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Conservative Media Misrepresents House Version of VAWA

| May 18, 2012

In the wake of the House passing a version of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization that excludes immigrants, Native Americans and LGTB women, of course Fox News and others are painting their protection as unnecessary. More »

Minnesota Women and the GLBT Community Score Electoral Victories

Minnesota Women and the GLBT Community Score Electoral Victories

| January 17, 2012

One of two Minnesota women who won seats at a special election last week, Susan Allen becomes the first openly lesbian Native American to be elected to a state legislature. More »

Out Cry: Ending Violence Against LGBTQ Youth

| October 21, 2010

After Spirit Day, yesterday’s memoriam for LGBTQ suicides, the president and the executive vice president of the Ms. Foundation for Women call on us to fight the cultural messages that cause vulnerable teens to turn violence inward. More »

Letter from a Mama Grizzly to Sarah Palin

Letter from a Mama Grizzly to Sarah Palin

| July 20, 2010

Commentator Sally Kohn, somewhat confused about Sarah Palin's recent outreach video, asks here for a bit of clarification. More »

U.S. Judge Faults Congress in Denying Same-Sex Marriage

U.S. Judge Faults Congress in Denying Same-Sex Marriage

| July 14, 2010

In a strongly worded ruling, the Defense of Marriage Act falls in federal court to a combined challenge by GLAD and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. More »