Gay Guide

Minnesota
Pink Star Rating

7

Capital

St. Paul

Other Main Cities/Resorts

Minneapolis, Duluth, Rochester, Bloomington

Gay Age of Consent

Legal

Lesbian Age of Consent

Legal

Straight Age of Consent

16

Legal Notes

Minnesota's sodomy law was invalidated in a state court class action lawsuit in October 2001. Minesota is one of the 13 US states which has anti-discrimination laws protecting lesbian and gays. The legislation covers public and private employment, public and private housing, education and credit. In 1993 this law was extended to include protection for he transgendered.

Population

4.92 million

Climate

Minnesota has a very continental climate with severe winters and warm summers. The best time to visit is during the summer months from May to September though late summer is drier than early and mid-summer. The average temperature in July is 23c and in January -11c.

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