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 […]
Help support LGBTQIA Programs & Services, while showing your Roo-Pride! LGBTQIA Programs & Services is proud to be celebrating 10 years of service at UMKC. Your support contributes to continued programs, resources, and support for our students at UMKC. Contact email@example.com to arrange your order today. $10 for students | $20 for non-students
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