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General Mills Opposes MN Amendment To Ban Gay Marriage

General Mills has announced its opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in Minnesota.

06/14/2012

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Man Not Allowed To Distribute Bibles At Pride Fest

A Wisconsin man will not be allowed to hand out Bibles at the upcoming Twin Cities Pride festival. A judge denied his request for an injunction that would force the Minneapolis parks board to allow him unrestricted access to festival grounds.

06/12/2012

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A Brave Transition By A Minn. Soldier

Specialist Ackley is a war veteran who served in Iraq with the 34th Red Bull infantry division in 2009. But a lot has changed since her return two years ago. Specialist John Ackley is now Ashley.

06/03/2012

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Target ‘Pride’ Shirts Anger Gay Marriage Opponents

Supporters of a marriage amendment on Minnesota’s November ballot aren’t too happy with the Target Corp. The Minneapolis retail chain is selling “Pride” T-shirts on its website to raise funds for a marriage equality group.

06/01/2012

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Movie Blog: Marriage Debate Heads Up Out Twin Cities Film Fest

As Jim Brunzell already noted in the Twin Cities Daily Planet, there’s a definite political question hanging in the air over the Out Twin Cities Film Festival this year. It’s Marriage.

05/30/2012

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Stance On Gay Marriage May Cost Rev. His Church

The reverend of a St. Paul church says he needs to raise $200,000 to pay off a church loan after most of his followers left because of his support for gay marriage.

05/29/2012

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Polls On Gay Marriage Not Yet Reflected In Votes

Poll after poll shows public support for same-sex marriage steadily increasing, to the point where it’s now a majority viewpoint. Yet in all 32 states where gay marriage has been on the ballot, voters have rejected it.

05/28/2012

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Candlelight Vigil To Honor Bullied Iowa Teen

A candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday in Davenport in honor of a bullied Iowa teen who committed suicide.

04/23/2012

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Family Says Bullying Pushed Iowa Boy To Suicide

The death of a 14-year-old northwest Iowa student has prompted discussion by relatives, school officials and others about the bullying that is being blamed for his suicide. The family of Kenneth Weishuhn, of Primgahr, says he was harassed at school after he told people that he was gay.

04/18/2012

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MN Band Delivers Anti-Gay Message At Iowa School

An eastern Iowa school district superintendent has apologized after an event included potentially offensive messages about homosexual and transgender people, according to a report from an Waterloo TV station.

03/09/2012

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Bruising Gay-Marriage Showdowns In MN, Other States

Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans.

03/08/2012

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Fargo-Moorhead Angling For Gay Tourism Boost

The Visitor’s Bureau in the Fargo-Moorhead area wants more gay travelers in town.

03/05/2012

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Gingrich: WA Same-Sex Law Was Passed ‘The Right Way’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich declined Friday to outright reject a new law legalizing same-sex marriage in Washington state, saying if it is approved by voters it will at least be enacted “the right way.”

02/24/2012

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Gay Marriage Ban Supporters Raise Over $1.2M

Groups supporting a constitutional ban on gay marriage in Minnesota say they’ve raised more than $1.2 million to persuade voters to approve the ballot measure in November.

01/31/2012

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Anoka-Hennepin School Board Still Struggling With Policy

The school board in Minnesota’s largest school district tried once again Monday to craft a replacement for its policy that requires teachers to stay neutral when issues of sexual orientation come up in class.

01/23/2012

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