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 >>
Chris Kluwe's NFL career didn't end when he was released by the Minnesota Vikings.SEE ALSO: New Vikings punter Jeff Locke gave Chris Kluwe props for helping defeat marriage amendment Kluwe, 31, has inked a one-year deal to become the Oakland Raiders' punter. He'll be taking a pay cut -- his contract ... More >>
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Ravens linebacker Brendaon Ayanbadejo will be honored for their efforts promoting equality in major league sports this week by GLBT ally nonprofit PFLAG National. Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue will present both players with the Straight for Equality ... More >>
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe appeared on CNN this week to talk with Anderson Cooper about the same-sex marriage cases currently before the Supreme Court. A strong advocate for gay marriage rights, Kluwe said he was disappointed that court justices seemed to be leaning toward a narrow ruling in the Pro ... More >>
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo filed a U.S. Supreme Court brief Thursday supporting same-sex marriage in the landmark Hollingsworth v. Perry case over the implementation of California's Prop 8. SEE ALSO: COVER: Chris Kluwe takes a stand Chris Kluwe's B ... More >>
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Vikings punter pries open the last closet in America: major league sports
Are you a stone Beastie Boys fanatic? Did you unironically have "No Sleep 'Til Brooklyn" tattooed on your lower back? Do you need some shoes? Do you have $200 to spare? If all of the above things are true about you, then Ad-Rock, MCA, and Mike D have some news you might be interested in: they've ... More >>
Michele Bachmann and her husband Marcus, heterosexual crusaders.Shocking no one, Michele Bachmann signed a pledge from the National Organization of Marriage, promising to do everything she can to keep gay people from being happily married. In the recent past, Bachmann's gotten in a spot of troubl ... More >>
Image by Hugh HamrickAs was to be expected, it was a packed crowd at last night's appearance by David Sedaris at the State Theatre. The stage was dark and sparsely decorated with only a podium and two ferns, but that was all that was needed. When the humorist took to the stage, he had the audien ... More >>
www.mormon.orgDo you know Mormons?Know a Mormon yet? The Mormon church's PR campaign has hit Minneapolis, in the form of a bunch of TV spots of normal folk who talk about their cool lives--and then casually mention "I'm a Mormon."
mmtzjr69outEven less LGBT-friendly than you thoughtTarget CEO Gregg Steinhafel wants us to believe that when his company threw money into Tom Emmer's campaign for governor last month, it wasn't because Emmer's a raging homophobe, but because he's a raging pro-business tax-cutter.But Steinhafel's ... More >>
Photo by Nick VlcekOnce you've finished reading today's cover story on Jeremy Messersmith, you might still be aching to learn more about the reserved, introspective, and talented singer-songwriter. Read on for additional quotes from my series of interviews with Messersmith that didn't make their ... More >>
7th St. Entry becomes Horses' stable every Thursday in May
Why would any gay club, meant to attract gay men who would like to meet each other, allow a pack of drunken bachelorettes and their backup team in for the night? It's all about acceptance.
There will be two Twin Cities protests Saturday in response to California's passage of Proposition 8, whic ... More >>