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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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Gender Revolution

We had an amazing panel participate in the Question and Answer session after the National Geographic Gender Revolution screening on March 26th at LikeMeLighthouse! Kathryn Boman completed her Masters of Social Work at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2016 and is a licensed social worker working in Kansas and Missouri. Kathryn’s professional purpose is to […]

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April 9th, 2017 Meeting

Our April 9th Meeting at the Village Presbyterian Church will be at 3:00.  Our speaker will be Andy Schuerman.  Andy has been a high school counselor since 2005 and taught Business/Marketing prior to that. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Secondary Education. He holds a Master’s of […]

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Gender Revolution Screening at LikeMeLighthouse Sunday, March 26, 3-5 PM

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February 12th Meeting

Paula Wilson will be our speaker at the February 12th meeting. Paula Wilson, LCMFT is a Marriage and Family Therapist who has been working with individuals, couples and families who are dealing with issues that arise when a smily member or loved one has identified as LGBTQ. The spiritual and emotional concerns can be difficult […]

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Women’s March in Kansas City

Several of us from PFLAG KC marched on Saturday, January 21, 2017. It was a beautiful day in Kansas City. One of our members was there early and saved us a great spot.  Shout Out to Judy!  The speakers were amazing and there were a lot of people with positive energy and respectful intentions!  I […]

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January 8, 2017 Meeting

January 8th Meeting Our first meeting of 2017 is going to be a good one! On Sunday, January 8th at 3:00, at Village Presbyterian Church our speaker will be Rev. Beth Sonneville. I had the pleasure of hearing Rev. Sonneville speak at the “What Does it Mean to Be Transgender” forum at Asbury United Methodist […]

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New Year 2017

Do you have expectations for the new year? Sometimes your expectations aren’t met and sometimes what happens can throw you for a loop. The news that your child or loved one is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender can take your breath away. There are parents, families, friends and loved ones who could use some type […]

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Safety Pins

I didn’t learn about the safety pins until after the election when the school district my children attended, Shawnee Mission, publicly announced a policy requesting staff members to not wear the pins.  After SMSD decided wearing safety pins was a political statement and that they could not be worn at school, the safety pins received […]

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Fundraising Thank you!

Thank you so much for all of you who showed your support by joining us at Hamburger Mary’s for PFLAG Bingo!  It was a huge success!  We packed the house even though the weather was frightful and we competed with the Chiefs/Raider game!  Also, a huge shout out to everyone who contributed prizes to our […]

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