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  • Readers react to women in baseball, the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ... - Kansas City Star July 31, 2015
    Readers react to women in baseball, the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ...Kansas City StarAlthough the celebration just beyond the steps of the court is understandable, what would have been the gay community's and the media's reactions had the decision gone the other way and a heterosexual crowd had celebrated with equal enthusiasm and joy ...and […]
  • Employment discrimination: The next frontier for LGBT community - USA TODAY July 31, 2015
    USA TODAYEmployment discrimination: The next frontier for LGBT communityUSA TODAYHundreds of advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court on June 26 to celebrate a historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage. After years of ... 2015, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback issued an ...and more »
  • Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner's death - Kansas City Star July 31, 2015
    Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner's deathKansas City StarA judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal, a ruling that has family lawyers across the state buzzing about the potential implications. Sabrina ...and more »
  • Kansas relaxes gay foster parenting, but not adoption - Washington Times July 31, 2015
    Washington TimesKansas relaxes gay foster parenting, but not adoptionWashington TimesTom Witt, executive director of Equality Kansas, the state's leading gay-rights group, said the department's refusal to comment on same-sex couples serving as foster parents shows that Mr. Brownback's administration is “going to dig in its heels every ...Kansas DCF: Single adults won't be barred from […]
  • Kansas voters seek representation on gay rights - McPherson Sentinel July 31, 2015
    iFreePress.com (blog)Kansas voters seek representation on gay rightsMcPherson SentinelAcross the state, Public Policy Polls illustrate a drastic shift from the 70 percent of Kansans who opposed gay marriage in 2005 to 49 percent who oppose gay marriage in 2014. Now voters are questioning if their state representatives are adequately ...Same-Sex Marriage Fast FactsNBC2 NewsJustice: Arkansas court […]

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  • These transgender students just want a place to go to the bathroom - PRI August 1, 2015
    PRIThese transgender students just want a place to go to the bathroomPRI“I came out as queer and trans when I was 8,” says Erlick. “Like Gavin, I just wanted my identity to be recognized and respected. But my rural northern California community completely rejected it. They harassed, assaulted and isolated me for the next ...and […]
  • Decision on gay Scout leaders settles the issue — or not - Los Angeles Times August 1, 2015
    Los Angeles TimesDecision on gay Scout leaders settles the issue — or notLos Angeles TimesAfter nine years in the Boy Scouts, Jordan Montgomery is on track to attain the group's highest rank. On a sweltering day last weekend, the Bakersfield teenager completed his Eagle Scout Service Project — building a storage facility for an AIDS […]

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