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44 MN House Republicans back ban on transgender employees using the bathroom

A striking fourty-four Republicans have cosponsored a bill in the Minnesota House that would block businesses and other employers from providing gender-neutral restrooms or...

Bachmann: Gays can marry partners of opposite sex

Michele Bachmann told a crowd in Iowa on Wednesday that if gays and lesbians want to marry they already have that right: They can...

St. Olaf alum becomes first transgender woman hired by White House

Raffi Freedman-Gurspan made history on Tuesday when she became the first transgender woman to be hired by the White House. Freedman-Gurspan, a 2009 graduate...

Anti-gay jokester running for office, gay group says it’s not funny

Candidate Jim Hagedorn, who is running for the Republican endorsement to unseat Rep. Tim Walz, took anti-gay tirades off his blog before announcing a...

MN GOP Senators want to block transgender employees from using the bathroom

Republicans in the Minnesota Senate introduced a bill on Friday that would block businesses and other employers from providing gender-neutral restrooms or from enacting...

Odds and Ends: What would Jesus do if he voted in November?

The anti-gay marriage amendment continues to be the topic of conversation on Minnesota's editorial pages. And the Minnesota Twins will create an It Gets...

Pine City Pride Brings a Rainbow of Love!

This year’s 2010 Pine City Pride was a soggy but well attended event that focused on love and the celebration of commitments. Emceed by...

MN House Republicans to ask State Fair-goers about anti-transgender laws

The Republican majority of the Minnesota House wants to know if attendees at the Minnesota State Fair support laws barring transgender Minnesotans from using...

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....

Comic book pushes for marriage equality in Minnesota

Non-profit Love and micro-publisher 2D Cloud have teamed up on a comic book called Little Heart in the hopes it will help usher in...