Bullied Kindergartener Sparks Debate Over St. Paul School's Gender Policy A St. Paul charter school is in the middle of a heated debate between parents and activists, who plan to protest Tuesday night. It centers around a 5-year-old boy who chooses to wear a skirt to school. The administration at Nova Classical Academy in St. Paul is in the process of adopting a policy for transgender students.
ACLU Sues Over Ban On Transition-Related Surgery Coverage The American Civil Liberties Union says it filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Minnesota Department of Human Services, challenging the ban on transition-related surgeries for transgender people on Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare.
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.
Gay Marriage Opponents Pushing For Religious Exemption BillCritics of last week's Supreme Court ruling to legalize same-sex marriage say they're not done fighting.
Senator's Bill Allows Business Owners 'Of Faith' To Deny Gay Couples Wedding ServicesIt was against Minnesota law to refuse wedding services to same-sex couples even before Minnesota legalized gay marriage in 2013. But a Republican State Senator says businesses should not be forced to provide commercial service if it violates their religious beliefs.
MSHSL Postpones Decision On Policy For Transgender AthletesThe Minnesota State High School League voted to postpone making a decision on the league's proposed policy about transgender students who want to play on athletic teams. As WCCO's Bill Hudson reported, the board wanted the currently written policy to move forward, but also to refine it before it becomes fully implemented.
MSHSL Addressing Guidelines For Transgender AthletesThis week, the Minnesota State High School League is talking about having some guidelines for transgender students who play sports. OutFront Minnesota has been helping the MSHSL come up with the proposal.
Minn. Gay Rights Groups Turn Attention To BullyingLong before gay rights activists in Minnesota launched a successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage, they were aiming for another high-profile goal: a state law protecting children from school bullies.
Longtime Totino-Grace Teacher Comes Out, Now No Longer With School A catholic school in Fridley is making news once again, and again the story centers around an instructor’s sexuality.
Searching For Gay Marriage Votes At Capitol Ann Turnbull, a retired state worker with a lesbian partner of 36 years, brought a message to the Capitol Thursday for Minnesota lawmakers who say it's too soon to legalize gay marriage.
Shortly After Coming Out, Blaine Woman Wakes Up To Hate CrimeAs Sabrina Wilker opened her car door Sunday morning to drive her younger siblings to church, she was greeted by hate and fear.
Petition Circulates Over District's LGBT PolicyThe Anoka-Hennepin School District has taken a lot of criticism for its policy dealing with the sexual orientation of students. Now, the district faces two federal civil rights lawsuits.