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Anti-gay trio testifies against LGBT-inclusive bullying legislation

The Safe and Supportive Schools Act passed important committees in the Minnesota House and Senate in the past week despite efforts by three figureheads...

Gov. Dayton issues ban on non-essential travel to Mississippi over anti-LGBTQ law

In a letter to state employees on Wednesday, Gov. Mark Dayton issued a ban on non-essential travel to Mississippi after that state’s governor signed...

MN Senate blocks anti-transgender amendment

On Wednesday afternoon, the Minnesota Senate defeated an amendment that would have repealed transgender-inclusive policies of local school districts. During debate on an omnibus...

The National: Just What Did He Promise?

Since we don't really publish on weekends, we missed much of the big news around the National Equality March. The short story: Obama...

Franken urges inclusion of LGBT kids in civil rights law

At an oversight hearing of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division on Tuesday, Sen. Al Franken questioned assistant attorney general Thomas Perez about including...

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...

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...

“Father of Prop 8” coming to Minnesota in October

Archbishop-designate Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco will be headlining, "God's Plan for Marriage" at the Diocese of Duluth's 2012 Assembly in late-October, according to...

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...

New Bachmann Comic Out: “Stop Your Gayness!”

With the aid of snark, Michelle Bachmann's anti-gay campaign is - er - memorialized in the newest volume of Bill Prendergast's epic comic book...