Who We Are
Magic City Equality educates both the general public and the LGBTQ2S+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, and Two Spirit) community in northwestern North Dakota about LGBTQ2S+ 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 LGBTQ2S+ 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 LGBTQ2S+ people, as well as their families and friends.
The Magic City Equality Board includes:
Christopher Dix, Co-Director
James C. Falcon, Co-Director
Shannon Krueger, Co-Director
Jorden Laducer, Co-Director
Cody Blotter, Volunteer Coordinator
Tawny Cale, Diversity Coordinator
Asher Hoffarth, Youth Co-Coordinator
Meghan Smith, Social Media Coordinator
Andrew Tyler, Youth Co-Coordinator
Vincent Vetter, Trans Liaison
What We Do and Our Goals
provide support group meetings for different sectors of the LGBTQ2S+ community;
works with the professional community to create a list of LGBTQ2S+ supportive businesses and organizations;
provide educational pamphlets, online resources, and meetings pertaining to the physical and mental well-being of the LGBTQ2S+ community;
provide education and tools to the supporting allies of the LGBTQ2S+ 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 LGBTQ2S+ community and its supporters;
perform research and outreach to find the issues facing the LGBTQ2S+ community in the area, then devising assertive actions that will help alleviate those issues.