ST PAUL, MN -- Today, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Commissioner of Human Rights Rebecca Lucero declared their intent to defend the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA) against Alliance Defending Freedom’s lawsuit to allow businesses to violate the law. This lawsuit is part of Alliance Defending Freedom’s national strategy of targeting and suing states with comprehensive human rights laws, in hopes of weakening anti-discrimination laws.
Most incidents of domestic and sexual violence in the LGBTQ+ community goes unreported. This is a fact widely known within the community, where LGBTQ+ folks are just as, if not more likely, to experience domestic abuse and sexual violence than their heterosexual counterparts.
The largest LGBTQ civil rights group in Minnesota, OutFront Minnesota, announced Monday they have hired Kelly Holstine, the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year from Shakopee, to expand OutFront’s educational program for schools.