Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, who signed marriage equality into state law yesterday, appeared on MSNBC’s The Last Word and shared his views on the historic day. Check out what he and host Lawrence O’Donnell had to say, after the jump.
If you had hoped Michele Bachmann seeking praise for her failed constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality in Minnesota yesterday was the last we'd hear from her on the issue for awhile, you might want to take a seat.
As the state that gave us Crazy Eyes and Lady Fingers (aka The Bachmanns) officially becomes state No. 12 to offer marriage equality later today, a clip featuring Michele calling for "spiritual warfare" against gays and civil rights has surfaced.
With a vote on marriage equality in the Minnesota Senate expected for 1 p.m. est, the Star Tribune has set up a live streaming video so that the world can be a part of the historic activity. The paper will stream the debate, vote and reaction beginning in a few hours. Head here to watch Minnesota's big day in action.
Anyone in St. Paul who forgets they live in a state that's soon to allow marriage equality will remember when they're trying to cross the Mississippi River. Ahead of expected approval by the state Senate later today, Mayor Chris Coleman has renamed a landmark bridge in honor of civil rights.
After a lengthy and typically-contentious debate, Minnesota's House has approved marriage equality legislation. The measure now heads to the state Senate, where it is likely to be taken up over the weekend.
Minnesota could be state #12 by the end of the weekend, y'all, and the first state in the Midwest to pass marriage equality by legislature.
While the Minnesota Vikings have remained mum on the reasoning behind their dismissal of kicker and outspoken LGBT advocate Chris Kluwe, there's one high profile Minnesota figure who thinks there's something fishy about Kluwe being cut.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton appears to attribute Kluwe's dismissal to his LGBT advocacy, and he doesn't appreciate it.
What a year 2013 has already been for state-level marriage equality! It's only going to get better, however, as Minnesota's fast-tracking of same-sex marriage is likely to bring equality to the state by Sunday.
With the selection of punter Jeff Locke in the NFL draft, Minnesota Vikings kicker and vocal LGBT ally Chris Kluwe may soon be out of a job--and he thinks his outspoken support of LGBT rights may be the reason for it.