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Lesbian golf coach proved U of M discrimination, judge rules

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota’s ham-handed treatment of its new women’s golf coach in 2010 was illegal, and the man who hired her essentially forced her to resign after he found out she was a lesbian, a judge has ruled.
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In fight against discrimination, Fargo city commissioners to consider a building registry

October 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A city commissioner here will soon propose that Fargo consider banning housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Continue Reading

NDSU faculty, staff push for discount for same-sex partners of employees

October 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Faculty and staff groups at North Dakota State University have proposed extending tuition breaks for spouses and children of employees to also include same-sex partners. Continue Reading

Protest ensues after Thursday nondiscrimination vote

February 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A group of about 45 people stood outside a Bismarck lawmakers house Thursday night in protest of a Senate vote that killed a bill to outlaw discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals. Continue Reading

Sexual orientation rights bill fails again

February 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Senate lawmakers shot down a bill Thursday that would have given gay and lesbian North Dakotans the weight of state law behind legal battles against employers or landlords who discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. Continue Reading

Domestic violence bill sparks debate

March 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Legislation defeated over concerns of true intent; possible homosexuality link discussed. Continue Reading

O’REILLY: Leave Ellen and JCPenney alone

February 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Texas-based department store has hired Ellen as a spokesperson, and that is royally teeing off a conservative group called “One Million Moms.” Continue Reading

3 lesbian pastors to join Lutheran roster in Minn.

September 20, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America presided over a St. Paul ceremony that officially received three openly lesbian pastors onto the denomination’s roster.
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