Rick McAdams, The Silent Communicator

October 28, 2006

Anyone who has been to a Heartland Men’s Chorus is no doubt familiar with Rick McAdams. He’s always poised inconspicuously on the side of the stage interpreting the performances in American Sign Language (ASL). […]

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. […]

Little Pride on the Prairie

June 10, 2006

Each June across the nation and around the world LGBT people gather to celebrate with pride the Stonewall Riots that marked the beginning of the modern LGBT civil rights movement. Kansas is no exception to this collective effort to affirm our dignity and worth. […]

“Reframe Moral Debate,” Says Sean Cahill

May 8, 2006

The un-American attitude of stoking resentment against religious and cultural pluralism is immoral, as is stoking animosity toward the courts that interpret laws and our constitutions—what they are set up to do. Hyping hotbutton social wedge issues while neglecting poverty, racism, human suffering going on around the world and the environmental cataclysm that is being cause by a culture of greed is immoral.” […]

Gay Pride Festival Only Weeks Away

May 8, 2006

It’s that time again for the Kansas City LGBT community to throw one huge party over the June 2-4 weekend. The crew planning this year’s event is pulling no punches, either. […]

IGBO Delivers a Strike for Kansas City

May 8, 2006

It’s been a lot of work since winning the bid to bring the International Gay Bowler’s Organization (IGBO) to Kansas City two years ago but according to the organizers it’s been well worth it. They’re now only a few weeks away from the actual six day conference May 24-29. […]

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