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Video: Stand up to NOM’s Shameful Behavior in Minnesota

Matt from Stop8.org has a video focusing on a television ad by the National Organization for Marriage and the Minnesota Family Council. The video...

Anti-gay marriage amendment opponents raise $4.6 million

Minnesotans United for all Families, the coalition working to defeat a constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying, announced on Tuesday that they had...

MN GOP to same-sex couples: No rights even in death

On Monday, Republicans in the Minnesota Senate shot down an amendment that would have allowed same-sex couples access to medical records when one partner...

Gauthier drops out

"There is just too much going on," is how Rep. Terry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, described his decision to forgo re-election. He broke the news to...

Gay Republicans offer “Drill baby, drill” condoms at Pride

CityPages spotted some entertaining political condoms at this year's Twin Cities Pride Festival. The condoms were handed out by the Minnesota chapter of the...

MN United launches petition urging NOM to disclose MN donors

Minnesotans United for All Families is out with a web-ad campaign and petition to put pressure on the National Organization for Marriage to disclose...

Anti-amendment forces getting big money

Opponents of the anti-gay marriage amendment got a huge cash infusion this week when a Michigan man gave $325,000 and the Human Rights Campaign...

Target may be the biggest MN Forward donor, but many more companies top the...

Retail giant, Target, became the subject of protests and boycotts following the revelation that the company had given $150,000 to MN Forward, a group...

Ellison, Franken, McCollum sponsor international LGBT rights bill

DFL Reps. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum, and Sen. Al Franken are co-sponsors of a bill that will make LGBT rights a priority for...