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  • Readers share views on Rio Olympics, transgender concerns, air conditioning - Kansas City Star August 23, 2016
    Readers share views on Rio Olympics, transgender concerns, air conditioningKansas City StarWho is protecting the interests of consumers in Missouri, especially with regard to the rates charged for electricity by Kansas City Power & Light Co.? My bill for the last billing cycle was simply shocking. Yes, largely because of the recent heat wave ...
  • Texas, Kansas other GOP states file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules - Topeka Capital Journal August 23, 2016
    Topeka Capital JournalTexas, Kansas other GOP states file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rulesTopeka Capital Journal... conference in Austin, Texas. Texas and four other Republican-led states filed another lawsuit Tuesday seeking to roll back the Obama administration's efforts to strengthen transgender rights, saying new federal nondiscrimination health rules could ...Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama's […]
  • Kansas Lesbian Pastor Ousted - KSAL August 21, 2016
    KSALKansas Lesbian Pastor OustedKSALHer leave will begin Sept. 1. The Kansas City Star reports Meyer came out to her congregation in January. At the time, she said she hoped the denomination was close to changing its ban on gay clergy. That didn't happen and a church trial was scheduled ...Lesbian pastor forced to resign by […]
  • Gay South Carolina police chief makes historic sheriff's run - KAKE August 21, 2016
    Gay South Carolina police chief makes historic sheriff's runKAKELATTA, S.C. (AP) - A small town police chief in staunchly conservative South Carolina is trying to make history by becoming the first female sheriff in the state. And the first openly gay one, too. Crystal Moore knows the November election will be ...and more »
  • Readers share thoughts on guns, gay pastor, editorial cartoon - Kansas City Star August 20, 2016
    Readers share thoughts on guns, gay pastor, editorial cartoonKansas City Star19 story, “Gay pastor agrees to leave post at Methodist church,” I was sickened by the actions of the Edgerton United Methodist Church. My heart goes out to the Rev. Cynthia Meyer, and I hope that she finds a new church family that embraces her […]

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  • Wrongheaded decision on transgender students cries out for correction - Los Angeles Times August 24, 2016
    Los Angeles TimesWrongheaded decision on transgender students cries out for correctionLos Angeles TimesIn a wrongheaded ruling that purports to apply to the entire country, a federal judge in Texas has blocked an Obama administration directive requiring schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice. The ...Five states file […]
  • Trans Students and Parents Grapple With Summer of Legal Setbacks - NBCNews.com August 24, 2016
    NBCNews.comTrans Students and Parents Grapple With Summer of Legal SetbacksNBCNews.comWhile legal experts and LGBT advocacy groups were quick to point out that O'Connor's ruling did not require schools to change their trans-inclusive policies or preclude transgender students from filing lawsuits on the basis of Title IX, some were still ...Transgender policy talk heats up in […]

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