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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.

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.

June 07 2020 10:00 PM

The charge against Derek Chauvin has been upgraded, and the other three officers at the scene have been charged with aiding and abetting murder.

June 03 2020 3:20 PM Updated

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights filed a suit today and will dig into nearly a decade of complaints. 

June 02 2020 6:19 PM

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.

November 08 2017 5:47 PM

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.

November 07 2017 9:25 PM Updated
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