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Kansas City’s “Out There”: The 90’s Gay & Lesbian Variety Show Featuring Lea Hopkins
In 1993, a group of 16 people came together to launch Kansas City’s first-ever Gay and Lesbian Variety Show on American Cablevision in light of statewide, anti-queer legislation.
Men of All Colors Together: The Kansas City organization fighting racism amidst gay men in the 80’s–90’s
In 1980, this group of Kansas Citians founded a social club and safe space for those seeking to fight racism amongst Queer men of all races.
Remembering Edye and Ray: The First (Documented) Black Drag Queens of Kansas City
Edye Gregory and Ray Rondell are some of Kansas City’s first documented Black Drag Queens and, more broadly, part of the only recorded histories of Black, Queer Kansas Citians at large.
Black Organizers Lead Mass Rally Outside Jackson County Courthouse Following Roe V. Wade Leak
Over 200 Kansas Citians gathered outside of Jackson County Courthouse to protest against the recently leaked draft opinion by the United States Supreme Court