Who We Are
Magic City Equality educates both the general public and the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer) community in northwestern North Dakota about LGBTQ+ culture, current events, and community concerns. Magic City Equality is a registered non-profit organization through the State of North Dakota and is a 501(c)3) organization, federally recognized by the Internal Revenue Service.
Through various methods, we seek to provide unique events designed to instill pride, celebrate the history and accomplishments of LGBTQ+ individuals, and embrace diversity in the mid-central and northwestern North Dakota region while being a vehicle for advocacy, networking, outreach, support services, and leadership opportunities for LGBTQ+ people, as well as their families and friends.
The Magic City Equality Board includes:
James C. Falcon, President
Christopher Dix, Vice President
Shannon Krueger, Secretary
Jorden Laducer, Treasurer
Cody Blotter, Volunteer Coordinator
Meghan Smith, Social Media Coordinator
Tawny Cale, Military Liaison
What We Do and Our Goals
provide support group meetings for different sectors of the LGBTQ+ community;
works with the professional community to create a list of LGBTQ+ supportive businesses and organizations;
provide educational pamphlets, online resources, and meetings pertaining to the physical and mental well-being of the LGBTQ+ community;
provide education and tools to the supporting allies of the LGBTQ+ community to help them better understand the importance of visibly showing their support to fellow citizens of Minot and the surrounding areas;
break down barriers, easing community tensions, and advocating for the equality of all people in the northwestern North Dakota region by increasing the visibility of the LGBTQ+ community and its supporters;
perform research and outreach to find the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community in the area, then devising assertive actions that will help alleviate those issues.