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Sharice Davids, 39 U.S. Representative for the 3rd Congressional District of Kansas Davids is the first LGBTQ Native American member of Congress and is co-chair of the Equality Caucus. With her diligent approach to learning the ropes and her eloquence, Davids quickly has emerged as one of the most promising freshmen members of Congress. Davids made history when she was elected to Congress last November, defeating four-term incumbent Republican Kevin Yoder. One of two Native American women to...

A storm chaser has shared an amazing photo of his proposal to his boyfriend that has gone viral. Joey Krastel is a meteorologist and risk analyst for the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, and he has loved tornadoes ever since he saw one when he was four-years-old. He likes to get close to storms, and that’s how he met his boyfriend Chris Scott. Scott said that his favorite movie as a child was Twister, which is about a storm-chasing straight couple. “That’s why...

Joey Krastel pops the question to bf Chris Scott during Kansas tornado (image via Twitter)We’ve seen marriage proposals at Disney World, at Pride events, even at home supply super-stores, but meteorologist Joey Krastel popped the question with an element of danger thrown in. On May 28, the 27-year-old posted a photo on Twitter showing the ‘storm chaser’ down on one knee in front of his boyfriend, Chris Scott, with a wild storm in the background. The caption read, “The 2...
ryanmalek

I’ve heard of men loving their cars, but this story takes vehicular affection to a whole different level. According to The Smoking Gun, Ryan Malek, a 23-year-old Kansas man, was charged Wednesday with lewd and lascivious behavior when he attempted to copulate with a parked car in public with six witnesses present. I kid you not. And some folks think gay sex is weird? Police were summoned to the scene in Newton, Kansas, 25 miles south of Wichita on May 1 where...
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One lawmaker who voted in favor of the bill, which the governor has pledge to sign into law, said it was necessary to stop the "homosexual agenda." In the early hours of Friday morning, Kansas lawmakers passed legislation making it legal to discriminate against same-sex couples looking to adopt. After weeks of inaction, the Senate passed the bill 24-15, after the House approved it earlier on Thursday night with a 63-58 vote. It now heads to the desk of Gov. Jeff...
TaRon-M.-Carson

Police are still investigating the murder of Kansas City resident Ta’Ron Carson. 24-year-old Carson, whose friends also called him Rio, left club Aura early Sunday morning on March 4. As he sat at a bench on the corner of 39th and Main, Carson was shot by two people in a black SUV. Brittany Bronson, a friend of Carson told Kansas City Fox News that she saw his final moments. The two had split up after exiting the club, and Bronson got...
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KSHB's Gary Lezak has been on the air since 1999. A Kansas City weatherman took his holiday message as an opportunity to come out to viewers as gay and in a relationship. On December 19, KSHB Channel 41 weatherman Gary Lezak wrote that he’s been out to coworkers and friends for some time. https://twitter.com/glezak/status/943309487502450688?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fkansas-city-weatherman-comes-out-as-gay-and-married-hes-the-one-who-makes-me-whole%2F12%2F2017%2F “Although I have been out to myself for many years since I was a teenager, it wasn’t until I was around 20 years old, in 1982, when I finally...
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How did the head coach respond? 'No big deal' Scott Frantz, an offensive tackle for Kansas State, has come out as gay. In his first public comments as a gay athlete, the university football star has said he has received nothing but support from coaches and teammates. He told ESPN he came out to his teammates when asked, in a team exercise, to share something about himself. ‘I’ve never felt so loved and so accepted ever in my life than when I did...
ryan-ocallaghan

Before coming out, the former Patriots and Chiefs player planned to spend his life playing football or end it completely. Ryan O'Callaghan, the 33-year-old former offensive tackle of the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs, came out as gay to Outsports this week. "If you’re a gay kid and you hear someone you love say ‘fag,’ it makes you think that in their eyes you’re just a fag too," O’Callaghan told Outsports after celebrating his first ever Pride in Los...
gay couple

Gyo Mendez had a gun held to his head as a vandal sprayed "fag" on his car. A married couple in Kansas City, Missouri is hoping to raise money for security cameras in their new home after being targeted in a hate crime over the weekend. Paul Oldham shared a post to his Facebook page that detailed the terrifying ordeal his husband, Gyo, endured late Friday night. “He explained between gasps that he had heard something outside and went out the back...

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