Wisconsin Assembly Approves Transgender Sports BansThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly on Wednesday passed bills banning transgender athletes from participating in girls' and women's sports — measures taken up in the middle of Pride month and all but certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.
Transgender Student Awarded $300K Settlement In Discrimination Lawsuit Against Anoka-Hennepin School DistrictThe American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota and the nonprofit Gender Justice have announced a $300,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed against Anoka-Hennepin School District based on its alleged mistreatment of a transgender student.
Wisconsin Bills Seek To Ban Transgender AthletesThe Wisconsin proposal faces an almost certain veto from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers should it pass the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Transgender Minnesota National Guard Members Hope Biden's Ban Reversal Becomes LawA new executive order signed Monday by President Joe Biden has reversed a Trump-era ban on transgender service in the military.
'Taking Back Pride' Protest Brings Solidarity To Streets Of Downtown Minneapolis“Taking Back Pride” organizers say it's about taking Pride weekend back from the corporate interests, and putting it in the hands of the people in attendance.
Minnesota Wants To Intervene In Transgender Student's LawsuitMinnesota's American Civil Liberties Union's chapter says the school board singled out the student and forced him to use a separate changing room.
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.
Health Care Is New Front For Transgender Rights Under TrumpThe Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity."
Bills Seeking To Curb LGBT Rights Failing Across The USIn a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBT rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the country this year amid anxiety by Republican leaders over igniting economic backlash if they are depicted as discriminatory.
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."
Trump Order Would Ban Most Trans Troops From ServingPresident Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving.
1st Openly Trans Woman Elected To Major U.S. City CouncilAndrea Jenkins has been elected as Minneapolis City Council member for Ward 8.
Women Sue Iowa Over Medicaid Transgender Coverage BanIowa's Medicaid code bans sex reassignment surgeries, saying they're "cosmetic, reconstructive or plastic surgery."
'U' Study: 3 Percent Of H.S. Students Identify As TransgenderThis marks the first large-scale, population-based study of gender nonconformity among youth.
Trump Says Transgender People 'Not Allowed' In U.S. MilitaryTrump said that the military needs to be focused on "victory."