STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota gays' joy overflows
By Don Davis
Minnesotas gay community never has known such joy.
That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front of the state Capitol when Minnesota became the 12th state to ... Posted on 5/14/13 at 8:02 PM
THE NEW FORTY Liberty and justice for all?
People are not born activists. Activists are created by circumstances. Circumstances that define our reality or circumstances that clarify the strength of our beliefs - circumstances that compel us to... Posted on 3/27/13 at 10:52 PM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to:
1) We are all born.
2) We all die.
3) In between, we operate each of ... Posted on 12/19/12 at 3:11 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II faith fridays: 'getting the marriage conversation right'
The other day on the way to school, one of my daughters came up with what we in journalism call a bombshell question.
"So, Mom, what do you think about gay marriage?"
We were about a block from the ... Posted on 10/19/12 at 12:01 AM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS Gay rights activist Judy Shepard to speak at UND Monday
Judy Shepard, gay rights activist and mother of Matthew Shepard who was murdered in Laramie, Wyo., in 1998, will speak at the University of North Dakota on Monday, March 7, from 7:15-9:30 p.m., at the... Posted on 3/6/11 at 2:55 PM
As protesters made one last stand, the Boy Scouts of America's leadership began a conference Wednesday that was expected to culminate in a long-anticipated vote on whether to allow openly gay Scouts — a decision that, either way, could deeply affect the organization's membership and funding.
A gunman used homophobic slurs before firing a fatal shot point-blank into a man's face on a Manhattan street alive with a weekend midnight crowd, a killing New York's police commissioner called an "anti-gay" hate crime.
Gay and lesbian teens who may feel uncomfortable attending their high schools' traditional prom have another option — an alternative prom in the St. Cloud area that's open to LGBT teens from across the state.
A group of about 45 people stood outside a Bismarck lawmakers house Thursday night in protest of a Senate vote that killed a bill to outlaw discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.
Caught in an ideological crossfire, the Boy Scouts of America is retreating until May from a decision about whether to ease its policy of excluding gays. Whatever the organization eventually does, it's likely to anger major constituencies and worsen schisms within Scouting.
David Crary and Nomaan Merchant
, February 06, 2013
Senate Democrats, bolstered by Republican support, on Monday launched a new attempt to broaden a law protecting women from domestic abuse by expanding its provisions to cover gays, lesbians and Native Americans.
It really does get better for gay and bisexual teens when it comes to being bullied, although young gay men have it worse than their lesbian peers, according to the first long-term scientific evidence on how the problem changes over time.
The moment Jamie Kuntz was dismissed from the North Dakota State College of Science football team, the double standard that exists in the world of sports became all too clear. Gay women can play. Gay men cannot.
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