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Rep. Tim Walz joins Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus

Rep. Tim Walz is the newest member of the Minnesota Congressional delegation to join the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. The caucus “works toward the...

Minnesota for Marriage accuses opponents of lying about anti-gay marriage amendment

On a conference call with pastors in the four states voting on marriage-related initititives in November, Minnesota for Marriage chairman John Helmberger accused those...

No more potty patrol: Sartell editors call lawmakers out for anti-transgender legislation

Content provided by Bluestem Prairie and republished with permission. For more in-depth news from Greater Minnesota, check out Bluestemprairie.com. As Bluestem has pointed out in...

Klobuchar to vote for DOMA repeal

On Tuesday, state Sen. Scott Dibble of Minneapolis said he spoke with Sen. Amy Klobuchar's staff and that she would vote for a measure...

Pawlenty: Minnesotans should be allowed discriminate against transgender people

In 1993, Minnesota became the first state in the nation to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, ensuring that nobody could...

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...

Anti-LGBTQ Franklin Graham bringing his prayer tour to St. Paul

Franklin Graham, son of famed televangelist Billy Graham, is bringing his politically-charged, anti-LGBTQ prayer tour to St. Paul in June. Graham has been touring...

MN Republican lashes out at trans community, says gays can change orientation

Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, well known for his invective against the LGBT community, renewed his call for legislation outlawing transgender-inclusive workplaces and schools on Wednesday....

Despite sex scandal, Rep. Gauthier to continue campaign

Politics in Minnesota has the full press release of Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, who was under police investigation for allegedly engaging in sexual activity...

MPR calls Rep. Drazkowski’s claims about same-sex marriage “misleading”

Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, has been a fierce defender of the “marriage protection amendment” despite being divorced. He penned a column for the Red...