About Magic City Equality
Magic City Equality educates the general public and the LGBTQ2S+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, Two Spirit) community in northwestern and north-central 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.
Our board of directors includes co-executive directors Christopher Dix, James Falcon, Shannon Krueger and Jorden Laducer and board members Cody Blotter, Tiffany Kerfoot Erie, Meghan Smith, Andrew Tyler and Vincent Vetter
What we do - and our goals
Magic City Equality's mission statement involves the following ideals:
Providing peer support groups for different sectors of the LGBTQ2S+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, Two Spirit) community.
Working with the professional community to create a list of LGBTQ2S+ supportive businesses and organizations.
Providing educational pamphlets, online resources and meetings pertaining to the physical and mental well-being of the LGBTQ2S+ community.
Providing 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.
Breaking down barriers, easing community tensions and advocating for the equality of all people in the northwestern and north-central North Dakota region by increasing the visibility of the LGBTQ2S+ community and its supporters.
Performing research and outreach to find the issues facing the LGBTQ2S+ community in the area, then devising assertive actions that will help alleviate those issues.