Tag Archives: Kansas

Transgender woman killed after being run over multiple times – KCTV5

Not again! From KCTV5… Police say Tamara Dominguez was killed in what may have been a hate crime. Authorities say it’s too early to say that for sure, but they do know Dominguez was killed in a savage early morning … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Allows Marriage Equality In Kansas | ThinkProgress

Kansas now has marriage equality (five words I never thought I’d hear). Here’s the story from Josh Israel writing for Think Progress… “Supreme Court Allows Marriage Equality In Kansas”   Same-sex couples in Kansas are now free to marry, after … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Meet the Kansans fighting conservatives tooth and nail for gay rights – Salon.com

In this article from Salon we learn about the Kansas citizens fighting for LGBTIQ rights. It is a comprehensive look at those brave souls struggling for equality in the backyard of the Westboro Baptist Church. Here are the opening paragraphs … Continue reading

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Gay Baiting FAXes show up in Kansas for Brownback, Showing Conservatives Haven’t Left the 80s.

It’s a Daily Kos twofer tmservo433 for Kansas & Missouri Kossacks introduces us to an attempt by supporters of Governor Brownback to bring out the homophobes to vote by using the tried and true tactics of three decades ago. Here’s … Continue reading

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Officials in Johnson County, KS direct county clerks to issue marriage licenses | Freedom to Marry

Another state has a ruling in favor of marriage equality. Here’s the story from Lily Hiott-Millis  at Freedom to Marry… Today, October 8, Kansas officials directed clerks in Johnson County to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in light of … Continue reading

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60 Percent Of Americans Soon Will Live In States With Marriage Equality

More on the fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision no to hear cases upholding marriage equality. Here’s the story from Sam Stein and Amanda Terkel  at Huffington Post Gay Voices… 60 Percent Of Americans Soon Will Live In States With … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Just Quietly Made Marriage Equality The Law Of The Land In Many States | ThinkProgress

Sometimes refusing to do something can have big implications. So it is with today’s decision by the Supreme Court. Confused? Here’s the story from IAN MILLHISER at Think Progress, (bolded text is mine)… “The Supreme Court Just Quietly Made Marriage Equality The … Continue reading

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Topeka Welcomes First “God Loves Gays” Billboard To Taunt Westboro Baptists / Queerty

Queerty reports that the online entity known as “God” has followed through on its promise to harass Westboro Baptist Church for its anti-gay antics in Kansas and all over the United States… God followed through with his promise to incessantly … Continue reading

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Recommended Link: ‘Equality package’ doesn’t end LGBT couples’ struggle for equal benefits | Cjonline.com Mobile

The recently passed domestic partner registry in Topeka, Kansas is not the end of the struggle for equal benefits but just the beginning… Topeka’s new domestic partner registry was a significant victory for equal treatment of the city’s lesbian gay … Continue reading

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Topeka council approves same sex partner registry; bans discrimination in gay, lesbian hiring

Kansas, infamous as home to the Westboro Baptist “God Hates Fags” Church, becomes more inclusive at last! The Topeka City Council approved two ordinances aimed at reducing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, after hearing emotional testimony from … Continue reading

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Kansas Episcopal bishops speak out against doomed anti-LGBT bill | The Raw Story

I’m glad someone is speaking up against this bill to legislate discrimination… Episcopal bishops spoke out against a controversial Kansas Republican bill proposing to legalize anti-LGBT discrimination on Friday. According to Huffington Post, the two clergy members spoke out against the … Continue reading

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