LGBT

M State and MSUM Host its First Minnesota Out! Campus Conference

The conference is open to all community members and is free for students

FARGO– M State and MSUM are bringing awareness to the LGBT community by hosting its first Minnesota Out! Campus Conference. With a mission to connect, empower, and inspire, the conference is open to all community members and is free for students. The weekend offers activities such as keynote speakers, identity forums, and a drag show. William Lewandowski, a MSUM student…

Pride in the Park Brings Community Together

People say attendees come from all walks of life

FARGO, N.D. — F–M Pride is in full swing, and Pride in the Park brings the community together ahead of Sunday’s parade. “There’s so many different people from every walk of life,” Isabelle Nikle, an attendee said. “It’s not even just LBGT+ people here. It’s just nice to be yourself. It’s not a part we get to share too often. It’s…

Downtown Fargo Welcomes 18th Annual FM Pride Week

FM Pride Week is a chance to celebrate Fargo-Moorhead's LGBT community

FARGO, N.D.–The streets of downtown Fargo are proudly decorated for the 18th annual Pride Week. FM Pride Week is a chance to celebrate today’s visibility of Fargo-Moorhead’s LGBT community. FM Pride Week is the largest pride celebration in North Dakota. FM Pride Planning Committee Chair, Christina Lindseth, says it’s important for LGBT youth to know they have support from their…

LIVE: FM Pride Week Festivities are Kicking Off

FM Pride Week is a chance to celebrate Fargo-Moorhead's LGBT community

KVRR’s Maggie LaMere is live in downtown Fargo learning all about FM Pride Week! Click on the link for more FM Pride Week information. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: Community, FM Pride Week, LGBT

North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival Spotlights Local Artists Pushing for Positive Change

Try to put yourself in someone else's shoes

FARGO, ND — The first North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival is happening in Fargo. Local artists have the chance to express their opinions, struggles and experiences in a creative platform. Trying to put yourself in someone else’s shoes is sometimes easier said than done. “People see what it’s like for people like us,” said Joe Larson, who…

“Hardline Sexual Ideology”: West Fargo Public Library Refuses to Remove LGBT Book Display

She says the material is not intended to judge or promote, but to inform the public on these social issues

WEST FARGO, ND — Two state legislators are speaking out against a library for putting LGBT books on public display. Representatives Ben Koppelman and Chris Olson of West Fargo were contacted by people unhappy with the West Fargo Public Library’s LGBT book display. Olson called it “radical, hardline sexual ideology.” He said he has no problem with the book itself,…

MSUM Transgender Professor Speaks Out on Bathroom Rights

Raymond Rea, an MSUM professor and transgender man said this has long term effects

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An MSUM professor, who identifies as a transgender man, is against President Trump’s withdrawal of transgender protections. The Trump Administration lifted a set of Obama-era guidelines which allowed transgender students to use the bathroom based on their gender identity. What happened has not yet affected any laws. This instead rejects the inclusion of gender identity in the…