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  • ACLU revises Kansas gay marriage lawsuit to raise new claims - Lawrence Journal World November 26, 2014
    ABC NewsACLU revises Kansas gay marriage lawsuit to raise new claimsLawrence Journal WorldWichita — The American Civil Liberties Union revised on Wednesday its lawsuit over gay marriage in Kansas to include claims that the state is refusing to recognize unions performed in Kansas and other states. The group's amended complaint seeks to ...ACLU revises gay […]
  • Equality Kansas Clarifies Gay Marriage Situation in the State - Towleroad November 24, 2014
    Equality Kansas Clarifies Gay Marriage Situation in the StateTowleroadThere are currently NO state agencies that are recognizing any same-sex marriage, whether performed in Kansas or out-of-state. Governor Sam Brownback has apparently decided to keep us as second-class citizens for as long as possible. This means we ...
  • Kansas City, Missouri, Companies Score Higher On LGBT Friendliness Than ... - KCUR November 21, 2014
    Kansas City, Missouri, Companies Score Higher On LGBT Friendliness Than ...KCURThe Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Corporate Equality Index rated 13 companies that are based in the metro in Kansas and Missouri for their policies tied to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. On average, the eight companies that the index ...BMO Harris Bank Earns Top Marks […]
  • Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Refusing to Grant Marriage Rights to Gay Couples - Towleroad November 20, 2014
    KCURKansas Gov. Sam Brownback Refusing to Grant Marriage Rights to Gay CouplesTowleroadDespite marriage equality having already commenced in many counties in Kansas, GOP state officials are continuing to drag their heels in defiance, with Governor Sam Brownback announcing today that he will not allow any state recognition of same-sex ...Brownback Won't Allow Marriage Rights To Gay […]
  • Kansas City Royals Marketing Executive Matt Schulte Comes Out as Gay - VIDEO - Towleroad November 20, 2014
    Kansas City Royals Marketing Executive Matt Schulte Comes Out as Gay - VIDEOTowleroadMatt Schulte, marketing coordinator for Major League Baseball team Kansas City Royals, has come out in an interview with Outsports. As the Royals made their unexpected run through the playoffs this year, Schulte began exploring the idea of coming out.and more »

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  • Report: Loophole could allow transgender troops to serve under new DoD policy - Military Times November 27, 2014
    Military TimesReport: Loophole could allow transgender troops to serve under new DoD policyMilitary TimesLegal and military experts with the Palm Center, a San Francisco-based think tank focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender military service, made that startling charge in a new report. The update — to Defense Department Instruction 1332.18, ...US military urged to allow […]
  • Remembering Transgender Murder Victims - urbanmilwaukee November 26, 2014
    Remembering Transgender Murder Victimsurbanmilwaukee“We try engaging people through a form of interaction; this year we made signs saying “trans-lives matter because…” and participants wrote their thoughts. We always read the names of trans people who have died from anti-trans violence from the ...

RSS UNews–UMKC Independent Student Newspaper

  • Ice Cream Social serves up sugary introductions: Pride Alliance and LGBTQIA Programs & Services hold 9th annual event to raise awareness for LGBT programs September 8, 2014
    Pride Alliance and LGBTQIA Programs & Services co-sponsored the 9th annual Welcome Week Ice Cream Social on Aug. 28 in the University Walkway. Kona Ice served tropical flavored shaved ice to interested students from a company truck parked in the walkway. Pride Alliance, the University’s LGBT student organization, hosts the Ice Cream Social with LGBTQIA […]
    Tory Foulk
  • From airlines to airwaves May 6, 2014
    Thomas Edmondson strolls into his classic truck club meetings in what many would designate a macho atmosphere. Most of the members know him, but at first glance the newly minted members see his salt-and-pepper colored hair, conservative glasses, and confident smile leading them to assume he’s just like them until he introduces his fiancé Lynn. […]
    Eppie O'Neal