One person was killed and six injured in a mass shooting at a venue popular among transgender patrons.
August 18 2023 2:00 PM
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.
Tuesday saw the election of Detroit's first queer female City Council member, the reelection of trans woman Andrea Jenkins in Minneapolis, and other notable victories.
The House resolution seeks to recognize the contributions of Black LGBTQ+ people to American history.
Amid outcry over racism and police brutality after the death of George Floyd, council members say there has to be a new model for public safety.
The charge against Derek Chauvin has been upgraded, and the other three officers at the scene have been charged with aiding and abetting murder.
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights filed a suit today and will dig into nearly a decade of complaints.
Special education teacher Phillipe Cunningham overcame huge odds to beat a long-serving incumbent. He joins Andrea Jenkins as the second trans person of color on Minneapolis's council.
She's the first transgender person elected to a major city's governing body and the first trans person of color elected to any office in the U.S.
Tom Hoch — who dreams of leading Minnesota's largest city — just released a commercial featuring him and his husband.
Outrage over a Black Lives Matter protest halting a Toronto Pride parade came just days before the shootings have left the nation shocked again.
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.
Former Minneapolis-St. Paul Archbishop John Nienstedt allegedly threatened a man who rebuffed his sexual advances, and reportedly had another expelled from seminary.