Students petition to stop ex-gay therapy in Minnesota

A Minnesota student who was bullied as a teenager because of his sexual orientation has launched an online campaign to get the state of Minnesota to ban a psychological practice called “ex-gay ther

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A high school 'girls at risk' support group, founded by Men as Peacemakers, hopes to expand in Duluth

The teenage girls from Denfeld High School in Duluth lit their torches and cut the steel for a sculpture representing what they think women should be.

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MN VIDEOS | New Wilderness Project youth leadership - social dominance to social justice

Organizational and structural racism, white privilege, stereotype, ethnicity and cultural differences are issues faced in every school district, community and state across the country. My goal is to address these issues at the local level.

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COMMUNITY VOICES | Fifty Shades of Gender begins to go into production

Logo created by Mia Johnson.

 

Fifty Shades of Gender is a project that I have been personally coordinating since around April of 2013.

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COMMUNITY VOICES | Visible Bodies Minneapolis

Laverne Cox was a trailblazer in the trans community for her role as “Sophia” in the hit Netflix original series Orange

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St. Paul's SpiderBaby: Gay pro wrestler celebrates 10th anniversary

Terrance Griep, pro wrestler and writer, celebrated the 10th anniversary of Tommy "The SpiderBaby" in November, which is what he calls himself when he steps into the ring. Besides a tenth anniversary, SpiderBaby won a tenth championship, according to his press release. Griep, who is openly gay, said, "this victory represents a political statement."

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La comunidad de Corcoran: Creando líderes - Una experiencia con Mujeres y Líderes en Acción y Poder

Yo vivo en Brooklyn Center, pero viví hace cinco años en la Cedar Ave y 38th. Fue ahí donde conocí a Silvia Pérez y al programa de Mujeres en Acción y Poder (MAP). Este programa consiste en información, actividades, manualidades y recursos para la comunidad, especialmente para las mujeres que hablan español. MAP comenzó en el año 2007 y es una iniciativa de la Organización del Barrio de Corcoran.

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OPINION | Corcoran community: Creating leaders - An experience with "Mujeres y Líderes en Acción y Poder"

I live in Brooklyn Center, but I lived for five years at Cedar Ave and 38th Street. It was there where I met Silvia Perez and the program Mujeres en Acción y Poder (MAP) or translated as “Women in Action and Power.” This program consists of information, activities, crafts and resources for the community, especially women who speak Spanish. MAP started in the year 2007 and is an initiative of Corcoran Neighborhood Organization.

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Wearing flip flops in a snowstorm: Reentry program needs winter clothes

The men that walk through the doors at the Volunteers of America building at 27th Avenue and Lake Street sometimes arrive with a bankers box with their personal belongings. Most often, they arrive with nothing more than the clothes on their backs, but that doesn’t mean that they are dressed for the weather.

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