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Minnesota mother sues her transgender kid for seeking gender reassignment

As if you needed another reminder this holiday season that family can be terrible.

Kylie Cheung | November 18, 2016 - 10:10 am

A Minnesota Police Shooting Leaves Another Black Man Dead, The Aftermath Live-Streamed On Facebook

Like the death of Alton Sterling in Louisiana Tuesday, Wednesday’s shooting was captured on video, but instead of popping up online in the following days, it was streamed live on…

Lauren Holter | July 7, 2016 - 9:16 am

Prince’s Giant Paisley Park Vault Of Unreleased Music Is Drilled Open By A Bank

In the week following the untimely death of music legend Prince on April 21st, questions have arisen surrounding his giant vault of unreleased tunes located his massive music studio in…

Katrin Higher | April 30, 2016 - 10:37 am

When A Young Black Voter Challenged Clinton On Diversity, She Told Her To Go Run For Something

Minnesotans have dealt with their fair share frigidness, but few things top the icy exchange Hillary Clinton had with a young Somali-American voter on Super Tuesday. Capture by NBC News,…

Lauren Vinopal | March 2, 2016 - 1:15 pm

New Minnesota Law Prevents Pregnant Inmates From Being Shackled

A new law just went into effect in Minnesota that bans the use of shackles and restraints on pregnant inmates and also allows them access to doulas. [RH Reality

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2014 - 5:30 pm

So Wrong: Minnesota Catholic School Fires Teacher For Being A Lesbian

Minnesota teacher Kristen Ostendorf is out of a job right now because she’s a lesbian. After 18 years at Totino-Grace High School, during which she kept her sexuality secret, the 43-year-old…

Jessica Wakeman | September 12, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Minnesota’s Rep. Peggy Scott Says “My Heart Breaks” Over Marriage Equality Win

Minnesota’s state House has advanced a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage … [Feminist.org]
… which has one Minnesota Republican named Rep. Peggy Scott very upset. “My heart…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Minnesota Advances Anti-Abortion Bill

Minnesota’s House of Representatives advanced a bill that would end access state insurance covered abortions unless it was necessary to save the mother’s life, or if the pregnancy was caused by a…

Sarah Gray | March 5, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Awesome Lawyer Bills Client For Time Spent While They Were Having An Affair

Congratulations, Thomas Lowe! You win the award for d-bag of the day, for charging a client you were having an affair with for time spent during the affair. According to…

Julie Gerstein | January 18, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Politician Trying To Ban Gay Marriage Caught Committing Adultery

Anti-gay Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch has stepped down amongst allegations of an affair with a Senate staffer. Hmm, this throws a wrench in plans she and other…

Jessica Wakeman | December 22, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Lesbians Told Their Kiss “Violates The 10 Commandments”

Remember that commandment that says “Thou shalt not kiss thy girlfriend at a Minnesota Twins game?” Nope, me, neither. But some busybody security guard at Target Field took it upon…

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2011 - 6:40 pm

The Frisky Guidebook: The Twin Cities

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota may not be the first place you’d consider to vacay — after all, isn’t the cold basically unbearable for most of…

Emily Poster | August 1, 2008 - 2:20 pm