BOYS (Jongens) Tuesday, September 16 • 7:00pm UMKC Student Union Theater Free Parking — Cherry Street Parking Garage (Level 5 only) In this beautiful and uplifting gay romance, two teen track stars discover first love as they train for the biggest relay race of their young lives. >> Preview
Join LGBTQIA Programs & Services for our Welcome Week events! Drag Queen Karaoke Tuesday, August 26th, 11am-1pm, Student Union Coffeehouse Hosted by Monique Heart and featuring Heidi Banks, come join LGBTQIA Programs & Services and the Union Programming Board for our 2014 Drag Queen Karaoke. LGBTQIA Ice Cream Social Thursday, August 28th, 11am-2pm, University […]
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, Intersex, 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 live. Our […]
UMKC LGBTQIA Programs & Services in collaboration with Dycon Productions is excited to bring you the Queer Queens of Qomedy, Saturday, April 12th at 7pm in the Student Union Theater. Tickets can be purchased here through the UMKC Central Ticket Office. Poppy Champlin’s stand-up pedigree is flawless; from her latest SHOWTIME SPECIAL: PRIDE, and LOGO […]
UMKC Pride Awards serves to acknowledge members of the UMKC community who have contributed to the betterment of our LGBTQIA community through education, support, programming, or activism. These select awards aim to identify outstanding individuals who have contributed through these areas of service and outreach, establishing a safer and more welcoming environment at UMKC. A […]
- Ex-Gov. Douglas' memoir tackles gay marriage veto - Kansas City Star September 1, 2014Ex-Gov. Douglas' memoir tackles gay marriage vetoKansas City StarAlmost four years after he left office and after a string of federal court decisions legalizing gay marriage, Douglas said last week that when he vetoed the gay marriage bill, he was acting on information he had at the time. He said he couldn't ...and more »
- gay marriage supporters push hard in 2014 - Kansas City Star September 1, 2014gay marriage supporters push hard in 2014Kansas City StarIndiana voters who'd hoped to decide whether to place the state's gay marriage ban in the constitution won't find the issue on the November ballot. But same-sex marriage is still playing a role in many political races, giving Democrats hopes of gaining ...
- Indiana gay marriage supporters push hard in 2014 - Kansas City Star September 1, 2014Indiana gay marriage supporters push hard in 2014Kansas City StarDemocratic Marion County Clerk Beth White says she's seen an increase in fundraising since she performed more than 300 same-sex weddings after a federal judge ruled Indiana's gay marriage ban was unconstitutional. She hopes that helps her campaign ...and more »
- Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted - Kansas First News August 30, 2014Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player draftedKansas First NewsRams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted. By Amy Himmelberg Published: August 30, 2014, 4:26 pm. Michael Sam. ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The seventh-round pick ...
- Abercrombie blames primary loss on gay marriage - Kansas City Star August 30, 2014Abercrombie blames primary loss on gay marriageKansas City StarRepublicans are allowed to vote for Democrats in Hawaii's open primary, and Abercrombie said they chose to vote against him because of his support for gay marriage and because they think his party rival, state Sen. David Ige, is an easier target to ...and more »
- Why the federal government spent $3 million to study lesbian obesity - Washington Post (blog) September 2, 2014Washington TimesWhy the federal government spent $3 million to study lesbian obesityWashington Post (blog)The federal government spent millions of dollars in recent years researching why lesbians have a higher obesity rate than heterosexual women and gay men, according to funding records. The ongoing National Institutes of Health study, now in its fourth ...
- “Grindr” gay smartphone app turns off “distance” option in face of privacy ... - AMERICAblog (blog) September 1, 2014AMERICAblog (blog)“Grindr” gay smartphone app turns off “distance” option in face of privacy ...AMERICAblog (blog)The popular gay smartphone app “Grindr” has turned off its “show your distance” option, apparently in response to concerns raised last week by privacy advocates. Grindr, an app used by gay men to meet other gay men (for dating, finding friends, o
- From airlines to airwaves May 6, 2014Thomas 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, 2014Overland 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. SheKynslie Otte