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Safe travels: tips for families with LGBTQ+ members

Everyone deserves to have a safe and happy vacation this summer. We’ve got some travel tips for LGBTQ+ folks and their families.

Transgender Day of Visibility: Call me Kade.

To celebrate TDOV, I'm making parts of my identity and journey more visible. It’s not just transgender and non-binary folks who have a gender journey — we all do.

Minnesota as a trans refuge state: Our arms are open, but they are full.

We’ve already taken the first step – protecting essential health care for transgender and gender diverse youth in Minnesota. Now let’s take the next step and make that care accessible.

The most wonderful time of the year…or is it?

There’s no “one size fits all” way to approach potentially challenging family gatherings with your LGBTQ+ child, but there are several ways parents can help.

Are you a mommy or a daddy?

Being a transgender parent brings with it many gifts, and a few challenges. But there are some surprisingly small, simple things we can all do to support transgender parents and their kids.

Braving the storm of transgender visibility

March 31 marks International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day started in 2009 to celebrate the transgender community. In particular, the transgender and gender diverse people who have the courage, safety and agency to express their identities openly and visibly in their public and private lives.

Never forget: Remembering the importance of our shared humanity

As you take a moment to remember the Holocaust, I also encourage you to take a moment to reflect on your role in speaking out against attempts to dehumanize others.