A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history. The survey results outlined the isolation, misrepresentation, and hatred that Minnesota bisexuals faced from gay men, lesbians, and straight people. The survey respondents wanted to join gay men, lesbians, and transgender people in an LGBT coalition. The group they proposed would meet shared goals, including new human rights laws and protections from hate crimes. The added term would improve bisexual visibility and affirm the coalition.
HRC Releases 2018 Municipal Equality Index Rating Cities on LGBTQ Inclusion
HRC Releases Municipal Equality Index | Human Rights Campaign
Photo courtesy of the Bisexual Organizing Project. Minnesota is home to just one of the seven high-profile nonprofits solely dedicated to bisexual people. And this type of resource is desperately needed. And BOP is that place. The discussion group brings together anywhere from five to 30 people every month, says Yoemans, to process parts of bisexual identities and experiences as led by a facilitator. It was born out of burgeoning Twin Cities bisexual activism in the early s and the desire of local bisexuals to find peer support and visibility.
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RSS Feed. Thank you for your flexibility! Her father was the noted musicologist Charles Seeger; her mother, the modernist composer Ruth Crawford; and her brother Pete, the celebrated writer of protest songs. After studying at Radcliffe College, in Peggy left to travel the world.
But even with these more stringent MEI requirements, cities and municipalities are meeting and exceeding our standards with innovative measures to protect LGBTQ people. A record 78 cities earned perfect scores for advancing LGBTQ-inclusive laws and policies -- up from 68 in and 11 in , the first year of the MEI. And in the current political reality, welcoming cities like these are more important than ever.