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.

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

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

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
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