Welcome to the homepage for UMKC LGBTQIA Programs & Services. 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 programs aim to provide students, faculty, and […]
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
- Gay, Christian author seeks to start a conversation - Kansas.com April 22, 2014Kansas.comGay, Christian author seeks to start a conversationKansas.comVines said that when it comes to advocating for same-sex marriage, those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities are weakest when they try to talk about the Bible. So the project aims to train them and other affirming Christians in ...God and the Gay Christian: A Wesleya […]
- Was Suspect in Kansas Murders Tied to Attack on Gay Bookstore? - Advocate.com April 19, 2014Advocate.comWas Suspect in Kansas Murders Tied to Attack on Gay Bookstore?Advocate.comFrazier Glenn Miller, accused of killing three people at Jewish community sites last weekend, may have connections to murders at a gay adult bookstore in North Carolina in 1987, says an investigative report from Raw Story.
- Kansas shooter's ties to 1987 gay slayings: Did feds protect a killer? - QNotes April 18, 2014QNotesKansas 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 ...
- Anti-gay protesters should know they're not in Kansas anymore - MassLive.com April 16, 2014KtooAnti-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, 2014Daily 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 […]
- Married lesbian threesome expecting their first baby in July - Daily Mail April 23, 2014Daily MailMarried lesbian threesome expecting their first baby in JulyDaily MailKitten explains: 'My father had stopped talking to me for a period of time after I came out not only as gay, but as also dating two women. 'But shortly before the wedding, the bonds began mending and he agreed to walk me - his youngest daughter - down ...Married lesbian […]
- Federal Judge to Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case - ABC News April 23, 2014Washington Post (blog)Federal Judge to Hear Oregon Gay Marriage CaseABC NewsA federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure. Four gay and lesbian couples have filed suit asking a judge to declare the ban ...Anti-gay marriage sentiment fading […]
- Benefit concert provides patrons with limitless laughter November 18, 2013Margaret 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, 2013LGBTQIA 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