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April 8, 2021

APRIL 8, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS – The Board of Directors of OutFront Minnesota announced today that longtime Executive Director Monica Meyer is stepping down at the end of May.

Meyer joined Minnesota’s largest LGBTQ+ advocacy organization in 2001 and became the Executive Director in 2010. The Board of Directors is currently in the process of naming an interim director.

February 22, 2021

OutFront Minnesota Executive Director Monica Meyer and Policy & Outreach Director James Darville join Matt to discuss the state of LGBTQ rights in Minnesota and beyond.

January 13, 2021

Robbinsdale businesses or organizations that practice or host gay conversion therapy events will likely face financial penalties in 2021. The Robbinsdale City Council’s first matter of new business this year was the first reading of a conversion therapy ban, which passed unanimously at the Jan. 5 meeting.

November 24, 2020

When a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling made same-sex marriage the law of the land, the LGBTQ community celebrated, but it didn't take the win for granted.

Supporters of marriage equality worried that a different balance of political ideologies on the U.S. Supreme Court could lead to the ruling being overturned down the line.

November 24, 2020

On September 11, 2020, OutFront Minnesota released A Letter to Our Community on Accountability and Our Future as an Anti-Racist Queer Organization on our social media pages, website and to our email list. This letter was a response to the demands of our community members that we 1) explicitly address the ways in which we have upheld white supremacy both internally and externally, 2) condemn those actions, 3) establish and communicate a plan to prevent those actions from happening again. 

October 20, 2020

A drive-thru holiday light show will brighten the fairgrounds this season.

September 11, 2020

OutFront Minnesota's mission has been to “create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination”. While we are proud of the work we have done to advance LGBTQ equity, we must acknowledge that we have fallen short, both externally and internally, in our work toward liberation--in part because OutFront Minnesota has been complicit in and continues to benefit from white supremacy.

August 11, 2020

Activists and supporters of LGBTQ rights met the morning of Aug. 8 outside of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church to protest an all-day seminar they believed was a form of gay conversion therapy. The seminar, titled “Distinctions: Discovering Biblical clarity in a sexually-confused world,” was delivered by Outpost Ministries, a faith-based public speaking organization.

June 18, 2020

Activist Scott Keoni Shigeoka, who identifies as queer and spiritual, went on a yearlong (pre-pandemic) road trip across the United States to understand how we could bridge social and political divides.

June 17, 2020

The St. Paul City Council voted to ban conversion therapy for LGBTQ+ youth Wednesday.