Hot Town, Summer in the City

July 27, 2012

This has been one long, hot summer in the Midwest. It�s enough to keep the lyrics of �Summer in the City,� that Lovin� Spoonful song of the �60s, running through my head, Since childhood, it�s been ingrained in most of us that we don�t want the days of summer to end, but we might make an exception this year. […]

Welcome to This Special Issue of Camp!

May 24, 2012

For years, we have discussed trying a different, magazine-page size for Camp. But for various reasons, when it came time to make the decision, we’d usually stay with our regular tabloid size. We know it works well for us. As they say, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. […]

Dignity and Pride

May 24, 2012

History was made on May 9, 2012, when President Obama announced that he supports same-sex marriage. It was a huge win for the LGBT community and all who believe in marriage equality. […]

Welcome, Like Me Lighthouse Center

March 1, 2012

As you will read in several stories in this issue of Camp, the March 10 weekend brings the long-awaited opening of a new center for the LGBT community in Kansas City. […]

Jackson County Adds Protections for the LGBT Community

March 1, 2012

We just received word from PROMO, Missouri’s statewide advocacy organization for the LGBT community, that Jackson County anti-discrimination codes have been updated to include sexual orientation and gender identity in housing and public accommodations. […]

2012 — A Year to Get Involved

January 5, 2012

When I had the pleasure of talking to two gay friends last week, one said something that every organization probably looks forward to hearing: “How do I get involved and volunteer for an organization?” […]

With the Cunning Use of a Flag

August 15, 2006

Meade, Kansas, is a town that, prior to this summer, had been known primarily as the place where the Dalton Gang hideout and escape tunnel are located. In late July, a flag was stolen, and all hell broke loose. […]

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