying bill confuse residents

An anti-LGBT group has posted a billboard in in the Iron Range community of Hibbing and it’s creating a stir. The Minnesota Child Protection...

Special Report: The Right’s 5-year anti-LGBT campaign to stop safe schools

The Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act became law this month despite a 5-year misinformation campaign waged by conservative Christians and right-wing politicians at...

Bullying in Minnesota: A look at the data

Though bullying is gradually declining in Minnesota, more than 40 percent of students still report some type of bullying in public schools. The Safe...

MN GOPers introduce anti-transgender bill that targets schools

An anti-transgender bill was introduced in the Minnesota House on Wednesday that could scale back gender-inclusive schools policies across the state if passed. HF0041...

Right to discriminate bill introduced in Minnesota House

Republicans in the Minnesota House introduced prefiled a bill that would allow people, organizations, and businesses to refuse service to same-sex couples based on...

MN Rep. Abigail Whelan: ‘Evil’ gender fluidity is ‘one of the biggest problems’

In an interview on Friday, Apr. 22, with religious right broadcaster AM 980 KKMS, Rep. Abigail Whelan, a Republican from Anoka, and Sen. Warren...

Catholics to hold St. Paul prayer vigil against gay marriage

Marriage equality may be the law of the land in Minnesota, but the Catholic hierarchy is still in a state of protest. Next Wednesday,...

57A: GOP candidate criticizes opponents LGBT ‘lifestyle,’ family,

A House candidate in Apple Valley used race and sexual orientation to criticize her opponent at a recent GOP convention. Ali Jimenez-Hopper earned the...