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  • MTV to air documentary about transgender youths - Kansas.com September 19, 2014
    MTV to air documentary about transgender youthsKansas.comCox, a transgender actress, was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in Netflix's "Orange is the New Black." After the documentary, Logo and MTV's ... MTV personality SuChin Pak will help lead the "Trans Forum" discussion. MTV said Thursday that ...and more »
  • Wichita Pride: Events celebrate local LGBT community - Kansas.com September 18, 2014
    Wichita Pride: Events celebrate local LGBT communityKansas.comWichita Pride president Evan Shaheen, 28, remembers a time when it wasn't easy to be gay. Ten years ... On Friday, Wichita Pride Inc. launches a series of events that celebrate the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. This year's ...
  • Anti-gay Tenn. billboard stirs religion debate - Kansas City Star September 18, 2014
    Anti-gay Tenn. billboard stirs religion debateKansas City StarAn anti-gay billboard is stirring a debate over bullying and religion in a rural community about 30 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee. The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1uI0KbV ) reports that the message reads: "You shall not lie with a man as with a woman.and more »
  • Coach tied to beating of gay couple leaves job - Kansas City Star September 18, 2014
    Coach tied to beating of gay couple leaves jobKansas City StarThe gay men, who are in their late 20s, said they were held down, punched and beaten after they bumped into the large group on the street. Members of the group hurled gay slurs as the men were pummeled, they told police. One man was left with a broken ...and more »
  • Online sleuths aid probe into gay couple's beating - Kansas City Star September 17, 2014
    Online sleuths aid probe into gay couple's beatingKansas City StarPolice searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the clean-cut young men and women at a restaurant and helped match names to faces.and more »

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  • Transgender teen 'disgusted' after being laughed at by Woolworths employee - Sydney Morning Herald September 18, 2014
    Sydney Morning HeraldTransgender teen 'disgusted' after being laughed at by Woolworths employeeSydney Morning HeraldA Wollongong transgender teen was left disgusted by supermarket staff who laughed at him because he no longer resembled a driver's licence photo taken before his gender transition. Ben*, 19, has been transitioning from female to
  • U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger defends stand on gay firings - Charlotte Observer September 18, 2014
    Charlotte ObserverU.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger defends stand on gay firingsCharlotte ObserverWASHINGTON As House Democrats made a Hail Mary attempt to force a vote on laws to protect gays in the workplace, Rep. Robert Pittenger, a Charlotte Republican, continued to stand by comments he made earlier this month that businesses should be free ...and more »

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  • 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