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Minnesota will soon fly a new state flag

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

In Minnesota, a special panel is nearing a decision point to replace the flag and seal that have been long panned as cluttered and culturally offensive.


A tale of 2 states' trans laws

Sunday, July 23, 2023

Families with trans children in states where gender-affirming care has been banned are deciding whether to uproot to states where care is protected. In those states, some doctors feel overwhelmed.


A year since Dobbs, these are the many ways states are protecting abortion

Friday, June 23, 2023

Abortion access has declined dramatically nationwide, but many states have further protected abortion by enacting "shield laws," allocating funding, stockpiling medication and repealing old laws.


The first office for missing and murdered Black women and girls set for Minnesota

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

The office will investigate cold cases and reopen suspicious cases, assist police agencies and community groups in active cases, and serve as a point of contact for those reluctant to talk to police.


Minnesota to join at least 4 other states in protecting transgender care this year

Friday, April 21, 2023

In 2023, a record number of states have passed rules or legislation to eliminate youth gender-affirming care, but a record number of states have also moved to protect care for trans youth and adults.