Minnesota

A look at one of many #TDOR events around the country

This evening, as part of the sixteenth annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, nationwide memorials will be held to honor those whose lives were lost to acts of anti-transgender violence.

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October 1, 2014

Minnesota Star Tribune runs full page anti-transgender ad

An anti-LGBT cohort billing itself as a youth advocates bought a full page ad in the Minnesota Star Tribune in response to a proposal that will establish guidelines for transgender athletes.

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April 10, 2014

Minnesota approves anti-bullying bill

Minnesota legislature has put in place a new anti-bullying law that replaces a previous one, which was thought to be ineffective.

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March 28, 2014

Minnesota ban on so-called "ex-gay therapy" fails to pass

Legislation that would ban so-called "ex-gay" therapy failed to pass in the Minnesota Legislature.

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March 13, 2014

Minnesota hopeful to pass Anti-Bullying Bill

After a year of being shelved, the Minnesota anti-bullying bill has made progress, despite the opposition's effor

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December 24, 2013

Marriage equality victories in 2013

2013 has been an incredible year for marriage equality.

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Student and politician team up to ban "ex-gay therapy" for kids

Alec Fischer, a 20-year-old student at the University of Minnesota, is leading the movement to have the discredited practice of "ex-gay" (also known as "conversion" or "reparative") therapy for minors banned in his state. With help from Representative Karen Clark and more than 80,000 supporters, Alec's vision is on its way to becoming law.

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