• Despite Obstacles, LGBTQ Farmers Find Fertile Ground in Midwest

    Shannon and Eve Mingalone avow that their farmers market booth is “very gay.” They hang strings of pride flags and sell rainbow stickers to help pay for gender-affirming care, like hormone replacement therapy, for Eve. Sometimes, when parents and their teenagers pass the booth, the adults glance, then speed...
  • Despite Deal, Rail Workers Say Conditions Still Rough

    The nation’s railroad workers say while they have a new contract, they’re still fighting for quality-of-life issues. That was demonstrated at informational gatherings held in Minnesota and other states this week. The regional solidarity rallies in Minneapolis and Duluth surfaced after Congress approved a labor deal for the rail...