Department of Human Rights

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Steve Horner vs. Chad Hartman on WCCO radio today

    Horner gets a chance to defend himself.​Steve Horner doesn't think Chad Hartman gave him a fair shake. On his WCCO-830 radio show two weeks ago, Hartman devoted a segment to heckling Horner's plans to sue Minnesota's Department of Human Rights for rejecting his latest ladies' night complaint ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2010

    Steve Horner sues to stop ladies' night

    Horner's been on a quest to criminalize ladies' night for 20 years

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Steve Horner: My brother's nuts, but I'd vote for him anyway

    Brotherly love reigns.​Steve Horner hasn't exactly been the ideal brother to his gubernatorial-hopeful sibling, Tom Horner, during the past few months. First there was Steve's anti-ladies' night crusade. He filed complaints against five bars in the Twin Cities earlier this year for discrimin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Steve Horner's Top 5 Best Quotes

    Steve Horner will tell you just what's on his mind. Even if he probably shouldn't.​There's something to be said about a guy with no filter. That's Steve Horner, brother of the Independence Party-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner. While Tom has made headlines with his political ambiti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Tom Horner's brother Steve goes 'Black Sheep' in letter to the editor

    Christmas at the Horners must be a blast.​Independence Party-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner can't happy about the attention his brother, Steve Horner, is getting from the media. First there was the anti-Ladies' Night campaign, during which a years-old Daily Show segment surfaced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Teachers accused of gay slurs against student on leave, won't start school year

    The two Anoka-Hennepin teachers accused of using gay slurs against a student based on his perceived sexuality are on leave and won't start the school year.

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    MOA shopping while black?

    A man sues the Mall of America for discrimination after security guards hounded him for "suspicious" behavior i.e. sitting on a bench, drinking a mocha, and waiting for his lunch date.

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008

    Tibetan Freedom Torch Relay

    The Tibetan Freedom Torch was launched in Olympia, Greece on Mar ... More >>

  • News

    January 25, 2006

    A Screw Loose

    Judge denies unemployment benefits to Northwest mechanics

  • News

    May 19, 2004

    Department of the Living Dead

    Why is the city's civil rights office such a chronic mess?

  • News

    July 10, 2002
  • News

    May 30, 2001
  • News

    January 26, 2000

    Rank Discord

    The cops are reluctant to talk about it. City officials flatly refuse. Who pushed the "mute" button on the most explosive affirmative-action lawsuit Minneapolis has seen in decades?

  • News

    November 11, 1998
  • Feature

    September 1, 1998
  • News

    September 24, 1997

    The Good Ol' Miners Club

    A harassment suit filed by the first women to work in northern Minnesota's taconite mines set a precedent for suits over hostile work environments. But nearly 16 years after they went to court, the plaintiffs still haven't recouped a penny.

  • News

    June 18, 1997

    The Crude Guy Defense

    The state Supreme Court is expected to rule on whether vulgar language alone can constitute sexual harassment