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Dibble says anti-bullying bill dropped from special session

Sen. Scott Dibble explains why the Safe Schools for All bill was not offered during the special session on Monday. Dibble was set to...

Pawlenty takes heat from LGBT groups over anti-trans comments

Gov. Tim Pawlenty's statements about laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination has drawn the ire of LGBT rights groups. Last week, Pawlenty told Newsweek...

Poll: 80 percent of MN says gay marriage has positive or no effect on...

A new poll released by Public Policy Polling shows that most Minnesotans the new marriage equality law passed in 2013 has had no effect...

LGBT rights, websites and Minnesota’s candidates for Governor

Caucuses are coming up next Tuesday and with so many candidates and so much information to look at, we condensed the LGBT content in...

A Healthy Minnesota 2020 without LGBT?

The Minnesota Department of Health is putting together "Healthy Minnesota 2020," a statewide health improvement plan that aims to improve the health of Minnesotans....

Sen. Franken urges equitable health care for transgender veterans

In a late-September letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Sen. Al Franken and nine Democratic U.S. Senators -- and one independent -- called...

Minnesota for Marriage posts billboards

Minnesota for Marriage is placing 25 billboards in urban areas across the Twin Cities, Duluth, St. Cloud and Rochester. KSTP has a picture of one...

Franken, Ellison, McCollum file brief urging courts to add sexual orientation to Civil Rights...

Sen. Al Franken, and Reps. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum are among 128 members of Congress urging a New York Court to rule that...

Jeff Wilfahrt files to run for Minnesota House

Jeff Wilfahrt has been a strong voice against a proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution banning rights for same-sex couples, and he intends to...

Pawlenty to headline anti-LGBTQ fundraiser

Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who has yet to announce a run for governor despite assembling a campaign infrastructure, is slated to headline the annual...