Topics :: North Dakota

Attorney Seeks Ruling in ND Gay Marriage Case

By Kevin Burbach | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
The Minneapolis attorney representing the seven same-sex couples challenging North Dakota's gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling.

Can North Dakota Turn the Tide on Gay Marriage?

By Blake Nicholson | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
State officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging North Dakota’s constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage, despite a wave of court decisions in other states striking down such bans.

2nd Lawsuit Filed Challenging North Dakota’s Gay Marriage Ban

Thursday Jun 12, 2014
A second lawsuit has been filed in federal court challenging North Dakota’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Lawsuit Challenges North Dakota Gay Marriage Ban

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Seven couples have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the ban on same-sex marriage in North Dakota, the last remaining state without a court challenge.

Gay North Dakotans Find Marriage Oasis in Minnesota

Thursday Jun 5, 2014
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Minnesota for more than 10 months, and many North Dakotans are taking advantage of the law change in their neighboring state.

Syphilis, Gonorrhea Cases Rising in North Dakota

Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
The dramatic jump in sexually transmitted diseases in North Dakota has state health officials trying to reverse the trend by raising awareness among not only residents but also doctors.

Gay Men’s Chorus Forms in Fargo-Moorhead, ND

Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
A group of about 15 men in Fargo-Moorhead have started a gay men’s chorus, and hope to pull off a holiday concert.

North Dakota National Guard to Issue ID’s for Same-Sex Couples

Sunday Nov 3, 2013
The North Dakota National Guard says it will issue military identification for same-sex couples.

ND US Attorney to LBGT Community: You Have An Ally

By Dave Kolpack | Monday Aug 12, 2013
North Dakota’s U.S. attorney told members of the Fargo area’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community Sunday that they will have a friend in government as long as he’s the top federal prosecutor in the state.

ND Anti-Smoking Effort Targets Gay Pride Festival

Wednesday Jul 17, 2013
A division of North Dakota’s Health Department that aims to help smokers quit is putting $2,500 toward reaching people at a gay pride festival in Fargo, raising questions about whether public money should be used to support specific causes.