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  • Gun violence, gay rights and war: Highlights from Rep. Kevin Yoder's town hall - Kansas City Star August 23, 2017
    Kansas City StarGun violence, gay rights and war: Highlights from Rep. Kevin Yoder's town hallKansas City StarThe issue of gun violence, including racially and politically-motivated attacks that have taken place in Kansas and around U.S., repeatedly came up during the event in Olathe, where an engineer from India was murdered earlier this year allegedly ...and […]
  • Study gauges perceptions of transgender youths in small towns - KU Today August 23, 2017
    KU TodayStudy gauges perceptions of transgender youths in small townsKU TodayMegan Paceley, assistant professor of social welfare at the University of Kansas, has published a study in which she surveyed 70 and interviewed seven transgender youths who live in small towns in a Midwestern state. ... Others reported their schools ...and more »
  • 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers becomes first openly LGBT coach - CBSSports.com August 22, 2017
    CBSSports.com49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers becomes first openly LGBT coachCBSSports.comOn Tuesday, Sowers herself made history, when she opened up to OutSports and become the first openly LGBT coach in the NFL, male or female. "No matter what you do in life, one of the ... "At first, I was nervous to tell him as many […]
  • Chile families fight for acceptance of transgender children - Kansas City Star August 22, 2017
    Kansas City StarChile families fight for acceptance of transgender childrenKansas City StarThe Kansas City Star | KansasCity.com ... The uncomfortable incident two years ago, led Flores and her husband to launch a legal battle for the rights of their daughter — a struggle that has encouraged the families of other trans children to demand ...and […]
  • Editorial: Kearney High School officials, please report to the office - Kansas City Star August 18, 2017
    Kansas City StarEditorial: Kearney High School officials, please report to the officeKansas City StarFirst, as we wrote earlier this week, administrators at the school decided to delete the quotes under yearbook photos of two graduating seniors who are gay and had alluded to their sexuality in their messages. The officials took another wrong turn when […]

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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