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  • Was Suspect in Kansas Murders Tied to Attack on Gay Bookstore? - Advocate.com April 19, 2014
    Advocate.comWas Suspect in Kansas Murders Tied to Attack on Gay Bookstore?Advocate.comFrazier Glenn Miller, accused of killing three people at Jewish community sites last weekend, may have connections to murders at a gay adult bookstore in North Carolina in 1987, says an investigative report from Raw Story.
  • Kansas shooter's ties to 1987 gay slayings: Did feds protect a killer? - QNotes April 18, 2014
    QNotesKansas shooter's ties to 1987 gay slayings: Did feds protect a killer?QNotesOn April 13, Frazier Glenn Miller was arrested after he allegedly shot and killed three people at a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish retirement center in suburban Kansas City. Within hours of the arrest, the media reported that Miller had a long ...Kansas KKK shooting […]
  • Anti-gay protesters should know they're not in Kansas anymore - MassLive.com April 16, 2014
    KtooAnti-gay protesters should know they're not in Kansas anymoreMassLive.comA visit by the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas on Wednesday to protest Derrick Gordon's coming-out announcement shows this group is nothing if not able to juggle its busy schedule of serving as God's vocal chords. Known for picketing ...Westboro Baptist Chur […]
  • School district suspends transgender teacher - Kansas First News April 9, 2014
    School district suspends transgender teacherKansas First NewsBy Brian Dulle, Kansas First News Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 3:29 pm ... (KBMT) A transgender substitute teacher says she has been told she should not return to her classes after parents complained about her. Laura Jane Klug, who was born ...and more »
  • Portraits And Party Scenes From Kansas City's Drag Ball Culture Revealed - KCUR April 9, 2014
    Philadelphia MagazinePortraits And Party Scenes From Kansas City's Drag Ball Culture RevealedKCURIn the 1950s and 1960s, gay and lesbian clubs dotted the Kansas City metro area. Bars, with names like The Ivanhoe Cabaret and The Terrace, "were widely viewed as having some of the finest entertainment around," according to the News-Telegraph in a […]

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  • What Alan Carr taught me about gay men's homophobia - The Guardian April 20, 2014
    The GuardianWhat Alan Carr taught me about gay men's homophobiaThe Guardian"Basically: gay men = fairies." But then Carr faced his detractors down with aplomb: "The most homophobia I get is from gays," he tweeted back, completing his riposte with a dig at their alleged "self-loathing". And then I felt quietly ashamed to hav […]
  • Want Marriage Equality? Follow the Obama/Biden Model, Not the Mozilla Model. - Slate Magazine (blog) April 20, 2014
    Slate Magazine (blog)Want Marriage Equality? Follow the Obama/Biden Model, Not the Mozilla Model.Slate Magazine (blog)He was sitting on the beach in Delaware with his father and some friends when an older gay couple walked over to say hello. His father, a Realtor, had sold them their apartment in a building nearby. The elder Biden hugged both men and said, “ […]

RSS UNews–UMKC Independent Student Newspaper

  • Benefit concert provides patrons with limitless laughter November 18, 2013
    Margaret Cho and company keep audience laughing, thinking An evening of laughs and raunchy entertainment commandeered the Folly Theatre on Nov. 13. A benefit show for the LIKEME Lighthouse, a Kansas City-based LGBT community center, offered a line-up of topnotch comedians. Chely Wright, Kansas City native and founder of the LIKEME organization, hosted the ni […]
    Roze Brooks
  • LGBTQIA Programs and Services Celebrates 10 Years September 10, 2013
    LGBTQIA Programs and Services celebrates 10 years of dedication and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally students this year. Though this acronym may seem long and overwhelming to some, UMKC’s history of pride and progress has paved the way for the success of not only the decade-old resource center, […]
    Jessica Turner