U.S. Education Dept. Issues Transgender GuidelinesPublic schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive.
Century College Coach Relieved Over MNSCU's N.C. DecisionMinnesota State Colleges and Universities has lifted the ban on all state travel to North Carolina, as Gov. Mark Dayton considers doing the same.
AFA Says It's Sending Men Into Target Women's BathroomsTarget is facing increasing criticism for its transgender bathroom policy.
4 Things To Know: S.D. Sen. OKs Bathroom Bill, Best In Show & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about from Wednesday, Feb. 17. They include a shall we say difference of opinion between Apple and the FBI, and a surprising winner in the country's most prestigious dog show.
S.D. Senate Mulls Bill Requiring Students To Use Birth-Gender BathroomsA Senate panel is set to debate a bill that would require students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their biological sex at birth.
Ex-Gophers Lineman Tells Of Coming Out As Gay While At 'U'Luke McAvoy, a 6'5" Illinois native, shared his experience coming out on campus with Outsports.com on Wednesday from the perspective of someone who always wanted to play for a Big Ten team.
Dayton Appoints 1st Openly-Gay Justice To MN Supreme CourtGov. Mark Dayton made a historic appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court Friday. Appeals Court Judge Margaret Chutich was named to the high court.
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.