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  • Take that, Washington! Texas looks to nullify federal laws - KAKE April 28, 2017
    KAKETake that, Washington! Texas looks to nullify federal lawsKAKE(AP Photo/Eric Gay). In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 photo, Rep. Cecil Bell Jr., R-Magnolia works at his desk in the House Chamber at the Texas State Capitol, in Austin, Texas. Republicans control Congress and President Donald Trump has promised to d.and more »
  • Texas backs tough 'sanctuary city' ban as federal push slows - KAKE April 27, 2017
    KAKETexas backs tough 'sanctuary city' ban as federal push slowsKAKE(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Texas Rep. Rafael Anchia, D-Dallas, at podium, is surrounded by fellow lawmakers as he speaks against an anti-"sanctuary cities" bill that has already cleared the Texas Senate and seeks to jail sheriffs and other officials who refu.Senate Bill 4 - Texas Legislature OnlineTexas […]
  • Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop - KAKE April 25, 2017
    KAKEMethodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishopKAKENEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The highest court in the United Methodist Church considered Tuesday whether to invalidate the election of the denomination's first openly gay bishop, amid a struggle to avoid schism over the Bible and same-sex relationships. The ...Could LGBT debate split Methodists? Some say […]
  • Russian foreign minister: No proof of persecution of gay men - Kansas City Star April 24, 2017
    Kansas City StarRussian foreign minister: No proof of persecution of gay menKansas City StarMoscow wants to protect human rights but has no reason to believe reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya, Russian officials said on Monday. The Novaya Gazeta newspaper earlier this month reported that police in the predominantly Muslim ...Chechen killing and […]
  • Prospects dimming for LGBT rights in Missouri this session - Kansas City Star April 23, 2017
    Prospects dimming for LGBT rights in Missouri this sessionKansas City StarIt's legal now in Missouri to fire someone or evict them from an apartment if they are gay, and efforts by some state lawmakers to outlaw such discrimination are dwindling as the session nears a close. The Kansas City Star reported (http://bit.ly ...and more »

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  • Durham girl, 12, describes growing up transgender - WMUR Manchester April 28, 2017
    WMUR ManchesterDurham girl, 12, describes growing up transgenderWMUR ManchesterLia is transgender and has just started taking a hormone blocker to avoid male puberty. She admitted that making the transition has not been easy. "There are those people that are like, 'You can't be a girl because you were not born a girl. You have ...and […]
  • Russell Tovey and his dream role in 'gay fantasia' - BBC News April 28, 2017
    BBC NewsRussell Tovey and his dream role in 'gay fantasia'BBC NewsFew stage productions attract the level of expectation which surrounds the National Theatre's new revival in London of Tony Kushner's 1990s play Angels in America. Its star cast ensured it sold out within days. But Russell Tovey says the gay drama was ...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