Minnesota

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.

The anti-LGBT former congresswoman and presidential hopeful might run for Al Franken's old seat if she hears the call.

January 02 2018 4:23 PM

Politician Lindsey Port accused Schoen and several legislators have called for his resignation. 

November 09 2017 8:36 PM

A federal judge made the ruling in a case brought by a wedding video company seeking the right to refuse service to same-sex couples.

September 22 2017 2:57 PM

The antigay preacher claims an abuse case in Minnesota shows schools shouldn't hire LGBT teachers.

January 13 2017 11:01 AM

Carl and Angel Larsen want to make wedding videos, but only for straight couples, and claim Minnesota's LGBT protections stand in their way and violate their religious beliefs.

December 09 2016 8:30 AM

A Ku Klux Klan chapter plans a victory rally in North Carolina, while racial incidents are reported at schools in Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania.

November 10 2016 9:14 PM
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