LGBTQIA Social Meetings Every Tuesday of Fall 2017 2:30pm in Student Union 325 (Rainbow Lounge) Pride Alliance are working together to provide LGBTQIA Social Meetings. These are weekly meetings where those who identify as LGBTQIA and allies meet together. Meetings consist of checking in on how each person is doing, discussing current events, and ultimately learning about […]
Welcome to the homepage for UMKC LGBTQIA Programs & Services. Housed in the Office of Student Involvement, our mission is to provide Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and Ally (LGBTQIA) students with the support, resources, and education needed to become full members of the UMKC campus community and the communities where they […]
Wednesday, April 12th 6:00pm UMKC Pierson Auditorium Register Here Celebrating UMKC LGBTQIA Pride Month in collaboration with the University of Missouri-Kansas City LGBTQIA Affairs Council, UMKC Student Government Association (SGA), and LGBTQIA Programs & Services in the Office of Student Involvement. Angelica Ross: Transgender Entrepreneur, Activist, Model & Actress From the board room, to film […]
UMKC Pride Alliance and UMKC LGBTQIA Programs & Services is excited to welcome trans athletes and educators Pat Manuel and Edxie Betts to UMKC, next Tuesday November 15th. Cosponsored by the UMKC Title IX Office and the Student Activity Fee Committee. On November 15th, Pat and Edxie will lead two workshops for UMKC students, faculty, staff, […]
UMKC is proud to host the 4th annual Show Me Pride College Summit in partnership with the Missouri GSA Network. The Summit is a unique “UnConference” experience, created for flexibility and empowerment of Missouri college students. Please register and help us spread the word–all Missouri college students are welcome to attend! Registration is live! Fill out the form below or click […]
- Montenegro: Gay pride event urges less violence, more rights - Wichita Eagle September 23, 2017Wichita EagleMontenegro: Gay pride event urges less violence, more rightsWichita EagleAbout 200 people have gathered at an LGBT pride event in Montenegro urging more rights and zero tolerance for violence against gay people in the conservative Balkan country. Participants held banners with sayings such as "Proud my son is gay" and "My ...and more »
- These high school students in Kansas staged a sit-in to stand up for trans people - LGBTQ Nation September 22, 2017LGBTQ NationThese high school students in Kansas staged a sit-in to stand up for trans peopleLGBTQ NationAbout 200 students were part of a senior class group conversation on the messaging app GroupMe. At first, the conversation was about clothes, but then some students made transphobic remarks. One student said, “if a tranny fights you is […]
- When this Kansas football team made negative trans comments, students rebelled - Outsports September 22, 2017OutsportsWhen this Kansas football team made negative trans comments, students rebelledOutsportsStudents at a Kansas high school have banded together to speak out against comments made by other students, including members of the school's football team, that they say demeaned transgender people, including their peers. The anti-trans comments ...
- Judge rejects couple's argument for refusing gay customers - Kansas City Star September 21, 2017Kansas City StarJudge rejects couple's argument for refusing gay customersKansas City StarA federal judge has dismissed a Minnesota couple's lawsuit challenging a state law for the right to refuse to shoot wedding videos for same-sex couples. Chief U.S. District Judge John Tunheim in Minneapolis dismissed Carl and Angel Larsen's case ...and more »
- Transgender veterans build community in Kansas - Salon September 20, 2017SalonTransgender veterans build community in KansasSalonWichita, Kansas may not seem like a city that hosts pride parades complete with rainbow flags, balloons and banners. Kansas is traditionally known for its conservatism, not for people working on advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender ...
- Bi Visibility Day: You're the reason there aren't many bisexual celebrities - Metro September 23, 2017MetroBi Visibility Day: You're the reason there aren't many bisexual celebritiesMetroWhilst we've come a long way in accepting gay men, even the most progressive of progressives still struggle to accept bisexual men. Some feel that they might be able to 'help them accept themselves' as gay, rather than just understand they get hard for ...
- “Techies Kill Queers” vs. “Making America Gay Again” - SF Weekly September 22, 2017SF Weekly“Techies Kill Queers” vs. “Making America Gay Again”SF WeeklyYou can be queer and work in the tech industry, of course. But whether you like or loathe Gay Shame's approach, the group's engagement with the issues is undeniably thorough. SF Weekly reached out to Gay Shame to see if they were aware that someone ...
- Keep the Anger, Lose the Hate November 15, 2016Anger is a powerful tool. If nothing else, this election proved that fact. Trump ran a hateful, angry campaign, and it paid off very well for him. The impulse to spew all that hate right back into his orange, pudgy little face is alarmingly strong. Succumbing to this temptation is satisfying too. The only thing […]Sam Danley
- How KC Played a Role in LGBT History October 25, 2016The Stonewall riots, which took place in New York City during the summer of 1969, are generally considered the spark that ignited the gay liberation movement. While there’s no denying the importance of Stonewall, many people often overlook another event that also played an important role in the emergence of LGBT activism. The first ever […]Sam Danley