When the Rainbow Health Initiative surveyed 1,144 LGBTQ Minnesotans about their health care, one respondent wrote, "Doctors are so confused by me and afraid at urgent care that sometimes they won't touch me."Another, a transgender man, described an experience when he started experiencing pain, but h ... More >>
Andy Mannix's "Game Changer" is one of five nominees for GLAAD's "Outstanding Newspaper Article" of the year.FROM JUNE: City Pages wins 15 first place SPJ awards -- a new record
The October cover feature profiled Chris Kluwe, the Vikings punter who helped defeat Minnesota's proposed ban of same sex- ... More >>
During the run up to the November election, some Minnesota Catholics openly expressed displeasure with their church's gay unfriendliness. Soon, they'll have have an alternative.SEE ALSO: Lennon Cihak has "to change his mind" about gay marriage to be confirmed, priest saysOn Saturday, January 19, the ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- UMD student demands gender-neutral bathrooms, goes on hunger strike, school caves-- University of Minnesota-Duluth suspends involvement with "divisive" Un-Fair Campaign [VIDEO]In a move that is "causing shock waves," the University of Minnesota-Duluth is paying $4,000 to host a display o ... More >>
PRIDE weekend in the Twin Cities is known for its epic parties, spectacular parades and over-the-top everything. Behind the hoopla, of course, you can find countless organizers, performers and activists working tirelessly to rally the masses under a banner of equality and self-love. Gimme Noise caug ... More >>
Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, the transgender woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter last month, will remain in a male prison for the duration of her sentence, despite safety concerns from her attorneys and supporters.
Minnesota prisons do follow transgender placement guidelines that c ... More >>
New transgender poster boy/girl Tom Gabel, now Laura Jane Grace, made a prominent statement during Friday's Against Me! show at New York's Terminal 5 using a familiar gender-bent song by the Replacements. Joan Jett, who notably shared vocals with Paul Westerberg on a cover of Cole Porter's "Let's Do ... More >>
Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter last month, will be incarcerated in a male prison, at least for now.
McDonald was arrested last summer for fatally stabbing Dean Alvin Schmitz outside the Schooner Tavern in South Minneapolis. The Hennep ... More >>
Nearly three weeks since the end of the trial, San Francisco Democrats are entering the debate over Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman from Minneapolis who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter.
The city's Democratic Party passed a resolution last week calling McDonald's treatme ... More >>
A Minneapolis woman is charged with starting the fight outside the Schooner Tavern last summer that resulted in Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman, being charged with second-degree murder.
Molly Shannon Flaherty "threw or pushed" a glass into McDonald's face outside the bar that night, ... More >>
This week's feature, "The Edge of Doubt," examines the controversial trial of Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman accused of murdering Dean Alvin Schmitz outside the Schooner Tavern last summer.
Since the charges were filed almost a year ago, advocates for McDonald have amassed all over ... More >>
Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman facing two second-degree murder charges, agreed to a plea deal in court today.
McDonald pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, which will carry a 41-month sentence.
McDonald was accused of stabbing Dean Alvin Schmitz in the heart outside the S ... More >>
More than 40 supporters gathered outside a Hennepin County courtroom this morning for the first scheduled trial date of Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman accused of murdering Dean Alvin Schmitz outside the Schooner Tavern last summer.
Though it's still in the jury selection phase, the ... More >>
Chrishaun McDonald, charged with stabbing David Schmitz to death earlier this month outside The Schooner Tavern in South Minneapolis, is claiming that her status as transgender jeopardizes her ability to receive a fair trial.
McDonald is also claiming self defense.
Life's tough when you're transgenderA survey of transgender people released this morning in conjunction with Creating Change, the national, weeklong GLBT conference held in Minneapolis, confirms that their experiences can be pretty tough.
Forty-one percent report attempting suicide, compared to ... More >>
RIP Krissy BatesMany LGBT activists eulogized slain transgender woman Krissy Bates at Minneapolis Community and Technical College on Friday night.
Bates, 45, was found dead in her apartment on Jan. 11. She'd been stabbed four times in her torso, once on the left side of her neck. Her boyfriend, ... More >>
How much did Arnold Waukazo know about his love interest, Krissy Bates?Arnold Waukazo was charged today with killing transgender woman Krissy Bates by stabbing her multiple times in the torso and neck.
Waukazo allegedly demonstrated to Minneapolis cops exactly how he stabbed his victim. He now ... More >>
Arnold Darwin Waukazo is accused of killing Krissy Bates.Arnold Darwin Waukazo, the Blaine man being held in jail on suspicion of murdering transgender woman Krissy Bates, was in some kind of romantic relationship with the victim.
Police have been told that Waukazo was dating Krissy Bates. ... More >>
Krissy Bates posted this photo of herself onlineKrissy Bates, the transgender woman murdered last week in her downtown apartment, seems to have lived under the radar. Few people knew her, and so far, police haven't arrested anyone in her killing.
"We have not identified a suspect," said Sgt. ... More >>
Bates was found dead on Jan. 11.Minneapolis police say tonight that they've arrested Arnold Darwin Waukazo in the murder of Krissy Bates. He's being held on probable cause murder at the Hennepin County jail.
Bates, the city's first homicide victim of the year, was found dead Jan. 11 in her a ... More >>
WikipediaTrans men can jump.Kye Allums, formerly known to his teammates as Kiara, has become the first transgendered person to play Division 1 basketball. He is originally from Hugo, and played girl's basketball at both Highland and Centennial.
Allums was hit by a media storm this week aft ... More >>