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  • California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states - KAKE June 23, 2017
    Breitbart NewsCalifornia AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other statesKAKE(AP) - California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year. Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra ... Lawmakers passed ...California bans state-funded travel to Texas, says new adoption […]
  • A Queer, Undocumented, Rural American Tells His Story At Kansas City's LGBT Film Festival - KCUR June 22, 2017
    KCURA Queer, Undocumented, Rural American Tells His Story At Kansas City's LGBT Film FestivalKCURAs quickly becomes clear in Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America, one of the movies in this year's Out Here Now — Kansas City LGBT Film Festival, the undocumented part of Serrano's identity is what brings much more pain and heartbreak.
  • Former Kansas City Chief comes out as gay, credits organization - KCTV5 - KCTV Kansas City June 20, 2017
    KCTV Kansas CityFormer Kansas City Chief comes out as gay, credits organization - KCTV5KCTV Kansas CityFormer Chiefs offensive tackle Ryan O'Callaghan came out as gay in a report from Cyd Zeigler of Outsports.com. In the article, O'Callaghan credited former Kansas City General Manager Scott Pioli and local counselor Susan Wilson as key figures that ...Ex-Chiefs […]
  • Local work on display at Kansas City's LGBT Film Festival - KSHB June 19, 2017
    KSHBLocal work on display at Kansas City's LGBT Film FestivalKSHB"Out Here Now" started 18 years ago. It is regarded as one of the most visible and highly regarded LGBT cultural programs in the Midwest. One of the movies being shown is based off a book series written by KC native Jay Bell. He will be […]
  • Trans Am cyclist dies in western Kansas crash - KFDI June 18, 2017
    KFDITrans Am cyclist dies in western Kansas crashKFDIThe Kansas Highway Patrol says 61-year-old Eric Fishbein of San Luis Obispo, California was traveling east on K-96 when he was struck from behind by a car, driven by a 25-year-old Hays woman. Fishbein died at the scene. KFDI News has confirmed that ...Eric Fishbein, a California bicyclist, killed […]

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  • Transgender: Pregnant Mom Insists She Is a Man - Breitbart News June 23, 2017
    Breitbart NewsTransgender: Pregnant Mom Insists She Is a ManBreitbart NewsA woman is insisting she is still a “transgender man,” even though she is visibly pregnant and has also stopped taking male hormones. Kaci Sullivan, 29, of Wisconsin, became pregnant with her second child just six months after she stopped taking male ...
  • 'Mr Gay Syria': film documents lives of LGBTI Syrian refugees - CNN June 23, 2017
    CNN'Mr Gay Syria': film documents lives of LGBTI Syrian refugeesCNNBut confronting LGBTI issues isn't the only way that "Mr Gay Syria" surprises. Instead of focusing solely on the hardships facing Syrian refugees, the film sheds light on a close-knit community of displaced friends who find laughter and levity in the ...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