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  • Group keeps policy on transgender high school athletes - Kansas City Star August 27, 2015
    Group keeps policy on transgender high school athletesKansas City StarSouth Dakota's high school activities association on Thursday largely maintained its policy allowing transgender student athletes to request to play on the team of their choice, increasing the likelihood Republicans in the statehouse will push ...and more »
  • 'Sister Wives' cite gay marriage ruling in polygamy case - Kansas City Star August 27, 2015
    'Sister Wives' cite gay marriage ruling in polygamy caseKansas City StarA polygamous family says the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage shows that laws restricting consensual adult relationships are outdated, even if certain unions are unpopular. Kody Brown and his four wives argue in court ...and more »
  • Jasmine Collins and the Continuing Epidemic of Anti-Transgender Violence - Human Rights Campaign (blog) August 27, 2015
    Human Rights Campaign (blog)Jasmine Collins and the Continuing Epidemic of Anti-Transgender ViolenceHuman Rights Campaign (blog)Jasmine Collins, a 32-year-old transgender woman from Kansas City, is the 18th transgender person that we know of who has been killed in the U.S. this year. Collins was reportedly stabbed to death in late June during an argument with another […]
  • Mormons keep affiliation with Boy Scouts despite gay leaders - Kansas City Star August 27, 2015
    Mormons keep affiliation with Boy Scouts despite gay leadersKansas City StarThe Mormon church announced Wednesday it will maintain its longtime affiliation with the Boy Scouts despite the organization's decision to allow gay troop leaders — preventing what would have been a thundering blow to the national association.and more »
  • Transgender community talks safety concerns in Kansas City - KSHB August 27, 2015
    KSHBTransgender community talks safety concerns in Kansas CityKSHBKANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two recent murders in Kansas City have many around the country questioning whether or not the metro is safe for transgender people. Jasmine Collins, a 32-year-old transgender woman, was murdered in June before another trans woman ...Two transgender killings in Kansas City draws national […]

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  • South Dakota Keeps Trans-Inclusive School Sports Policy - Advocate.com August 28, 2015
    Advocate.comSouth Dakota Keeps Trans-Inclusive School Sports PolicyAdvocate.comThe body that governs high school sports in South Dakota has OK'd keeping a policy that allows transgender students to play on the teams of their choice, increasing the likelihood that conservative legislators will try to undermine it with a birth ...Group keeps policy on transgender high school athletesSunHerald.comGroup […]
  • Security Has to Get Involved When Black Transgender Lives Matter Activists ... - TheBlaze.com August 28, 2015
    TheBlaze.comSecurity Has to Get Involved When Black Transgender Lives Matter Activists ...TheBlaze.comBlack Transgender Lives Matter activists disrupted a Hillary Clinton campaign stop in Ohio Thursday, demanding the Democratic frontrunner return donations from individuals affiliated with the prison system. Video captured GetEQUAL activists holding ...Black Lives Matter organizers hold rally in DC for black trans womenWashington […]

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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