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  • 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 ...and more »
  • 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 […]
  • Private Birthday Party: A Look at Kansas City's Long Lost Drag Queens - Daily Beast April 10, 2014
    Daily BeastPrivate Birthday Party: A Look at Kansas City's Long Lost Drag QueensDaily BeastWith the help of Stuart Hinds of GLAMA (the Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America) at the University of Missouri-Kansas City—a "scholar as far as Kansas City's gay history goes"—Boles and Heishman have recovered over two hundred vintage images.Port […]
  • 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 »
  • Kansas bill kills long-held teacher rights - MSNBC April 7, 2014
    The New Civil Rights MovementKansas bill kills long-held teacher rightsMSNBCLGBT activists also condemned the bill. Tom Witt, the executive director of Equality Kansas, said that the bill will make it easier for homophobic administrators to fire teachers based on their sexual orientation. “There are gay and lesbian teachers in ...GOP Governor About To Strip […]

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  • Procedural tiff could foul Oklahoma lesbian couples' marriage quest - The Denver Post April 18, 2014
    Washington PostProcedural tiff could foul Oklahoma lesbian couples' marriage questThe Denver PostBut plaintiff attorney Don Holladay, who represents two Oklahoma lesbian couples, suggested an ironclad reason they sued Smith: a 10th Circuit panel of judges ordered them to sue the clerk in 2009. The argument looms large because if the defense is ...Book: […]
  • Transgender activist highlights importance of self-acceptance, identity - UW Badger Herald April 18, 2014
    UW Badger HeraldTransgender activist highlights importance of self-acceptance, identityUW Badger HeraldMock, the New York Times bestselling author of “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More” and a transgender woman, was the featured speaker at the Distinguished Lecture Series for the LGBT Campus Center's Out and About […]

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