Wisconsin Republicans Move To Protect Conversion TherapyWisconsin therapists, counselors and social workers could continue to attempt to change the sexual orientation of gay or transgender people under a bill Republican legislators are poised to take up Tuesday.
LGBTQ Pride Turns 50 With Renewed Focus On Social Justice, After George Floyd's DeathActivists and organizers are using the intersection of holiday and history in the making to uplift people of color and make Black Lives Matter the centerpiece of Global Pride events Saturday.
St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion TherapyDuring a city council meeting Wednesday, St. Paul City Council voted to ban conversion therapy for youth.
Twin Cities Pride Postpones Virtual LGBTQ+ Parade, Pledges To Fight Systemic Racial InequalityTwin Cities Pride has announced that they will postpone the 2020 "virtual" edition of the LGBTQ+ Pride Parade, honoring Ashley Rukes, along with the virtual concerts scheduled for that weekend.
St. Paul City Council Looks To Ban Conversion TherapyOn Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council will have their first public hearing to discuss a ban on conversion therapy.
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.
Iowa Man Who Tore Down, Burned LGBTQ Flag Gets More Than 15 Years In PrisonA man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for burning an LGBTQ flag that was flying at a church in central Iowa.
How Will The Supreme Court's Decision On LGBTQ Rights Impact Minnesotans?The Supreme Court is hearing some cases that could have a major impact on LGBTQ rights.
What Is Minnesota's LGBTQ History?Many pieces of it are housed in the University of Minnesota's Tretter Collection, the largest LGBTQ collection in the Upper Midwest. It holds thousands of boxes of history dating back decades.
Allianz Life Ranks Among Top Companies for LGBTQ EqualityAllianz Life Insurance Company is among one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality in 2019 after the company scored a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the third time.
SPPD Drafts 1st Policy On Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming PeopleAmong the features of the policy is the requirement for personnel to use preferred pronounced and adopted names.
Vikings Hosting Summit & Fundraiser For LGBTQ Inclusion In SportsThe Minnesota Vikings will soon be the first NFL team to host a summit and fundraiser that’s solely focused on LGBTQ inclusion in sports.
Community Rallies Behind Woman Told To Take Down Rainbow FlagAccording to reports, an email was sent to the woman's landlord, which compared the symbol of LGBTQ rights to the Confederate flag.
Judge Dismisses St. Cloud Couple's Argument For Refusing LGBTQ CustomersA federal judge has dismissed a legal challenge by the owners of a Minnesota video company who want to shoot weddings for heterosexual couples only.