Gay Teen, 15, Sets Himself On Fire Following Homophobic Bullying

Gay Teen, 15, Sets Himself On Fire Following Homophobic Bullying

A fifteen year old boy from Agra, India, (who has remained unidentified by the press) set himself on fire this Sunday following homophobic abuse he received from school mates. Reports are saying that the student was discovered being intimate with a fellow male student in a local park, and subsequently received harassment and abuse. Following […]

GOP Candidate Ben Carson Opposes Transgender Military Decision

GOP Candidate Ben Carson Opposes Transgender Military Decision

Republican Presidential candidate Ben Carson came out this week in opposition to people who are transgender serving in the military by stating, “…using our military as a laboratory for social experimentation.” During a campaign stop in Iowa on Saturday, the spoke in favor of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that ended in 2011 while […]

Sex Does Not Equal Genitalia New Study Finds

A new study suggests that there is no difference between the male and female brain.

Sex Does Not Equal Genitalia New Study Finds

WebMD, the internet portal to self-diagnosis for serious diseases everywhere, has a section called “How Male and Female Brains Differ,” that states, “Recent studies highlight a long-held suspicion about the brains of males and females. They’re not the same… Scientists now know that sex hormones begin to exert their influence during development of the fetus.” […]

HERO Takes a Fall: Houston Texas Votes No on Proposition 1

Houston Texas says "No" to equality protection for minority groups.

HERO Takes a Fall: Houston Texas Votes No on Proposition 1

“I feel disheartened and disappointed,” Trans-activist and creator of the #WeJustNeedToPee campaign said to PlanetTransgender about the defeat of Proposition 1 this morning, “but at the same time, more determined than ever. I do believe that justice will prevail, and that we have to stand our ground on this and all issues dealing with equality. […]

Claire-Channel Media Acquires Minnesota Equality Press

Claire-Channel Media Acquires Minnesota Equality Press

On Friday October 30th, 2015, Claire-Channel Media acquired Minnesota Equality Press which will now become a wholly owned subsidiary of CCM.  The Minnesota Equality Press, a small distributed offline paper will cease operation immediately and will launch later this year as an online publication focusing on Minnesota queer politics and social issues. Minnesota Equality Press […]

Sidhe is Coming: A New Micro Brewery is Coming to Saint Paul MN

Originally Published on CNNi 02/15/15

Sidhe is Coming: A New Micro Brewery is Coming to Saint Paul MN

A new micro-brew is about to hit East St. Paul Minnesota in early 2015 named Sidhe [Gaelic for ‘fairy’, pronounced ‘shee’, refers to the pronoun ‘she’] Brewing Company whose slogan is “Brewed by Women, Loved by All.” Located at 990 Payne Ave in St. Paul, construction is finishing up on this 2300 square foot brewing […]

Judge Rules Against Hobby Lobby in Transgender Restroom Case

Meggan Summerville wins her Hobby Lobby case, but five months later, nothing has changed

Judge Rules Against Hobby Lobby in Transgender Restroom Case

More than a year after the Supreme Court issued their controversial Hobby Lobby ruling, the privately held company found out this week that not every judge is on their side when they denied a woman who is transgender access to the woman’s restroom. Megan Sommerville, who transitioned more than five years ago, had been forced […]