Gay athletes are finally coming out, but Chris Kluwe's fight isn't over
After the U.S. Supreme Court repealed the Defense of Marriage Act earlier today, Michele Bachmann released a statement reiterating the same ol' anti-gay marriage talking points."Marriage was created by the hand of God. No man, not even a Supreme Court, can undo what a holy God has instituted," Bachm ... More >>
When Minnesota same-sex couples start getting married on August 1, they'll have the same status on the federal level as all other couples. As reported by SCOTUSblog, the Supreme Court ruled 5 - 4 today that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which federally defines marriage as the union of one man ... More >>
After 42 years, the same-sex marriage debate in Minnesota might finally come to a close
No doubt, Tuesday was a huge victory for supporters of same-sex marriage. But with the amendment defeated, Gov. Dayton signing legislation for at least a couple more years, and DFL majorities in the Senate and House, it makes you wonder -- what's stopping Democrats from passing a bill legalizing gay ... More >>
Next November, Minnesota will put on its most heterosexual clothing and head to the voting booths to finally vote down gay marriage in a state that already doesn't allow it.But! Oh no! Gay Minnesotans have found a loophole that is already devastating the sanctity of blah blah blah: Just dr ... More >>
C-SPANFranken knew Minnery was in trouble.Al Franken made Focus on the Family's Tim Minnery look like a fool during this morning's hearing on the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act. Not that Minnery needed much help.Minnery had claimed that studies proved opposite-sex parents had healthier, ha ... More >>
Franken and 12 other senators joined Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" campaign. Al Franken has a solid record as a supporter of gay rights, from his vocal support of gay marriage to voting for and sometimes authoring GLBT-friendly legislation. Now Franken has joined 12 other U.S. Senators in re ... More >>
Bachmann finds another way to make a buck.When the Obama administration announced that it would no longer defend the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, Michele Bachmann didn't take to her microphone at Fox News, and she didn't rant on the House floor. She asked supporters for ... More >>
GLBT community continues to stare down obstacle
Wellstone! Works hard to keep hope alive
St. Paul-Based filmmakers Lu Lippold, Dan Luke, and Laurie Stern fought a tough campaign for 'Wellstone!'
Faith, salvation, and End Times in suburbia: Inside Grace Church.
City Pages writers say so long
Family values and the fight against AIDS
Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?
Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?
Up close and personal with Ariel Gore, founder and editor of Hip Mama
Fred Phelps and federal lawmakers blast homosexuals
The courts may rule on same-sex marriage, but voters will likely have the last word
If he runs for president next year, there's little chance Sen. Paul Wellstone will win. But he just might nudge the Democrats slightly to the left.
There is a certain poetic justice in seeing the president who made Family Values the central theme of his re-election brought low by his own reckless philandering.
As the Legislature reconvenes, activists and lawmakers reframe the sodomy issue.
Welfare reform spurs Twin Cities to compete for the area's least-impoverished tenants.
Paul Wellstone: a wrestler in Washington
Why the babbling Buddha of broadcast is a boon to Democrats as well as Republicans.
Dumb and DOMA