December 7, 2017

The recipients of the Lavender Community Awards were nominated and voted for online in the month of November. Winners demonstrate clear dedication and leadership by being either out or an ally, and working for the advancement of the community that is comprised of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied people. Without further ado, we are proud to present the recipients of the 2017 Lavender Community Awards.

October 25, 2017

A new national political action committee committed to electing transgender people into office is ramping up efforts in two Minneapolis city council races. The Trans United Fund has launched the BreakThrough Fund, a political action committee (PAC) that is partnering with OutFront Minnesota’s political arm to elect two Black transgender candidates to the Minneapolis City Council.

October 24, 2017

About 50 people gathered at Lush bar Monday night to hear the case for reexamining Minneapolis' ban on bathhouses, the predominant hookup scene for gay men prior to the 1980s AIDS epidemic. OutFront Minnesota provided a legal analysis, the Red Door Clinic a health perspective.

October 17, 2017

Bio-mom wants her ex to pony up child support. The ex would rather not, and there's nothing in the law that can make her do it.

This case, filed in Todd County by Sheila Asmus against Lori Hagood, poses the problem of how parenthood is defined in cases of artificial insemination, where a couple legally could not marry at the time the child was conceived.

September 17, 2017

There was no question the LGBT community were welcome and celebrated at an ecumenical Christian service offered as part of St. Cloud Pride Sunday afternoon at Peace United Church of Christ.

August 19, 2017

A new document released by the Minnesota Department of Education is forcing gender ideology onto K-12 students and their parents by elevating the claim that biological sex is subordinate to self-declared “gender.”

July 26, 2017

OutFront Minnesota is appalled at the blatant discrimination that President Trump is attempting to put forward by banning transgender service members. This action further creates a more hostile environment against our trans service members.

July 20, 2017

State education officials have approved a set of optional guidelines for transgender students to be distributed to Minnesota school districts, but they also heard strongly worded views on both sides in a meeting Wednesday.

July 20, 2017

More than 200 people crowded into a meeting at the Minnesota Department of Education Wednesday to make their stances known about the department’s tool kit for “Safe and Supportive Schools for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students.” Opponents of the tool kit, led by the Minnesota Family Council, a conservative Christian coalition, showed up wearing red at the MDE offices in Roseville.

July 19, 2017

A Minnesota Department of Education advisory council voted to approve a new toolkit for "Safe and Supportive Schools for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students" in front of a room of more than 200 opponents and advocates of LGBTQ issues Wednesday.