Free Screenings of “The Danish Girl” in Kansas City

See The Danish Girl — FREE! The Danish Girl depicts the remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Einar and Gerda Wegener, whose marriage and work are cast into the unknown when Einar begins a groundbreaking journey to become Lili Elbe, one of the world’s first transgender women to undergo Gender Confirmation Surgery.   […]

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LGBT Resource Center at MU

Mizzou is home to an incredible LGBTQ Resource Center and it’s celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! The Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Resource Center opened in 1995 to provide support to LGB students. It has since expanded services to support the trans and queer communities, as well. The Resource Center manages a variety of events […]

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Life, Gender, and the Pursuit of Happiness

This is the coming out story of our very own Kansas City chapter Vice President! (Content warning: this post contains talk of deep depression and talk of self harm.) Picking up a few paragraphs in… I was always pretty smart. I did well in my classes. As in the ones I enjoyed, Bs in the […]

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LGBT Regional Summit Hosted by the White House

Members of the LGBT community from Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa gathered together in St. Louis on September 30th to discuss a variety of issues in a regional summit hosted by the White House and Department of Health and Human Services. On hand for panel discussions were representatives of the SBA, USDA, Department of Justice, […]

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Crowd Supports Trans Teen at Rally Against Hate Group

The hate group, which we all know, will not be named. They don’t deserve public recognition for their deeds. Lets just say they are a family who claims to be a church, and they reside across the street from the Equality House in Topeka. They came to Kansas City October 1st to protest transgender homecoming […]

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Ty Herndon to Perform in Kansas City

In November of 2014, Ty Herndon was the first major market male country artist to publicly come out as gay. Herndon received a wave of support that only strengthened his relationship with fans. Using his celebrity power for the better good, Herndon is in the planning stages of a new coalition called RALY (Rescue A […]

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KC Care Clinic Receives Federal Health Center Designation

The Kansas City CARE Clinic (formerly the Kansas City Free Health Clinic), a private, nonprofit community health center, was designated in August by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). With this designation, the clinic will receive annual federal funds of about $650,000, which will greatly expand […]

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Supporters Rally Around St. Louis Transgender Student

Transgender student Lila Perry is receiving support from the LGBT community in St. Louis after more than 100 fellow students walked out of classes to protest her use of the girls’ restroom and locker room. Click here to see KSDK’s report of the support rally.

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Kansas City Calls for Action after Trans Woman’s Murder

“The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project, Una Lucha KC, The Justice Project and One Struggle KC call for action and healing in response to the murder of Tamara Dominguez, a transgender Latina woman, in Kansas City, Missouri. She is the 17th reported homicide of a transgender woman killed since January 1, 2015, according to the National […]

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Trans Woman Tamara Dominguez Murdered in Kansas City

The transgender community in Kansas City has been deeply hurt with the news that a transgender woman has been murdered. To add to the pain, Tamara Dominquez, a trans Latina woman, is misgendered in most local news outlets. Trigger warning for those who have dealt with violence or misgendering: KCTV5’s report “Transgender woman killed after […]

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