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The curious case of Anoka-Hennepin: 'Rolling Stone' takes a look

by Jeremy Hooper

LGBT "culture war" watchers like myself know all about Minnesota's Anoka-Hennepin School District, the rash of suicides that have taken place there over the past few years, and the aggressive campaign that people like the Minnesota Family Council's Barb Anderson have waged in the area. But now, as Minnesota gets extra LGBT focus both because of former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's years of anti-LGBT "culture warring" and the current attempt to write marriage discrimination into the state's constitution, journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely is putting some expanded focus on this area via a lengthy new piece for Rolling Stone magazine.

Please, go read. Protect the children:

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In Michele Bachmann's home district, evangelicals have created an extreme anti-gay climate. After a rash of suicides, the kids are fighting back.
One Town's War on Gay Teens [Rolling Stone]


*RELATED: For audio of one of the article's key subjects, the aforementioned Barb Anderson, delegitimizing gay teens in just about every way imaginable, go here.


*ALSO: ThinkProgress has been all over the Anoka-Hennepin situation for quite some time.

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