LGBTQIA Social Meetings Every Wednesday of Spring 2017 (starting February 1st) 1-2pm in Student Union 325 (Rainbow Lounge) LGBTQIA Programs & Services and 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
- APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold - Kansas City Star June 23, 2017Kansas City StarAPNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment holdKansas City StarMilitary chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two ...and more »
- California bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states over anti-LGBT laws - Fox News June 23, 2017Fox NewsCalifornia bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states over anti-LGBT lawsFox NewsLawmakers passed legislation last year banning non-essential travel to states with laws that discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. North Carolina, Kansas, Mississippi and Tennessee are already on the list. California ...Citing LGBT discrimination, California bans state travel to Kentucky […]
- A Queer, Undocumented, Rural American Tells His Story At Kansas City's LGBT Film Festival - KCUR June 22, 2017KCURA Queer, Undocumented, Rural American Tells His Story At Kansas City's LGBT Film FestivalKCURAs quickly becomes clear in Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America, one of the movies in this year's Out Here Now — Kansas City LGBT Film Festival, the undocumented part of Serrano's identity is what brings much more pain and heartbreak.
- Former Kansas City Chief comes out as gay, credits organization - KCTV5 - KCTV Kansas City June 20, 2017KCTV Kansas CityFormer Kansas City Chief comes out as gay, credits organization - KCTV5KCTV Kansas CityFormer Chiefs offensive tackle Ryan O'Callaghan came out as gay in a report from Cyd Zeigler of Outsports.com. In the article, O'Callaghan credited former Kansas City General Manager Scott Pioli and local counselor Susan Wilson as key figures that ...Ex-Chiefs […]
- Local work on display at Kansas City's LGBT Film Festival - KSHB June 19, 2017KSHBLocal work on display at Kansas City's LGBT Film FestivalKSHB"Out Here Now" started 18 years ago. It is regarded as one of the most visible and highly regarded LGBT cultural programs in the Midwest. One of the movies being shown is based off a book series written by KC native Jay Bell. He will be […]
- Pakistan just issued its first passport with a transgender category - Vox June 23, 2017VoxPakistan just issued its first passport with a transgender categoryVoxTrans Action Pakistan, an advocacy organization for Pakistan's transgender community, shared a post on its Facebook page saying that the president of the organization, Farzana Jan, was the first person to have a passport carrying the transgender identity.
- Military chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistments - Fox News June 23, 2017Daily BeastMilitary chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistmentsFox NewsTransgender servicemembers have been able to serve openly in the military since last year, when former Defense Secretary Ash Carter ended the ban, declaring it the right thing to do. Since Oct. 1, transgender troops have been able to receive medical ...Military heads request 6 month […]
- 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