Tag Archives: Minnesota

Facility sends 89-year-old woman to solitary, calls her “flirt” for reporting being raped by their employee

TweetTrigger warning. This true story describes the living nightmare that can result when rape culture and ageism conspire. Tweet
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Happy Freedom to Marry Day, Minnesota!

TweetAs of the very first minute of this morning, same sex couples can get married in the great state of Minnesota. Late last night, many gay couples gathered at Minneapolis City Hall, ready to get married as soon as it was legally possible. Here’s one such couple, Emily and Kristina Kritkausky.Mazel tov, Emily and Kristina, [...]
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Big gay victory celebration in Minnesota

TweetCheck out this wonderful, cockle-warming video, taken from inside the war room of Minnesotans United for All Families, on election night. Minnesota voters were given the chance to write discrimination against LGBT Minnesotans into the state constitution. Minnesota’s gay marriage amendment, unlike those in Maine, Maryland, and Washington State, was a chance for voters to [...]
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MN school district investigated for anti-LGBT anti-bullying policy

TweetAnoka-Hennepin School District in Minnesota is one of many districts in the country that has what they call a “neutrality policy” in their anti-bullying rules when it comes to LGBT students — in other words, they ignore them. But considering the district has also experienced seven student suicides in less than two years, this policy [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case may be thrown out due to a potential lack of “credibility” from the alleged victim. Here is the letter from the District Attorney to DSK’s lawyer with details. More to come. After failing to come to an agreement on budget negotiations, Minnesota’s government has shut down. “The Doctors”: Your aging, [...]
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