Post-Election, What Lies Ahead for LGBT Rights?

Advocates for the rights of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) say there will be challenges under the coming administration of President-elect Donald Trump but many important past legal gains are fairly secure.

Loring Park vigil for Orlando shooting victims

Hundreds Stand Against Hatred In Wake Of Orlando Shootings

More than a thousand people streamed into Minneaplis’ Loring Park – driven by a need to be with others after such a senseless massive tragedy, a need to offer prayers, and a need to find an answer to the nation’s mounting gun violence problem.

Crowd at Pride parade 2015

#LoveWins At 2015 Pride Parade

This year’s Pride parade had something extra to celebrate — a U.S. Supreme Court ruling making marriage equality the law in all 50 states. The parade attracted the usual colorful assortment of marchers and floats as well as many politicians.

Mayor Betsy Hodges

Minneapolis Keeps Pressure On Indiana To Protect LGBT People

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges credits economic pressure from protesters, her city and other cities for the Indiana legislature’s decision to revise its “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” but says the state needs to do more.

Mayor Hodges Unveils Plaque

The Long Road To Same-Sex Marriage Commemorated In Bronze

“People can forget what it took. I hope that it will be a good reminder.” —Rep. Karen Clark who authored the law legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota talking about a bronze plaque unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall.