Posts tagged "minnesota"

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 … []
… 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