The State of Gender Parity in Minnesota Politics

"Research indicates that women in office tend to pass more legislation, bring more resources home, and be more active advocates for communities."

Diversity in Politics: Empowered Women Voters and Candidates Unite

"I was told to wait  until I got so sick that my life was considered in danger."

The Motivations Behind a Campaign: Rachel Bohman and Jen Schultz

Both Rachel Bohman of Rochester (District 1) and Jen Schultz of Duluth (District 8) are attempting to unseat anti-choice incumbents in the 2024 U.S.Congressional elections in Minnesota.

Commentary: Why Minnesota Women STILL Do Not Have Equal Rights

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For the second year in a row, equal rights in Minnesota was pushed off by legislators until the final day of session — and did not get a final vote.

Highlights of Minnesota Women’s Press 39th Year Celebration and 1st Annual Badass Minnesotans Awards

The Minnesota Women’s Press April 13 event “39 Years of Voice and Vision” will be a jam-packed Saturday afternoon event to celebrate Badass Minnesotans — and our survival as the longest continuously run feminist publication in the U.S.

A Conversation With Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: What We Can Celebrate Around the State

Many of us have been working on these issues for two decades, and we are now seeing the fruit of that organizing.

COMMENTARY: Additional Work to Be Done in Bodily Autonomy

I’m thankful that I have hospice as an option at the end of my life, and I will use it for the maximum comfort I can attain. But in the end, I want the option to die gently in my sleep, surrounded by my loved ones.

Deep Dive: How Legislators and Law Enforcement Are Divided on Using Force on Students

The contentious debate in the legislature continues about whether chokeholds can be used on students. This represents recent discussion by a variety of voices, from law enforcement to students to pediatric health specialists.

Part 2: Talking to Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter About Public Safety

We built this Community First Framework with the police union president and Black Lives Matter leaders sitting at the table in conversation with one another. We ask, “How does this make sense? What about that?”

The Peace of Death on Your Own Terms: Celebrating My Brother’s Story

He and his spouse Shelley invited all of us and our spouses to celebrate Doug’s life with them. In that last week, we played and listened to music, told stories, and looked at old photographs.

Minnesota Women Step Into U.S. Congressional Campaigns at Women Winning Event

"I could be the first Congresswoman in that district to represent Minnesota."