News from within the borders of Minnesota, the first Midwestern state to vote down a constitutional gay marriage ban in 2012. Democratic Governor Mark Dayton signd the bill into law in May, which then took effect in August of 2013. Learn more about past and present obstacles toward achieving equality in Minnesota, 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.
September 11 2013 1:55 PM ET
Not only same-sex marriage but gay sex, abortion, birth control, and pornography are all works of Satan, says one Catholic leader.