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Breaking Barriers in Minnesota Politics

What political barriers are diverse Minnesota women and LGBTQN+ people trying to open?

  • 10/10/2022
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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.

  • 08/25/2022
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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.

  • 06/25/2022
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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.

  • 05/28/2022
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CALL: Being Authentic Even When You Are Afraid

We are all survivors of the human condition. All of us are attempting to make our way through the world. If we could go across the room and ask everybody to tell us “what makes you happy, what makes you sad, what challenge you have had in life, what success you have had, what makes you tick” — three things would happen.

  • 05/25/2022
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VIEW: Commando

Women, find your freedom. Live it. Love it. Be grateful for it.

  • 07/07/2021
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VIEW: Ellie Krug, “Trash”

I spent several hours reading the notecards and remembering what it was like to be loved unconditionally.

  • 01/10/2021
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Ellie Krug: Categories

One of the pecking order determinants: whether you were born with a penis or a vagina. From there, almost everything else flows in terms of power, rewards, expectations, domestic duties, childcare sharing, and sexual expectations.

  • 05/26/2020
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LGBTQ+ Voices: Then and Now

From Ellie Krug’s journey through fear to a 2006 Pride mass commitment ceremony

  • 05/26/2020
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Ali Sands: Finding Myself Through My Partner’s Journey

It was about three years into our time as a couple when my partner shared a truth about identifying as a man.

  • 05/26/2020
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From Daughter to Son

A mother shares her own journey as she navigates alongside a child whose gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation evolved

  • 05/26/2020
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Andrea Jenkins: Changing the Transgender Narrative

LGBTQ+ content is made possible by Ellie Krug In November 2016, Minnesota elected the first openly transgender Black woman to public

  • 09/23/2019