Community Resources: kansascity

KansasEqualityCoalition

The Kansas Equality Coalition is a unified statewide group of fair-minded people who are determined to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. We seek to ensure the dignity, safety and legal equality of all Kansans.

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KC Friends of Dorothy

This is a social group for those 18+ who want to become active in the community, support local LGBT friendly businesses/organizations and to have a great time getting to know some awesome people in and around the Kansas City area.

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Tags: business, kansas city, lgbt, social, western missouri, community, friends

KC Pride

The mission of Show Me Pride is to

Partner with,
Respect,
Inspire,
Develop and
Educate

our community promoting LGBT diversity and civil liberties, locally and globally.

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Tags: get involved, kansas city, pride, social, festival, pride fest, western missouri

KC Wave Swim Team

KC Wave is the predominately gay and lesbian swim team in the Kansas City area. Our membership ranges from 20 to 40 swimmers, covering most age groups and orientations.

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Tags: get involved, get moving, kansas city, lgbt, social, western missouri, swimming

lgcckc

The mission of the Lesbian Gay Community Center of Greater Kansas City is to create, support and provide vital and timely resources and services for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Straight-Allied communities of greater Kansas City.

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Tags: community center, gay and lesbian, get involved, kansas city, resources, allies

LGBTQIA Resource Center @ UMKC

The LGBTQIA Resource Center offers: lounge space for relaxation between classes, computers are available for student use, a large selection of books and magazines are available to read or check out, a wide selection of educational and social events every semester, Safe Space training programs for University departments and organizations (every semester and by request), and extensive campus and community resources and information.

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Tags: campus, get involved, kansas city, lgbt, queer, resources, social, UMKC, students, safe space, university, college

LikeMe Lighthouse

The LikeMe Lighthouse is a LGBT Center in Kansas City that provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. The Lighthouse is a multi-faceted community center and a place for LGBT individuals, their families and friends to call HOME! The Lighthouse serves as a community hub to discover resources, attend social gatherings and listen to educational speakers.  Working together, we will spread LIKEME’s message of inclusion and build a brighter future for Kansas City.

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Tags: bisexual, gay men, get involved, kansas city, social, lgbt, western missouri, education, community center, families

FreedomBand

Mid America Freedom Band provides opportunities for instrumental music lovers to share their passion of performance with the diverse community of Kansas City. It strives for excellence while promoting equality, fostering education and celebrating the joy shared through music.

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Tags: kansas city, get involved, social, music, band, performance

MAGLCC

The Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MAGLCC) is an organization that advocates, promotes and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics and education.  The MAGLCC’s purpose is to create, identify and enhance business opportunities for LGBT and LGBT-friendly organizations, thereby fostering a more inclusive and vibrant economy in Mid-America. Currently focused on building the organization’s foundation in Kansas City our future plans call for the MAGLCC to be a resource for the five-state area of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma.

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Tags: lgbt, advocacy, business, education, kansas city

Midwest Alternative Family Alliance

Our mission is to support LGBT parents in the greater Kansas City area and beyond to build families and raise children in a community that is respectful, encouraging and inclusive.

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Tags: advocacy, education, families, kansas city, support, western missouri, parents