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  • 5 things Oklahoma fans need to know about Kansas State - Dallas News October 20, 2017
    Dallas News5 things Oklahoma fans need to know about Kansas StateDallas NewsFILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Kansas State quarterback Alex Delton (5) is stopped short of the goal line by Texas defensive back Brandon Jones (19) in overtime of an NCAA college football game, in Austin, Texas. Texas won 40-34. Delton […]
  • This Missouri city is one of the worst for LGBT people in the nation, report says - Kansas City Star October 20, 2017
    Kansas City StarThis Missouri city is one of the worst for LGBT people in the nation, report saysKansas City Star“A growing body of research has shown that cities that have vibrant gay and lesbian communities have higher levels of income, life satisfaction, housing values, and emotional attachment to their community as well as higher concentrations […]
  • Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case - Kansas City Star October 20, 2017
    Kansas City StarProminent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights caseKansas City StarMary Jennifer Russell, owner of Sugaree's Bakery in New Albany, Mississippi, said, "I can decide what to create and what to serve, but not to say I won't serve it to a gay person, or a transgender person or a woman or a […]
  • Conservative Iowa city to host first gay pride festival - Kansas City Star October 19, 2017
    Conservative Iowa city to host first gay pride festivalKansas City StarA conservative city in northwest Iowa is hosting its first pride festival to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Orange City ... They say they hope the event brings hope to queer kids who are struggling to be accepted in the ...and more »
  • Westboro Baptist Church, known for anti-gay picketing, to protest at Seminole County churches - Orlando Sentinel October 18, 2017
    Orlando SentinelWestboro Baptist Church, known for anti-gay picketing, to protest at Seminole County churchesOrlando Sentinel“We just turn our back and ignore them as I hope everyone will,” said Terry DeCarlo, a spokesman for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Central Florida. “They're just looking for the publicity. They thrive on that because it […]

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  • Trans Soul Legend Jackie Shane's Songs Are More Powerful Than Ever - VICE October 20, 2017
    VICETrans Soul Legend Jackie Shane's Songs Are More Powerful Than EverVICEI think of that a lot when I hear Jackie Shane sing," Cait Brennan, a transgender singer and songwriter, wrote in an email. "Jackie Shane is a musical force to be reckoned with," fellow trans singer/songwriter Mel Stone agreed. "If she were cisgender ...
  • Coach allegedly told team to taunt player for having lesbian parents - New York Post October 20, 2017
    New York PostCoach allegedly told team to taunt player for having lesbian parentsNew York PostA Maine high school varsity football coach is out of a job after he allegedly told his players to taunt an opposing player for having two mothers as parents, according to a report. Parents Lynn and Stephanie Eckersley-Ray said Gray-New Gloucester […]

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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