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  • Colombia allows lesbian couple to adopt child - Kansas City Star August 29, 2014
    Colombia allows lesbian couple to adopt childKansas City StarThe decision comes on the heels of a number of favorable gay-friendly rulings in Colombia and other parts of Latin America. While Thursday's ruling applies to couples where one member is a biological parent, legal experts say it could indicate a ...and more »
  • Featured Gay Tour Operator: PrideOne Travel and Cruises, Kansas City, Missouri - Gayapolis August 27, 2014
    Featured Gay Tour Operator: PrideOne Travel and Cruises, Kansas City, MissouriGayapolisPrideOne Travel and Cruises is a gay owned and operated full service travel agency. in Kansas City, Missouri - we are both gay owned and operated and have long term relationships with gay travel suppliers including Atlantis Events, Olivia, Out ...
  • Judges chide state lawyers over gay marriage bans - Kansas City Star August 27, 2014
    Judges chide state lawyers over gay marriage bansKansas City StarGay marriage is legal in 19 states as well as the District of Columbia, and advocates have won more than 20 court victories around the country since the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages last ...
  • Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case - Kansas City Star August 26, 2014
    Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage caseKansas City StarThe Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling. Each case deals with whether statewide gay marriage bans are constitutional.
  • Health-care fears loom large in gay marriage cases - Kansas City Star August 25, 2014
    USA TODAYHealth-care fears loom large in gay marriage casesKansas City StarQuasney and her partner, Amy Sandler, are among dozens of couples challenging Indiana's and Wisconsin's gay marriage bans in a case being heard Tuesday in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Looming large in the case is the issue of ...State-by-state breakdown

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  • You can't deport me... I am gay: Thug's claim moments before being put on a ... - Daily Mail August 29, 2014
    Daily MailYou can't deport me... I am gay: Thug's claim moments before being put on a ...Daily MailA violent father-of-two escaped deportation moments before being put on a plane to Jamaica – by suddenly declaring he was homosexual. Alvin Brissett, 55, was ordered to be sent back to his Jamaican homeland after building up a long criminal record ...
  • Mount Holyoke Students Advocate For The Rights Of Transgender Students At ... - BuzzFeed August 29, 2014
    Mount Holyoke Students Advocate For The Rights Of Transgender Students At ...BuzzFeed“Although there have not been any cases as public as Calliope Wong's rejection from Smith College, we know that trans women have been similarly excluded from Mount Holyoke,” board members of Open Gates, a Mount Holyoke student organization, told ...

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  • 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
  • Talking fashion with Kara Laricks April 29, 2014
    Overland Park native, fashion designer, writer and motivational speaker Kara Laricks has conquered reality television, the New York fashion world and an elementary school classroom. Laricks won the first season of NBC’s “Fashion Star,” landing design contracts with retailers H&M, Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s, but remains true to her Midwestern roots. She
    Kynslie Otte