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  • Gay marriage debated in Kansas - Politico October 21, 2014
    PoliticoGay marriage debated in KansasPoliticoWICHITA, Kan. — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vowed Monday to defend Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage, while Democratic challenger Paul Davis said during a debate Monday that there's nothing either of them can do at this point because the ...and more »
  • San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, Kansas City chorus make World Series wager - San Francisco Examiner October 21, 2014
    San Francisco ExaminerSan Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, Kansas City chorus make World Series wagerSan Francisco ExaminerKansas City, San Francisco accepts your challenge. Not just between baseball teams, but between gay men's choruses. The Heartland Men's Chorus threw down the gauntlet Monday morning, with director Dustin Cates making a wager: i
  • Dalton Gay, 16, sentenced to juvenile jail for killing father in 2013 in Shawnee - Kansas City Star October 20, 2014
    fox4kc.comDalton Gay, 16, sentenced to juvenile jail for killing father in 2013 in ShawneeKansas City StarIn subsequent interviews with police and mental health professionals, Dalton Gay described a relentless torrent of emotional, verbal, physical and sexual abuse at the hands of his father. Dalton was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder as a ...B
  • Court sets hearing in Kansas gay marriage lawsuit - KWCH October 20, 2014
    KWCHCourt sets hearing in Kansas gay marriage lawsuitKWCHAt issue is the request by the American Civil Liberties Union for a temporary injunction that would bring Kansas into line with a binding 10th Circuit Court of Appeals precedent set in other cases. The ACLU argues gay couples should not be prevented ...Kansas: Court sets hearing in gay-marriage lawsuit
  • Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback: Gay marriage too liberal for Kansas - Kansas City Star October 20, 2014
    Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback: Gay marriage too liberal for KansasKansas City StarVoters added the gay-marriage ban to the Kansas Constitution in 2005, with nearly 70 percent of them approving the measure in a statewide election. But federal courts have invalidated similar bans elsewhere, and the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear ...and more »

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  • Meet Queer Fashion Designer BCALLA - Huffington Post October 21, 2014
    Meet Queer Fashion Designer BCALLAHuffington PostAfter hearing this critique I started heavily researching queer theory focusing on the trans community. It was through this research that it dawned on me that as a cognitive person you are able to choose your own identity. I find those who are ...
  • Wyoming Becomes Latest to Legalize Gay Marriage - ABC News October 21, 2014
    ABC NewsWyoming Becomes Latest to Legalize Gay MarriageABC NewsWyoming has become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard still influences national perceptions. State lawyers filed a legal ...Lawsuit challenges Mississippi gay marriag

RSS UNews–UMKC Independent Student Newspaper

  • Ice Cream Social serves up sugary introductions: Pride Alliance and LGBTQIA Programs & Services hold 9th annual event to raise awareness for LGBT programs September 8, 2014
    Pride Alliance and LGBTQIA Programs & Services co-sponsored the 9th annual Welcome Week Ice Cream Social on Aug. 28 in the University Walkway. Kona Ice served tropical flavored shaved ice to interested students from a company truck parked in the walkway. Pride Alliance, the University’s LGBT student organization, hosts the Ice Cream Social with LGBTQIA [
    Tory Foulk
  • From airlines to airwaves May 6, 2014
    Thomas 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