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Minneapolis Councilmember Reflects on History-Making Election for Transgender People and the Work Ahead

March 1, 2018, 11:54 am "As a ‘First’ I want to be able to take space where people have not been before and then create space for folks who are like me. I take that responsibility very seriously."
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New Study Finds that Increasing Number of Teens Identify as Transgender and Gender Nonconforming

By Shane Stahl • February 5, 2018, 3:24 pm A new study out of Minnesota, published February 5 in Pediatrics Medical Journal, reveals that many more teens are identifying as transgender or gender nonconforming than previously thought.

As Transgender Americans Can Finally Enlist in Military, A Transgender Veteran Shares His Story of Service

January 5, 2018, 11:20 am Retired disabled veteran Ashley N. Scott shares his stories of both serving in the military, and his journey to accepting himself asa transgender man.
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Transgender Candidates And Allies Win Big in Tuesday Elections

By Shane Stahl • November 8, 2017, 12:55 pm "From coast to coast, Americans rejected divisive and discriminatory rhetoric about what it means to be transgender. Instead, they looked at transgender candidates as their fellow neighbors, they listened to their proposals for improving local communities, and they voted accordingly."
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Transgender Americans Win Historic Victories from Coast to Coast on Election Night 2017

November 8, 2017, 12:28 pm Transgender Americans won historic races in Virginia, Minnesota, Georgia, and California last night -- delivering a rebuke not just to President Donald Trump’s anti-LGBTQ agenda, but to state lawmakers who have doggedly pursued anti-transgender legislation in recent years.

Bisexual Sociologist Highlights Need for Intersectional National Movement in Fight Forward

September 22, 2016, 12:46 pm As a sociologist and writer with a rich history of activism on behalf of bisexual people, people of color, and Native people, Victor J. Raymond, PhD, knows how important it is for all people to come together and work toward full equality for all.
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Governors Prohibit Non-Essential Travel to Mississippi Following Passage of Anti-LGBT Law

By Adam Polaski • April 7, 2016, 11:39 am So far governors in five states – Minnesota, Vermont, Connecticut, New York, and Washington – have issued bans on state-sponsored travel to Mississippi.