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Joe Fryer, NBC News' jack-of-all-trades, is his social studies class's newest celebrity

Fryer keeps busy throughout the week as the newest anchor on Saturday Today, as well as NBC News NOW, and a correspondent reporting across the network.

Sharon Lubinski, first out LGBTQ+ U.S. marshal and Minneapolis police officer, has died at 71

Lubinski eventually became assistant Minneapolis police chief.

Alleged Minneapolis mass shooters charged after killing one at LGBTQ+ punk rock show

The teenagers who allegedly targeted queer people at a punk rock show in Minneapolis are facing seven felony charges.

MacKenzie Scott donates over $30 million to LGBTQ+ nonprofits: 'Vital agents of change'

MacKenzie Scott has awarded 279 nonprofits with $2 million each, including 15 organizations that focus on the LGBTQ+ community.

There’s no place like jail: second man charged in ‘Wizard of Oz’ slipper heist

The ruby footwear made famous by Judy Garland was recovered in 2018 after going missing for 13 years.

This Minnesota thrift store is providing refuge for LGBTQ+ southerners

A growing number of LGBTQ+ southerners and other transgender refugees are seeking resources at a new shop in Minneapolis, which provides its items for free.

285 anti-LGBTQ+ bills introduced in state legislatures already this year and it's still January

This follows a year in which more than 550 were introduced and more than 80 passed into law.

Couples from Hulu Documentary ‘We Live Here: The Midwest’ Discuss Life After Filming

Discover the poignant journeys of LGBTQ+ families in this Hulu documentary, showcasing resilience, love, and the quest for acceptance in the Midwest.

Minnesota Investigators Weigh Whether Killing of Transgender Woman Was a Hate Crime

Savannah Williams was shot in the head shortly after a sexual encounter with the suspect, according to authorities.

Which State Is the Queerest? These Are the States With the Most LGBTQ+ People

"We're here" has taken on a new meaning.

Friends Remember Minnesota Trans Woman Who Was Shot and Killed Last Month

Savannah Ryan Williams was shot to death November 29 in Minneapolis.

Man Fatally Shot Transgender Women in the Head Moments After Sex Act, Police Say

The man reportedly said he “knew he was not god” but that he “had to do it.”

Hockey Is Cracking Down on Cancer Support and Native Heritage After Banning Pride

Following the NHL's crackdown on Pride nights, players now risk fines if they show support for other causes such as Indigenous Heritage and Hockey Fights Cancer.

Man Who Attacked Lesbian Lawmaker Angie Craig Gets 27-Month Prison Sentence

The sentence was 12 months less than that requested by prosecutors, but the man will also serve 36 months of supervised release.

Black Trans Woman Andrea Jenkins Reelected to Minneapolis City Council

Andrea Jenkins won a third term in a close race.

Democrats Introduce Bills to Create National LGBTQ+ History and Culture Museum

Legislation was introduced to establish a dedicated museum within the Smithsonian Institution, which garnered broad support from the Congressional Equality Caucus.

Minneapolis Mass Shooting Leaves Transgender Community Fearful

One person was killed and six injured in a mass shooting at a venue popular among transgender patrons.

Minnesota Mayor Told to Resign by LGBTQ+ Group Over ‘Sin and Brokenness’ Comments

He asked the community to pray in advance of a July 8 Pride celebration.

Democrats Introduce Bill to Make PrEP Available to More Americans

White Republicans have targeted PrEP access in an attempt to limit what insurance companies cover, Democrats are trying to expand access to the life saving drugs.

Minnesota Senator Blames Pride for Mankind’s Impending Fiery Apocalypse

It’s not the first time State Sen. Eric Lucero courted controversy.