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November 12th PFLAG KC Meeting features Ceri Anne Lewis

Ceri Anne Lewis is a Christian Transgender Woman, and parent of two adult kids, Kevin and Kaitlin. Ceri (pronounced Carrie) lives in the Kansas City area, but was raised in Minnesota, Montana, and North Dakota. As a Navy Veteran she has been stationed in Norfolk, VA, San Diego, CA, Pensacola, and Key West, FL. Ceri […]

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October 8 Meeting

October 8th PFLAG KC Meeting. Our meeting features Debi Jackson.  Debi is a PFLAG KC past president. Debi lives with her husband and two children in Kansas City, Missouri. She has become an advocate for transgender rights and acceptance because of her daughter. She now speaks openly about her family to provide others with a […]

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September Meeting, Dr. Loren A. Olson

Our September 10th PFLAG-KC Meeting at 3:00 at Village Presbyterian Church features Dr. Loren A. Olson, author of FINALLY OUT. Dr. Loren A. Olson has frequently been asked two questions: How could you not know that you were gay until the age of forty? Wasn’t your marriage just a sham to protect yourself at your […]

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Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case that Made History

Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case that Made History is the powerful story of a student who stood up to his anti-gay tormentors and filed a federal lawsuit against his school district. The suit led to a landmark federal court decision holding that school officials could be held accountable for not stopping the harassment and […]

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August 13, 2017 PFLAG KC Meeting

Our meeting on August 13th will feature St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Lenexa, Kansas. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church welcomes and affirms the LGBT Community. Nancy Carson, Cathy Matlack and Cindy Kneely from St. Paul’s will share their stories as well. St. Paul’s is a United Methodist Church in Lenexa, KS. Their faith community […]

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July Meeting – The HIMM Project

Our July meeting will feature Jonathon Antle, he/him/his, Prevention Specialist & Program Coordinator – The HIMM Project.  Jonathon Antle joined Kansas City CARE Clinic in May 2016 as a Prevention Specialist and to be Program Coordinator for The HIMM Project. He received a Bachelor’s of Music Education (K-12) from Southwest Baptist University in 2008, and then moved to KC to […]

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June Meeting

Our June 11th meeting will feature Finoa Nowling with SOFFA Kansas City. Fiona Nowling is originally from England and moved to Kansas to marry her wife, Una, a transsexual woman over 14 years ago.  Since then, she has led the SOFFA group for four years, spoken at conferences and in schools, co-hosts Trans Talk, an episode […]

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May Meeting, Sunday, May 14th. Potluck at 3:00! Bring a dish to share!

Speaking Out – A Note from our PFLAG KC President: What a busy time of year! Celebrations of all kinds! Graduations, Mother’s Day and the end of school. Four years ago, my daughter told me she was gay. Now she is graduating from college on Mother’s Day. To be true to herself, she will be […]

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FUN HOME at the Kauffman Theatre

PFLAGKC has an opportunity to offer tickets to the musical FUN HOME at a 30% savings.  The dates of the show are May 30-June 4th.  Use Code:  PFLAGKC at the link below. https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/theatreleaguekc/EN/link/promotion/home Every once in a while a Broadway musical comes along that surprises, moves and excites audiences in ways only a truly landmark […]

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Speaking Out – A Note from PFLAG-KC President

I had the pleasure of attending the Heartland Men’s Chorus for their presentation of Identify.  The inspiration for this performance is the story of Tyler Clementi, an 18-year old, extremely talented and gifted freshman at Rutger’s University, who committed suicide in 2010 after he became a victim of a horrible act of cyberbullying because he was […]

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