Camping Out in Kansas City

June 30, 2006

HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN
Now that Gay Pride 06’ is just a wonderful memory, it’s time to turn our attention to the events leading up to summer in Kansas City. What better way to kick off the summer than with a swim suit fashion show staged by our own KC Wave Swim Team, a benefit for KCAVP (Kansas City Anti Violence Project) and the Wave held at Bar Natasha June 9th? […]

Date Night – “Threesome”

June 30, 2006

We all have friends affectionately referred to as “the old married couple.” You know, they’ve been together five or ten years, own a fabulous home on One hundred and fifty-something Street in Johnson County, would rather stay home than go out on any given weeknight, they even finish each other’s sentences…in a word, they’re kind of boring. […]

Lesbian Notions – Power Dyke

June 30, 2006

Logo aired a documentary about them as part of the network’s Real Momentum series. The New York Times writes about them. The online Urban Dictionary even defines them. […]

Theater Review – A “Fifth” with Punch

June 30, 2006

Just as the ragtag city of Baltimore is the muse of filmmaker John Waters, playwright Lanford Wilson finds his inspiration in Lebanon, Missouri. Sitting in the south-central part of the state like an appendage to the Lake of the Ozarks, the town is where Wilson was birthed in 1937 and is the setting of his acclaimed theatrical triptych referred to as “The Talley Trilogy.” […]

Talking it Over – The Significance of It All

June 30, 2006

I’m a long-view person. When I first started writing this column 16 years ago this month, I barely knew you. I was only six years into accepting My son Steve as gay, learning about his world, and getting comfortable with mine in relation to him. […]

Well, well, well…Sex Talk – Homo Erectus

June 30, 2006

“It’s not the size of the boat that matters; it’s the motion in the ocean.”
“The size of the sword is never as important as the strength of the thrust.”
Someone’s gotta’ talk about it: SIZE. Does it really matter? […]

Sacred Paths

June 30, 2006

Bishop Thomas Gumbleton of Detroit drew an overflowing and enthusiastic crowd at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church June 24. Although several speakers welcomed him before he spoke, no official from either local diocese offered a word of welcome to him, even though he has just observed the 50th anniversary of his ordination. […]

Camping Out in Kansas City

June 10, 2006

By Mike Sugnet“Wanna Change the World, There’s Nothing To It!!” That was the theme for Kansas City Gay Pride this year, and if any one group of people can have bragging rights to this statement, […]

Lesbian Notions – Marriage Merry-Go-Round

June 10, 2006

It’s June – the month of Gay Pride and the month when so many straight people get married.
It’s also the month when the Republicans will bring the same-sex marriage debate back into the spotlight. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) has announced he wants a Senate vote on the so-called Federal Marriage Amendment early this month. […]

Date Night – “Dating Games”

June 10, 2006

When I write about gay dating in Kansas City—or mating, depending on your ultimate point of view—I find myself regularly expounding on the games we men play to identify, woo, or bed Mr. Right….or Mr. Right-Now. […]

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