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Around the Region: Stevens Point passes transgender-inclusive housing protections

Wisconsin Stevens Point passed housing protections for transgender people, the Pointer reports: On Monday, Aug. 14, the Stevens Point Public Protection Committee met to discuss,...

Around the Region: Trump appointee has anti-LGBTQ history in Iowa

Iowa One of Trump's appointments to the Department of Agriculture has a history of making false and inflammatory comments about LGBTQ people, the Sioux City...

Around the Region: Fargo-Moorhead Pride spurs celebration and debate

North Dakota KVRR recaps Fargo-Moorhead Pride: A street of rainbows shined across Downtown Fargo after the early morning rain. The annual FM Pride Parade had their...

Around the Region: Trump ban on transgender servicemembers garners bipartisan criticism

Iowa Iowa's LGBTQ groups reacted strongly to Trump's attempted ban on transgender military personnel, CBS2 Iowa reports: LGBTQ advocacy groups and other organizations expressed discontent...

Around the Region: Iowa Democrats pick gay man to lead state party

Iowa The Iowa Democratic Party elected a gay man to head the party. Here's the press release from IDP: Today Troy Price was elected the...

Around the Region: Iowa’s Rep. King makes anti-transgender comments from House floor

Iowa Rep. Steve King sought to add anti-transgender amendments a defense authorization bill, according to Windy City Media: One Iowa Executive Director Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel issued...

Around the Region: Black Hills celebrates Pride

South Dakota The Black Hills Pride Festival took place over the weekend, Black Hills Fox reports: The 6th annual Black Hills Pride Festival took place...

Around the Region: CA bans state travel to SD over anti-LGBTQ laws

South Dakota The Argus Leader compiled the number of same-sex marriage performed in South Dakota in the two years after marriage equality became the law: So...

Around the region: WI lawmakers introduce bill to ban anti-transgender discrimination

Wisconsin Democrats in Wisconsin have introduced a bill to add gender identity to the state's anti-discrimination laws, the Associated Press reports: Democratic lawmakers want to...

Around the Region: Winnipeg Pride says ‘no’ to uniformed law enforcement from Pride parade

Manitoba Manitoba Pride was held last week. The organizers of the event won't allow uniformed law enforcement in the parade, the CBC reports: Winnipeg police...