Will LGBT+ Social Spaces Wither Away?

October 13, 2017

The gay bar has been eulogized by the gay press (https://goo.gl/VyKA8Q), pathologized by experts studying crime and deviance, and romanticized by others. On the surface, such eulogies appear to be valid. All across the nation, […]

‘We’re Just People’

June 2, 2017

“New York and Los Angeles!” Nyla Foster had opened the office door and called these words out to me. I turned and looked back as I left the offices of the Kansas City Anti-Violence Project […]

A Celebratory Week for LGBT Kansas Citians

October 30, 2016

At a significant spot in LGBT history – the northeast corner of Barney Allis Plaza, near 12th and Wyandotte Streets in downtown Kansas City, Mo. – dignitaries, honored guests, organizers and enthusiastic citizens gathered Oct. […]