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Vikings Suspend Priefer For 3 Games, Kluwe Plans To Sue Team

The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe’s allegations of anti-gay remarks made by Priefer.

07/18/2014

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Investigators: Transgender Woman Held Captive, Abused For Years

A Minnesota woman is free after being held captive in Louisiana for two years. Authorities say she had recently made the transition from male to female, and was forced to do hard labor and sexual acts.

06/09/2014

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‘U’ To Offer Gender-Neutral Housing

The University of Minnesota will soon offer gender-neutral housing. Up to several dozen upper-division students will have access to the campus apartments, beginning in the fall of 2015. Anyone, regardless of their sex or gender identity, will be able to live there.

12/28/2013

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Transgender Vet Finds Help, Without Fear, At VA Hospital

There is a program available at the VA hospital in Minneapolis that’s serving an often hidden population — transgender veterans.

09/06/2012

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Transgender Woman Gets 41 Months After Accepting Plea Deal

A 24-year-old transgender Minneapolis woman received a sentence of 41 months in prison Monday after making a plea agreement to a reduced charge of second degree manslaughter, according to the Trans Youth Support Network.

06/04/2012

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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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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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Verdict In Transgender Murder Expected Today

A judge will determine the fate of a man accused of killing a transgendered person in Minneapolis.

11/22/2011

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Trial Opens In Murder Of Transgender Woman

Opening statements are expected today in the case of a man accused of killing a woman in her apartment last January.

11/08/2011

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Transgender Inmates Win Appeal Over Hormone Treatments

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling striking down a Wisconsin law banning taxpayer-funded hormone therapy for transgender inmates.

08/05/2011

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GLBT Groups To Release Transgender Bias Study

Leading gay activists gathered in Minneapolis for a national conference are releasing a nationwide report on discrimination against transgender individuals.

02/04/2011

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Man Charged With Killing Mpls. Woman

A man has been charged with killing a woman in her apartment, marking the first homicide in Minneapolis in 2011.

01/21/2011

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Support Pours In For Transgender Basketball Player

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A young basketball player from Minnesota is being praised as courageous for coming out publicly as transgender. Kye Allums plays for George Washington University’s women’s basketball team. But Allums identifies himself as […]

11/04/2010