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  • 15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban - Kansas City Star October 16, 2017
    15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military banKansas City StarMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is leading a group of 15 Democratic attorneys general in opposing President Donald Trump's administration's plan to bar transgender individuals from openly serving in the military. ... The brief supports a ...and more »
  • Russia: Formal complaint made over gay crackdown in Chechnya - Kansas City Star October 16, 2017
    Russia: Formal complaint made over gay crackdown in ChechnyaKansas City StarHe says other people in the same facility were tortured and beaten for being gay. Lapunov is the first person to file a complaint with Russian authorities over systemic anti-LGBT attacks that human rights defenders and media outlets say have taken ...and more »
  • Majority overestimates US gay population, could influence gay rights policies - EurekAlert (press release) October 16, 2017
    Majority overestimates US gay population, could influence gay rights policiesEurekAlert (press release)LAWRENCE -- The public tends to overestimate the American gay and lesbian population, and those who do so are less likely to support equal rights measures, according to a new study by two University of Kansas political scientists. However, the ...and more »
  • Author of Transgender Book for Children Will Visit Wichita - U.S. News & World Report October 12, 2017
    Author of Transgender Book for Children Will Visit WichitaU.S. News & World Report(AP) — The author of a children's book about a transgender fourth-grader is planning to visit a city in Kansas where the book's presence in school libraries has prompted debate. The Wichita Eagle reports that Alex Gino has announced a Nov. 2 ...and […]
  • US Supreme Court is asked to block Mississippi LGBT law - Kansas City Star October 10, 2017
    US Supreme Court is asked to block Mississippi LGBT lawKansas City StarThe Mississippi law allows clerks to cite religious objections to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and protects merchants who refuse services to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people. It could affect ...and more »

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  • 15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban - Fox News October 16, 2017
    15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military banFox NewsBOSTON – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is leading a group of 15 Democratic attorneys general in opposing President Donald Trump's administration's plan to bar transgender individuals from openly serving in the military. ... The brief ...and more »
  • 14 States Slam Trump's Transgender-Soldier Ban in Court - Bloomberg October 16, 2017
    Bloomberg14 States Slam Trump's Transgender-Soldier Ban in CourtBloombergMore than a dozen U.S. states joined forces in court to slam a proposed ban on transgender Americans serving in the armed forces, saying the Trump administration is peddling discredited myths to justify an “irrational" return to military discrimination.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