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  • Chile families fight for acceptance of transgender children - Kansas City Star August 22, 2017
    Kansas City StarChile families fight for acceptance of transgender childrenKansas City StarThe Kansas City Star | KansasCity.com ... The uncomfortable incident two years ago, led Flores and her husband to launch a legal battle for the rights of their daughter — a struggle that has encouraged the families of other trans children to demand ...and […]
  • Military-style Christian sect leader charged in abuse case - Kansas City Star August 22, 2017
    Minneapolis Star TribuneMilitary-style Christian sect leader charged in abuse caseKansas City StarA leader of a New Mexico military-style Christian sect is facing dozens of child sexual abuse charges in a case that authorities say is connected to widespread abuse by the religious commune. Peter Green of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training ...The Latest: Ex-Christian sect member […]
  • Human Rights Campaign slams Kearney School District on Facebook over yearbook fiasco - Kansas City Star August 18, 2017
    Kansas City StarHuman Rights Campaign slams Kearney School District on Facebook over yearbook fiascoKansas City StarThe Human Rights Campaign-Kansas City rebuked Kearney School District officials for not apologizing publicly to gay graduates whose quotes were stripped from the 2017 yearbook. The HRC “would like to express its deepest disappointment in the outcome ...and more »
  • Transgender New Yorkers have new health insurance protection - Kansas City Star August 17, 2017
    Transgender New Yorkers have new health insurance protectionKansas City StarTransgender individuals in New York state have new protections when it comes to health insurance coverage. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health insurers can't deny coverage based on gender identity. A state Department of Financial Services letter ...and more »
  • Kearney grads address school board over omission of gay students' quotes from yearbook - Kansas City Star August 17, 2017
    Kansas City StarKearney grads address school board over omission of gay students' quotes from yearbookKansas City StarOne of the two gay Kearney High School graduates whose quotes were omitted from the yearbook addressed the district's school board Wednesday night. “My voice was taken, and I became one of the silenced,” Thomas Swartz wrote in a […]

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  • Chile families fight for acceptance of transgender children - San Francisco Chronicle August 22, 2017
    San Francisco ChronicleChile families fight for acceptance of transgender childrenSan Francisco ChronicleThe uncomfortable incident two years ago, led Flores and her husband to launch a legal battle for the rights of their daughter — a struggle that has encouraged the families of other trans children to demand greater acceptance and that has fed the ...and […]
  • Savage Love Letter of the Day: Cis Woman Mistaken For Trans - The Portland Mercury (blog) August 21, 2017
    The Portland Mercury (blog)Savage Love Letter of the Day: Cis Woman Mistaken For TransThe Portland Mercury (blog)And like her aunts, she regularly encounters assholes who assume that she is transgender and they HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT THAT. I never felt any embarrassment about it; from the beginning I was just too head-over-heels to care […]

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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