GOP pressed for abortion, stem cell research bans during budget negotiations

During budget negotiations the week before Friday’s government shutdown, Republican leaders pressed Gov.


Hennepin County holding accused transgender murderer in solitary confinement

A transgender woman charged with murder in Hennepin County is currently being held in solitary confinement in the county jail, local LGBT rights activists say.


Twin Cities Pride kicks off "Just Say No" campaign to defeat anti-gay marriage amendment

Thousands flocked to Minneapolis for the annual Pride Parade and Loring Park Festival this past weekend.


Pride Parade 2011

Photos from the 2011 Pride Parade, Sunday, June 26th 2011 through downtown Minneapolis.


'Cultivate 2012': Pivotal year ahead for increasing women's leadership and voice around food issues

Photo courtesy of The White House Project

Cultivate 2012, a groundbreaking summit of women leaders of the healthy food and farming movement, was held in May in Racine, Wis.


FREE SPEECH ZONE | Transgender Woman Cites Self-Defense in Altercation

"If you have faith, then anything is possible." - Cece

In the early morning of June 5th,  a young trans woman of color named Chrishaun McDonald and  her friends walked by the Schooner Tavern at the busy intersection of 27th and Lake in Minnea


Twin Cities Pride 2011

When the 35W bridge across the Mississippi was rebuilt, lights were added as an artistic feature. Those lights, normally blue, can change color.


Pride Parade 2011, some photos

I was happy to wear a couple of stickers while I attended the 2011 Twin Cities Pride Parade.


Local, national Catholics to ramp up 'language' war on same-sex marriage

At its June meeting last week, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced it was ramping up a campaign against same-sex marriage. Bishop Salvatore J.

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