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  • California students and athletes hit by new travel ban against anti-LGBT states - Los Angeles Times February 21, 2017
    Los Angeles TimesCalifornia students and athletes hit by new travel ban against anti-LGBT statesLos Angeles TimesA new California law bans state-funded travel to states that discriminate against the LGBT community. And the California attorney general has listed Tennessee as one of them, along with Kansas, North Carolina and Mississippi. At least 18 students at UC ...
  • Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal - Kansas City Star February 20, 2017
    Kansas City StarTeen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legalKansas City StarTeen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found. The research found declines in states that passed laws allowing gays to marry before the ...State Same-Sex Marriage […]
  • Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month - Kansas City Star February 20, 2017
    Kansas City StarTrans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first monthKansas City StarAfter President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking. "Too much has happened," European Union leader Donald ...and more »
  • LGBT inclusion in sex education for Kansas public schools - KSNT February 16, 2017
    KSNTLGBT inclusion in sex education for Kansas public schoolsKSNTLAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) – A gender equality group in Kansas is looking for lawmakers to bring big changes to the state. Those changes would be for all Kansas public schools to teach LGBT inclusive sex education to students. Kansas schools would have ...and more »
  • Parents of transgender students appeal to Trump on bathrooms - KAKE February 15, 2017
    KAKEParents of transgender students appeal to Trump on bathroomsKAKE(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 17, 2016 file photo, a new sticker is placed on the door at the ceremonial opening of a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. Hundreds of parents across the country have call.and more »

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  • How Marshall became Marsha: A transgender school bus driver embraces what she knew she was - OCRegister February 21, 2017
    OCRegisterHow Marshall became Marsha: A transgender school bus driver embraces what she knew she wasOCRegisterThe journey from Marshall Morgan to Marsha. The 6-foot-2 Morgan came out publicly as transgender a few years ago, legally changing the first name to Marsha. As a child no on came to his birthday parties. Girls teased him and boys […]
  • Trump to roll back protections for transgender students: report - The Hill February 21, 2017
    Advocate.comTrump to roll back protections for transgender students: reportThe HillPresident Trump's administration on Tuesday will reportedly rescind guidance to schools that bars discrimination against transgender students. The Washington Blade reported that the president has approved a plan for the Justice Department and Education ...Report: Trump Administration to Rescind Trans Student GuidelinesAdvocate.comHRC Responds to Reports That Trump […]

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  • Keep the Anger, Lose the Hate November 15, 2016
    Anger 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, 2016
    The 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