Iowa Community College Offers Transgender Student HousingIowa Western Community College is offering a pilot housing program that aims to help transgender students feel more comfortable. The Des Moines Register reports students were given the option this year of joining the program, which assigns them to a roommate based on their gender identity or expression rather than their legal sex.
Doritos Releases Rainbow-Colored Chip In Support Of LGBT CommunityDoritos is coming out with a limited edition rainbow tortilla chip in support of the LGBT community.
From Robert To Emma: The Journey Of A Transgender MinnesotanCaitlyn Jenner told the world what the transgender community needs while accepting an award for courage last week. The former Olympian announced months ago she would begin living as a woman. A transgender woman from Minnesota made the same decision, and she is now documenting her very personal story.
Boy Scouts Executive Committee OKs Ending Ban On Gay LeadersThe executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has unanimously approved a resolution that would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders and let individual scout units set their own policy on the long-divisive issue.
Gov. Walker Calls Marriage Decision A 'Grave Mistake'Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is expected to launch a run for president within weeks, on Friday called the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide a "grave mistake" and renewed his call for an amendment to the Constitution allowing states to determine who can marry.
SCOTUS Ruling Makes LGBT Marriage Equality The Law Of The LandThe Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of two decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.
Seth Meyers Says He Was 'Queer Bombed' In MinneapolisEvery month, the local event organizer Flip Phone orchestrates an LGBT "takeover" of a nominally straight bar in the Twin Cities. And last week, former "Saturday Night Live" performer and current late-night TV host Seth Meyers was caught up in the festivities.
Best Bars In Minnesota To Celebrate Pride MonthYou'll need the extra carbs to withstand the dance floor cardio for the rest of the night, as these regulars never stop moving.
Best LGBT Pride Events In MinnesotaJune is National LGBT Pride Month and Minnesotans have five marvelous LGBT-friendly ways to celebrate.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (May 16)Congratulations, you made it to the weekend! Celebrate with everything going on around the Twin Cities this weekend. We've got burgers, patios, Grillfest, pubs and much more.
House Approves Transgender Student Bathroom RestrictionsThe Minnesota House wants to restrict transgender students' access to school locker rooms and bathrooms. Minority Democrats objected fiercely to a Republican move to include the provision in an education budget bill Saturday. The House approved the proposal in a divided voice vote.
Winona Teacher Uses Dancing To Fight BullyingGo to just about any school in the country, and you'll probably find some type of anti-bullying program. Winona Senior High School is no different, but one teachers approach to combating bullying takes a step away from the norm.