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Pawlenty: ‘Never agree’ that same-sex couples are like married couples

Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty started the week by claiming that same-sex couples should not have marriage rights and that the nation needs more God....

Target Says Boycotts Did Not Hurt Its Bottom Line

In an interview with the magazine Advertising Age, a Target Corp spokesperson claimed that this summer's boycotts did not dent its profits, even though...

Mini-Equality March

From noon to 1pm this Sunday, there will be a rally in solidarity with the National Equality March, going on in Washington D.C. on...

Anti-gay marriage amendment supporters raise $1.4 million

Minnesota for Marriage, a coalition supporting the amendment to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota, reported raising $1.4 million towards the amendment fight. That's about...

Stonewall DFL endorses Susan Allen, Mohamud Noor for special elections

The Stonewall DFL endorsed two candidates on Sunday for two special elections schedules to take place in early January. The LGBT group endorsed Mohamud...

2010 An Important Year for the LGBT Community; Get Involved

2009 has passed us. The LGBT Community in Minnesota had an almost perfect year when the Minnesota Legislature unanimously passed the Safe-Schools Bill, only...

Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cunningham make history; elected to Minneapolis City Council

Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cuningham won their bids for Minneapolis City Council on Tuesday, making them the first two transgender people of color elected...

Minnesota for Marriage responds to Freedom to Marry’s ad

In an interview with the Christian Post, Minnesota for Marriage communications director Chuck Darrell, to an ad by Freedom to Marry that is currently...

Scenes from the Minnesota Safe Schools for All Rally

On Monday, the rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol building was packed with young people eager to see the Safe and Supportive Schools Act...

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...