Minneapolis

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.

Tom Hoch — who dreams of leading Minnesota's largest city — just released a commercial featuring him and his husband.

June 20 2017 8:22 PM

In the second part of an election series, we profile lesbian Angie Craig, who is battling a race-baiting shock jock to represent Minnesota's Second Congressional District.

November 01 2016 1:21 PM

Outrage over a Black Lives Matter protest halting a Toronto Pride parade came just days before the shootings have left the nation shocked again.

July 07 2016 2:26 PM

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
1