Missouri state senator and gubernatorial candidate Bob Dixon says being abused as a child turned him gay for five years.
County leaders now say they'll rescind an order to lower U.S. flags to half-staff in protest of the Supreme Court ruling.
In addition to issuing his executive order, Gov. Jay Nixon called on the legislature to pass a nondiscrimination bill to protect LGBT residents.
A Republican lawmaker has a plan to stop marriage equality in Missouri, by making it legal to fire clerks who issue same-sex marriage licenses.
While other states think up ways to ban trans folks from using the 'wrong' bathroom, one Missouri lawmaker has set his sights on proactively gender-inclusive spaces.
His bill would provide for the firing of any public employee who granted a license to a same-sex couple.