As Pride Festival Preps Virtual Celebration, Advocates Cheer SCOTUS Ruling On LGBTQ+ EqualityThe first LGBT rights march happened in Loring Park in Minneapolis in June 1972. It would eventually evolve into the annual Twin Cities Pride Festival that now encompasses LGBTQ+, but this year Pride is going virtual.
'Monumental': Minnesota Leaders Applaud SCOTUS Ruling On LGBTQ Worker ProtectionsThe court's 6-3 ruling extends the scope of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bars discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin and religion, to include LGBTQ people.
Minneapolis Council Passes Ban On LGBT Conversion TherapyThe Minneapolis City Council passed a ban Friday on the controversial practice of conversion therapy for minors.
Stonewall Inn Marks 50th Anniversary Since Riots Kicked Off Gay Rights MovementIn 1969, the NYPD had a public morals squad. Those officers are the ones who raided the Stonewall Inn.
Minneapolis Couple Holds Title For Longest Married U.S. Gay CoupleWay back in 1971, Jack Baker and Mike McConnell legally obtained a marriage in license in Mankato.
WCCO's Christiane Cordero Shares 'Coming Out' Letter To Younger SelfSo often with Pride the message is to love each other despite our differences. Along the way, remember to love yourself too.
Gov. Evers Orders LGBT Pride Flag To Fly Over Wisconsin CapitolEvers said this "sends a clear an unequivocal message that Wisconsin is a welcoming and inclusive place where everyone can live without fear of prosecution, judgment, or discrimination."
Gun Range Provides Safe Space For LGBT Gun Rights GroupPink Pistols, an LGBT gun rights group with chapters in dozens of cities across the nation, has been around in Minnesota for nearly two decades.
3 Cool Things To Do In St. Paul This WeekFrom an environmental film festival to a discussion about LGBTQ health, here's a lineup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.
U.S. To Halt Visas For Same-Sex Partners Of DiplomatsTwo government officials said the change was made in order to make the requirements the same for same-sex and heterosexual couples.
Minnesota United FC Player Comes Out As GayThis makes Collin Martin the only openly gay male player currently active in any professional sports league.
Vikings Hold Summit On LGBTQ Inclusivity In SportsThe team is the first in the NFL to hold a summit and fundraiser focused exclusively on LGBTQ inclusion in sports.
Religious Veto On LGBT Adoptions Approved In Kansas, OklahomaState lawmakers in Kansas and Oklahoma have approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes.
Mpls. Students Allowed To Indicate Chosen Name, Gender"We all deserve to be referred to by our proper names and pronouns. Having one's gender identity recognized and validated is important."
Fmr. Viking Tuaolo Throws LGBT Super Bowl 'Inclusion Party'Former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Esera Tuaolo held a unique Super Bowl party Wednesday night.