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Minnesota Pride celebrates and continues the momentum of the Stonewall Riots

Fifty years ago the LGBTQIA movement pushed forward with the Stonewall Riots. On June 28, 1969, the riots began when patrons of a gay bar revolted against a police raid at the Stonewall Inn in New York. The police persecuted patrons for non-gender conforming attire and homosexual behavior. It is considered the start of liberation. This year, we celebrate the heroes of Stonewall and recognize that the liberation is not complete and we need to keep fighting to ensure progress, especially in today’s political climate.

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What do you think should be part of the 2019 MN Women’s Legislative Agenda? Your input is wanted!

Great opportunity to help shape the 2019 Women's Legislative Agenda for Minnesota? What issues do you think should be prioritized?

Minnesota Women’s Consortium, Black Women’s Wealth Alliance, Center of Women, Gender and Public Policy and Gender Justice are holding meetings across the state to take input on what Minnesota women feel is important to focus on next year. Join them!

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#IBelieve - We need you. The time to show up is now.

Join Women’s March Minnesota, with co-sponsors Survivors Lead, Break the Silence and Indivisible MN-03 here in Minnesota at 12pm Thursday Sept 27th, outside Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office. Visit the Facebook Event Page.

The confirmation hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh is one of the defining moments of our lifetime. We’re on the front lines of the fight to keep Brett Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court because we know that if confirmed, he will not just send a message that sexual violence is rewarded with power; he will also roll back rights that women have worked for a generation to secure.

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After the #FamiliesBelongTogether Marches, what now?

Last week, WMM joined a number of other organizations in a civil disobedience action at General Dynamics, Bloomington, to protest the company’s involvement in the business of immigrant detention and monitoring. This action was led by Navigate MN, Black Visions Collective, CTUL, and SEIU Local 26. Eight protestors were arrested, including Sen. Patricia Torres Ray.

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The community calls for change following another killing by police. Support these calls by adding your voice!

Following the tragic killing of Thurman Blevins in Minneapolis’ 4th precinct last Saturday - another life lost at the hands of the police, another family devastated, another community traumatized -  the community came together to honor Blevins’ life, to protest his death and to call for justice.

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