Boy Scouts' Leader Says Ban On Gay Adults Not SustainableThe national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called for change in order to avert potentially destructive legal battles.
Gallup: Twin Cities' LGBT Population Lags Behind Most Other Metro AreasA new survey released by Gallup shows that Minneapolis-St. Paul, which is frequently ranked among the best places in the country for the LGBT community, doesn't exactly have the most robust gay and lesbian population.
2-10-14 Esera Tuaolo On The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeEsera came out in 2002. His reaction to Michael Sam's announcement last night. Hear it by clicking the link above.
Pope Francis Says He Won't Judge GaysPope Francis said today, he won't judge clergy for their sexual orientation, and that he will not judge anyone gay who is searching for the Lord. The Pope also said he believes women should play a greater role in the church.
Iowa Senator Decries Acceptance Of Homosexuality A Republican senator from northern Iowa said Wednesday that homosexual lifestyles pose a health risk to him and his family in comments that drew a sharp rebuke from an openly gay Democratic senator.
Minn. Lawmaker's 'Gay Lifestyle' Aside Stuns Peers A Minnesota lawmaker opposed to gay marriage has caused another stir with comments some regarded as inflammatory.
House Panel Forwards School Anti-Bullying BillA bill at the Capitol to strengthen state laws against bullying in schools has passed its first committee hurdle.
Boy Scouts To Review Ban On Gays; No Change ImminentThe Boy Scouts of America will review a resolution that would allow individual units to accept gays as adult leaders, but a spokesman says there's no expectation that the ban on gay leaders will in fact be lifted any time soon.
Iowa Principal Leaving After MN Band ControversyThe Dunkerton superintendent says the pending resignation of the junior-senior high school principal has nothing to do with a ministry group's presentation that riled students and their parents.
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.
Magazine: Twin Cities A Bit Less Gay Than Last YearIf the rankings of a national magazine are any indication, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has lost a little bit of its gay cachet in the last 12 months.
Opposition To Anoka-Hennepin Controversial Topics PolicyThe teachers union in Minnesota's largest school district urged its school board Monday night to drop a proposed policy on handling controversial topics in the classroom, saying educators should be trusted to mediate student discussions about sexual orientation and other issues.