McCollum, Ellison cosponsor resolution calling for end to conversion therapy

Reps. Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison are cosponsors of a resolution in the U.S. House that calls on states to ban conversion therapy for minors.

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After Indiana, Minneapolis council calls on states to adopt LGBT protections

 Earlier this month, the Minneapolis City Council adopted a resolution that originally would have banned city-funded travel to Indiana, but quickly changed it to a resolution call

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Check out these LGBT-themed films at the MSP Int’l Film Festival

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival kicks off on Thursday with over 200 films from 70 countries spanning two weeks of showings.

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Minneapolis Mayor Hodges includes transgender courage in state of the city address

In the state of the city address on Thursday, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges brought attention to issues facing the city’s transgender community and called on all citizens of the city to practice “

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MN GOP Majority Leader backs anti-transgender bill

The majority leader in the Minnesota House is among 28 Republicans who have signed on to a bill that would block transgender inclusive school policies.

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Happy 30th anniversary, Minnesota Women's Press!

Nearly 1,000 profile stories of women have been shared in the Minnesota Women's Press. The first was of comedienne Merrilyn Belgum, in Volume 1, Issue 1, April 16, 1985. Belgum died in May 2014 at age 89.

"What if women were in charge of public words and the news? What if our voices were being heard?" 

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How do you get women's voices heard?

"[There is power in] writing down your own words and speaking and performing them in public.

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MN GOPers tout anti-transgender bills in emails to constituents

In emails to constituents, Republicans are seeking to drum up support for a bill that would bar school from adopting transgender inclusive policies and would repeal a policy by the Minnesota State

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Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Voice for Open Government, Vigilant Voters

Midst the cacophony that drowns out rational thinking during political campaigns I have long perked up my ears when I heard that Kathleen Hall Jamieson would be the guest commentator.

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