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  • Some Kansas judges will not say whether they will issue same-sex marriage ... - Wichita Eagle June 29, 2015
    Wichita EagleSome Kansas judges will not say whether they will issue same-sex marriage ...Wichita EagleSome judges in Kansas would not say Monday whether they will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Most of Kansas' judicial districts have started issuing licenses, but seven have not said whether they will comply with the Supreme Court's ruling ...and more »
  • Lady Gaga, European official slam Turkish gay pride violence - Kansas City Star June 29, 2015
    Lady Gaga, European official slam Turkish gay pride violenceKansas City StarParticipants of a Gay Pride event in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) rights, wave flags in Istanbul, Sunday, June 28, 2015. Turkish police have used water cannons and tear gas to clear gay pride demonstrators from Istanbul's ...and more »
  • Early, weighty choices in 'Frontline' doc 'Growing Up Trans' - Kansas City Star June 29, 2015
    Early, weighty choices in 'Frontline' doc 'Growing Up Trans'Kansas City Star"Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices for these youngsters as they also navigate the ...and more »
  • TheChat: Anthony Kennedy emerges as gay rights icon - Kansas City Star (blog) June 29, 2015
    Kansas City Star (blog)TheChat: Anthony Kennedy emerges as gay rights iconKansas City Star (blog)Maybe this week will be a little quieter than last, which ranks as one of the best weeks for news in awhile: ▫ “It's impossible to overstate his importance.” — Camilla Taylor, counsel and director of Lambda Legal's marriage project, on Supreme […]
  • Religious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage ruling - Kansas City Star June 29, 2015
    Christian Science MonitorReligious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage rulingKansas City StarNow that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charities, colleges and hospitals that want to hire, fire, serve and set ...In Some States, Defiance Over Supreme […]

RSS National LBGTQIA News

  • Why Gun Control and Abortion Are Different From Gay Marriage - New York Times June 30, 2015
    New York TimesWhy Gun Control and Abortion Are Different From Gay MarriageNew York TimesThe legalization of same-sex marriage is a potent example of a dominant theme in American history: Over time, civil rights expand, and discrimination ebbs. Discrimination doesn't end, as a recent mass shooting and some police interactions with the ...and more »
  • Openly Transgender Swimmer at Harvard Believed to Be a 1st - ABC News June 30, 2015
    Openly Transgender Swimmer at Harvard Believed to Be a 1stABC NewsSchuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as the first openly ...and more »

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