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.Read More
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!Read More
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.
Join Women’s March Minnesota (WMM) and the Civil Rights Committee in celebrating by showing your support of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Here are some ways you can participate and join in the fun!Read More
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.Read More
There are marches in over 600 cities across the country! Here are the ones in Minnesota: Albert Lea, Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, Duluth, Grand Marais, Grand Rapids, Lanesboro, Mankato, Minneapolis, Rochester, and Virginia.Read More
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.Read More