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Vote no campaign draws big name support

As August comes to a close and the campaigns involved in the anti-gay marriage amendment move to full steam, opponents of the amendment have...

Franken pushes for federal anti-bullying measures

Sen. Al Franken urged Congress to pass strong anti-bullying protections for LGBT students at a press conference on Thursday. Franken is the author of...

Franken and McCollum introduce bill to bar discrimination in adoption and foster care

Sen. Al Franken and Rep. Betty McCollum are among 48 House members and 12 Senators that introduced the Every Child Deserves a Family Act,...

Bachmann campaign staffer says gay marriage will lead to a woman marrying the Eiffel...

Michele Bachmann's Iowa campaign co-chair met up with Bob Vander Plaats of the Family Leader to talk about the implications of same-sex marriage --...

Pioneer Press fails to identify anti-LGBT lobbyist in bullying report

Coverage of an anti-bullying bill should have identified marriage equality opponent. The paper put together a comprehensive look at the debate over the Safe...

Lawmaker’s ex-gay friend: any “Al Sharpton-like response to Ferguson verdict” is like Nazism

Content provided by Bluestem Prairie and republished with permission. For more in-depth news from Greater Minnesota, check out Bluestemprairie.com. Kevin Petersen, who campaigned with state...

Minnesota’s religious right apocalyptic as Minnesota passes marriage equality

The Minnesota Legislature passed marriage equality earlier this week and on Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton signed the measure into law. Starting August 1, same-sex...

Community urges lawmakers to drop religious right-backed anti-trans bill

Transgender Minnesotans, their parents, friends, and allies spoke out at a hearing on Tuesday over a bill that would -- opponents said -- effectively...

Former Bachmann staffers now working to pass her anti-gay marriage amendment

Rep. Michele Bachmann was the founder of the anti-gay marriage amendment that is slated for the 2012 ballot in Minnesota, and her former staffers...

Maine Catholic Churches Collecting to Fight Marriage Equality

When is politics not politics? When the Catholic Bishop of Maine is asking for money to help the Church wade into the political marriage...