November 26, 2019

Minnesota state lawmakers during the 2019 legislative session considered a bill that would ban the practice throughout the state, but it ultimately failed in the Republican-controlled state Senate. Minneapolis marks the first city in Minnesota to have passed a conversion therapy ban, with similar legislation moving along in St. Paul, Duluth, Golden Valley and Saint Louis Park.

November 23, 2019

The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously banned so-called conversion therapy aimed at changing minors’ sexual orientation or gender identity.

November 22, 2019

The Minneapolis City Council on Friday passed a ban on so-called "conversion therapy" for minors.

November 22, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis City Council passed a ban Friday on the controversial practice of conversion therapy for minors.

November 22, 2019

Making residents more informed, more educated, more aware and more alert.

Those are key objectives of the St. Cloud Human Rights Commission as it coordinates three public forums about hate crimes by spring 2020.

November 19, 2019

The Minneapolis City Council this week is expected to pass a ban on so-called “conversion therapy” for minors. The controversial practice aims to change a person’s sexual orientation from gay to straight. It has drawn the ire of many in the LGBT community and others, who say it doesn’t work, has no scientific basis, and amounts to psychological torture.

November 18, 2019

Conversion therapy could soon be off limits for health care professionals treating minors in Minneapolis, a move that advocates for LGBT youth hope will pressure Minnesota lawmakers to pass a statewide ban.

October 26, 2019

A new ordinance is now making its way through the council.

October 26, 2019

October is a surreal month for Indigenous people in this nation, particularly this October in Minnesota. 

We live at the margins and our experiences are often dual existences. We’re often erased from existence, forgotten and relegated to the history books as some oddity that “pioneering” white settlers subdued and when we are acknowledged as living and breathing in this world with the descendants of those settlers, it’s almost always as some stereotype that’s employed to continue to make us something not quite human.

October 24, 2019

Minneapolis City Council members Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cunningham introduced a new ordinance to ban conversion therapy, the practice that aims to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, in the city.