Minnesota voters will consider a constitutional amendment this Fall that, if passed, will define marriage as only being between “one man and one woman”. The intent is to prevent any court, judge or legislature from allowing gay marriage in the state.
June 17th marked the tenth anniversary of the peace vigils that activists began holding every week over the Mississippi River at Marshall Avenue and Lake Street bridge in 1999. KFAI’s Hamp Watson attended the vigil and spoke with participating activists.
This weekend, Hamline University in St. Paul will host one of the nation’s premier bisexual activism events at the 16th Annual BECAUSE Bisexual Empowerment Conference. KFAI reporter Jessica Folker spoke with BECAUSE 2010 co-chairperson Becky Saltzman to learn more about what the conference will offer and why the event is important in organizing bi communities across the Midwest.
Springtime in Northeast Minneapolis finds artists sprucing up their studios and perhaps finishing some pieces as they prepare to receive a whirlwind of art-hungry civilians in their places of creativity and work.