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  • Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance - KAKE May 23, 2017
    KAKEWarriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearanceKAKE(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant wears a Finals cap during the trophy presentation after their 129-115 win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Monday, May 22, 2017, in San ...and more »
  • Transgender teens want a safe place to just 'BE' - Daytona Beach News-Journal May 23, 2017
    Daytona Beach News-JournalTransgender teens want a safe place to just 'BE'Daytona Beach News-JournalAlice O'Kelly, right, offered her leg as a drawing board to Rachael Mattingly, left, facing camera, and Carmen Gates, middle, during a recent KC Passages meeting at the Brush Creek Community Center on April 27, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. [Kansas .... “I […]
  • 2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sex - Kansas City Star May 23, 2017
    Kansas City Star2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sexKansas City StarTwo men in Indonesia's Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the world's most populous Muslim country and which rights advocates denounced as "medieval ...Indonesia police arrest dozens […]
  • Denver man arrested after removing transgender woman's testicles - fox4kc.com May 23, 2017
    fox4kc.comDenver man arrested after removing transgender woman's testiclesfox4kc.comDENVER -- A man without a medical license was arrested after allegedly using an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman at her apartment, the Denver Police Department said. James Pennington, 57 of Denver, is alleged to have ...Police: Denver man castrated transgender woman in […]
  • Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools - Kansas City Star May 22, 2017
    Kansas City StarTexas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schoolsKansas City StarA transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools. A broader proposal mandating that virtually all ...Texas […]

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  • Indonesia canes two men for having gay sex - New York Post May 23, 2017
    The GuardianIndonesia canes two men for having gay sexNew York PostTwo men in Indonesia's Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the world's most populous Muslim country and which rights advocates denounced as “medieval ...Indonesian men caned for consensual gay sex in […]
  • Queer Prom A Safe Alternative For LGBT Teens - Hartford Courant May 23, 2017
    Hartford CourantQueer Prom A Safe Alternative For LGBT TeensHartford CourantWe were creating a safe space," says Linda Estabrook, executive director of the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective and the founder of Queer Prom. "But there is still a certain cultural identity that goes along with having a queer prom. It's a ...and more »

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  • Keep the Anger, Lose the Hate November 15, 2016
    Anger is a powerful tool. If nothing else, this election proved that fact. Trump ran a hateful, angry campaign, and it paid off very well for him. The impulse to spew all that hate right back into his orange, pudgy little face is alarmingly strong. Succumbing to this temptation is satisfying too. The only thing […]
    Sam Danley
  • How KC Played a Role in LGBT History October 25, 2016
    The Stonewall riots, which took place in New York City during the summer of 1969, are generally considered the spark that ignited the gay liberation movement. While there’s no denying the importance of Stonewall, many people often overlook another event that also played an important role in the emergence of LGBT activism. The first ever […]
    Sam Danley