BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 5/13/13
5000 people rallied throughout the Minnesota State Capitol here, May 13, to make their voices heard for the historic senate vote to legalize same-sex marriages in the state.
BY Corey Uhl | Tampa, FL | 8/22/12
Organizers for the Coalition to March on the RNC gathered for a press conference here, at Perry Harvey Senior Park, August 22 to give an update on their preparations for the August 27 march on the Republican National Convention.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/23/12
Members of the Minnesota Committee to Stop FBI Repression (MNCSFR) and the Anti-War Committee passed out leaflets and stickers at the Twin Cities Pride Festival here, June 23, to build opposition to FBI repression against anti-war and international solidarity activists.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/06/12
On the evening of June 4, Leslie Feinberg, a renowned transgender activist and author of Stone Butch Blues and Trans Liberation, was arrested for showing solidarity with Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/05/12
Leslie Feinberg was arrested the evening of June 4, amidst hundreds of Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald supporters protesting outside of the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/02/12
Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald accepted a plea agreement, May 2, to a reduced charge of manslaughter in the second degree in the criminal case resulting from the racist, transphobic assault that she survived last June.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/01/12
Jury selection for Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald’s trial began May 1, amidst a national outcry.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/18/12
Supporters of Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald delivered a petition with over 12,000 signatures and a letter signed by 35 local, state and national organizations directly to Hennepin County Attorney Michael Freeman’s office April 17, demanding that he drop the two second-degree murder charges levied against McDonald.
BY Tracy Molm | Minneapolis, MN | 9/01/05
At the annual Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Pride festival here, there was a unique marriage of causes: The struggle against war in Iraq tied the knot with the struggle for civil rights for the GLBT community at home.