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  • Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law - Kansas City Star August 1, 2014
    Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay lawKansas City StarA Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked a quorum. Activists erupted in cheers after the court ruled the law ...and more »
  • Sexy Gay Flick Becomes New GOP Weapon - Daily Beast August 1, 2014
    Sexy Gay Flick Becomes New GOP WeaponDaily BeastIn 2008, Alan LaPolice had a bit part in an independent movie with homosexual overtones, and now he has a starring role in the August 5 Republican primary in Kansas' 1st Congressional District. LaPolice is attempting to unseat Rep. Tim Huelskamp, who ...and more »
  • Kansas dad charged with first-degree murder after leaving foster baby in hot car - New York Daily News July 31, 2014
    New York Daily NewsKansas dad charged with first-degree murder after leaving foster baby in hot carNew York Daily NewsThe new charges filed Wednesday also mean Seth Jackson, 29, can no longer have contact with his husband or his five other adopted and foster children the couple have custody over while facing charges in the death of Kadillak, a foster baby th
  • Gay Man Arrested After Baby Girl He Wanted to Adopt With Partner Dies in Hot ... - Christian Post July 27, 2014
    Christian PostGay Man Arrested After Baby Girl He Wanted to Adopt With Partner Dies in Hot ...Christian PostA gay Wichita, Kansas man who was trying to adopt a 10-month-old girl with his partner was arrested on suspicion of aggravated child endangerment Thursday when the infant died after he forgot that he had left her and another child inside his car in ...
  • Church pantry worker fired for being a lesbian sues Catholic diocese - Kansas City Star July 17, 2014
    The GuardianChurch pantry worker fired for being a lesbian sues Catholic dioceseKansas City StarHowever, an April article in The Kansas City Star's 816 news magazine mentioned her marriage to the Rev. Donna Simon of St. Mark Hope and Peace Lutheran Church. Within a month, Colleen Simon had been fired at Finn's direction, she alleges.Fired for being

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  • Gay-rights groups dispute federal survey's estimate of population - Washington Post August 2, 2014
    The Guardian (blog)Gay-rights groups dispute federal survey's estimate of populationWashington PostGay-rights activists are distressed over the results of the first large-scale federal survey measuring sexual orientation in the United States, in which it reported in July that less than 3 percent of the population identifies as gay, lesbian or ...Gay men
  • Stay Sought in Ruling on Va. Gay-Marriage Ban - ABC News August 2, 2014
    The Virginian-PilotStay Sought in Ruling on Va. Gay-Marriage BanABC NewsIn a statement, the American Foundation for Equal Rights, which argued against Virginia's gay marriage ban, said every court that has heard the issue has agreed: "There is no good reason to deny gay and lesbian Virginians and Americans the freedom to ...Delay sought after court

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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