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.
Bachmann Clinic Presses Gay Activist For $150 FeeThe gay activist who filmed undercover videos inside Marcus Bachmann's counseling clinic says he'll go to court if needed to fight a $150 fee he faces for canceled therapy sessions.
Mexican Presbyterians Break With U.S. Over GaysPresbyterians in Mexico are breaking ties with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) because of differences over homosexuality.
Census Shows Leap In Same-Sex Households In Minn.The number of households with same-sex couples rose by 50 percent over the past decade to nearly 14,000, according to new figures from the 2010 Census, even as the state heads toward a constitutional vote on same-sex marriage in next year's election.
Minn. Lawmaker Apologizes For Pastor InviteThe prayer came on a day when the House was scheduled to possibly debate a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.