Emotional Press Conference With House Legislators About Public Safety

Rep. Athena Hollins takes questions about HF16, a bill that…

The Way to Our Queer Ancestors

There is another aspect to historical research when you are talking about lesbians, and that is intuition.

Making One Heart

We can be ourselves without fear of being made fun of, or bullied, which is something a lot of us deal with in our daily lives.

Fresh, Diverse Voices Join the Minnesota Legislature

When the 2023 legislative session opened January 3, there were fresh voices in both the House and the Senate, thanks largely to urban voters. Here are some of them, who we talked to last fall during their campaigns.

2023: A Good Year for Action

“We have never been represented by somebody like me, with this voice, with the communities that I am bringing in."

New Indigenous and LGBTQ+ Voices That Will Represent Minnesotans

At the state capitol, there is a historic slate of LGBTQ+ candidates and Native candidates. Here are parts of our conversations with some of them.

People in Politics: What Makes a Powerful Leader?

"Women naturally function more as a collective. There is power in numbers. When it is transactional, people who want to succeed think that dividing and conquering is how you do it. That is actually a colonized way of leading."

Stepping Out for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ Candidates

Supporters of women of color and LGBTQ+ legislative candidates came out to celebrate the intersectional movement

Jessica Phoenix Sylvia Reclaims Herself After Men’s Prison

I am not even allowed to have pepper spray. I am a trans woman, so I already feel vulnerable, and now I cannot defend myself.

CALL: Talking About LGBTQ+ Health, Aging, and Rights

Frustration is why it is crucial to sometimes take a step back and consider the change that has happened.

Sisterhood, Not Cisterhood

Coming out is a big change, and it’s natural to have questions. If you’re close enough to a person, you can usually feel out if a question is okay.

Faith & Fight: Barbara Satin Spent Decades Advocating for Trans Inclusion in Church Communities

As a devout Catholic who spent time in the seminary in her late teens, Satin says she knew that there was little room for women in leadership in the Catholic church and absolutely no acceptance of a transgender person.