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News from within the borders of Minneapolis and the fight for LGBT equality as Mayor R.T. Rybek is publically urging gay couples from out-of-state to wed in the capital city. Read news about how Minnesotans voted down a constitutional gay marriage ban as it became the first Midwestern state to recognize same-sex marriage. Learn more about past and present obstacles toward achieving equality in Minneapolis, including hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples and LGBT people. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

The release of a video showing a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times has brought calls for further investigation and action on racial issues.

November 25 2015 6:46 PM

One week after a waitress posted her encounter with a customer on Facebook, her story has made headlines worldwide and helped children and parents better understand what it means to be transgender.

September 26 2015 9:49 AM

Former Minneapolis-St. Paul Archbishop John Nienstedt allegedly threatened a man who rebuffed his sexual advances, and reportedly had another expelled from seminary.

July 20 2015 6:07 PM

A 43-year-old Minneapolis man could face up to seven years in prison for shooting two gay men in the leg with a BB gun following a homophobic tirade.

2:37 PM

Daniel Vigilante was ordained at a Minneapolis church on Saturday.

August 26 2013 2:21 PM
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