2013 Changemaker: Marriage equality

"In Minnesota, we don't turn our back on our families." - Rep. Karen Clark

2013 Changemaker: Janeé Harteau

"I think women have the ability to check their ego at the door and roll up their sleeves and get the work done regardless of credit."

Out in rural Minnesota: Jessi Tebben and Ashley Schuman build family-despite challenges

Jessi Tebben (left) Ashley Schuman (Courtesy Photo) Both…

Small businesses take a stand on marriage equality

It's one thing for an individual to take a stand on the issue of marriage equality. It's another level for a small business to take a stand. The Minnesota Women's Press spoke with three independent business women about their resolve to stand up for marriage for all.

Making the case that it’s sexual harassment, not bullying

Michele St. Martin (courtesy photo) Consider this scenario:…

Freedom enjoyed by all

Lori J. Wilfahrt (courtesy photo) Our son, Corporal Andrew…


Maureen Dane Bauer (Courtesy Photo) It was the early '90s,…

Sermons on the tractor

"Sometimes when I am weeding or driving the tractor, I am rolling a sermon around in my head."

The political is personal

Juliana Hu Pegues' political involvement and cultural identity have informed her work from the beginning

Say it loud, say it proud, say “I do!”

Couples celebrate their love and commitment at Pride

Redefining family

Single women and lesbian couples who choose parenthood are transforming the donor insemination industry

Transgendered among us

The struggle for acceptance challenges mainstream ideas of gender, identity and even feminism