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  • Hawaii bill giving equal access to fertility treatment dies - KAKE April 22, 2017
    Hawaii bill giving equal access to fertility treatment diesKAKEHONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii lawmakers killed a bill that sought equal access to fertility treatments for gay and lesbian couples and single women. The decision came after health care lobbyists argued it was a bad idea to make insurers cover a fertility ...and more »
  • Morning Rush: LGBT rights, Jacob Ewing acquitted, mom has to bury another child - Kansas City Star April 21, 2017
    Kansas City StarMorning Rush: LGBT rights, Jacob Ewing acquitted, mom has to bury another childKansas City StarAllison Pecorin reports on a debate being waged by lawmakers in Jefferson City over whether gay people should be protected from losing their jobs and from other forms of discrimination because of their sexual orientation. “Until we pass this […]
  • Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure - KAKE April 21, 2017
    KAKEHillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secureKAKENEW YORK (AP) - Hillary Clinton told an audience of LGBT advocates Thursday night that the progress they've achieved in recent years may not be secure under the Donald Trump administration, and urged them to keep fighting. "I know that ... "We've heard ...Shattered: Inside Hillary […]
  • Harvey Weinstein complains of R rating for trans teen film - Kansas City Star April 21, 2017
    Kansas City StarHarvey Weinstein complains of R rating for trans teen filmKansas City StarHarvey Weinstein knows he can be temperamental, and he knows he's not above a good publicity stunt, but he said Thursday his complaints over an R rating for his company's upcoming trans teen family story "3 Generations" are worth the effort on […]
  • Health care lobby pushes back on Hawaii LGBT fertility bill - KAKE April 20, 2017
    KAKEHealth care lobby pushes back on Hawaii LGBT fertility billKAKEAdvocates from the gay and lesbian community are pushing for equal access to that money-saving benefit. A Hawaii bill would extend the IVF coverage mandate to same-sex couples and single women. It also would make Hawaii the first state to require ...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