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Kansas Senate minority leader on recent anti-LGBTQ+ legislation: ‘It’s just filled with hate’

Two bills with ramifications for the state’s queer community have been sent to the governor for a signature.

Kansas bill requires ID to view material 'harmful to minors,' including 'acts of homosexuality'

The Kansas legislature has passed a bill that requires age verification to view "material harmful to minors," which includes "acts of homosexuality."

Libs of TikTok loses it after Kansas university participates in ‘Glitter Ash Wednesday’ event

Fort Hays State University’s LGBTQ+ inclusive Ash Wednesday event draws attention and backlash, highlighting the tension between religious observance and the push for inclusivity.

Kansas AG says schools must out trans kids to their parents — even without a law requiring it

Republican Attorney General Kris Kobach says concealing students' transition violates parental rights.

A lesbian couple was unwelcomed by their wedding venue. Now, they've been gifted one for free

Ali Waggy and Jessica Robinson have been gifted a wedding venue for free after being told the venue they had didn't approve of their relationship.

Kansas Library Removes LGBTQ+ Books in Order to Keep Lease

St. Marys Public Library yielded to city commission demands influenced by the Society of St. Pius X, an anti-LGBTQ+ group, which has sparked concerns over censorship of LGBTQ+ content.

Neo-Nazi Ex-Soldier Targets Drag Queen Story Hour in North Carolina

Previously, Jarrett William Smith was convicted of disturbing bomb-making instructions and was charged with encouraging the assassination of former presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke.

Democrats Introduce Bills to Create National LGBTQ+ History and Culture Museum

Legislation was introduced to establish a dedicated museum within the Smithsonian Institution, which garnered broad support from the Congressional Equality Caucus.

Kansas Librarians Sue After Being Fired Over Autism Display Mistaken for LGBTQ+ Support

They intended to support autism awareness and neurodiversity, but were fired because conservatives in town thought their colorful display supported the LGBTQ+ community.

Kansas Can Refuse to Change Trans Residents' Birth Certificates: Court

A federal judge agreed with Republican Attorney General Kris Kobach.

Trans Kansans Can Intervene in Lawsuit Over Driver's Licenses, Judge Rules

They can make their voices heard as the state's Republican attorney general seeks to deny them the right to change the gender marker on their licenses.

Kansas Judge Blocks Changes to Gender on Driver’s Licenses

The state’s Republican AG had sued the Democratic Governor, saying the practice violated new state law.

Kansas Republican AG Sues Democrat Governor Over Trans Driver's Licenses

The lawsuit claims the practice is in violation of new anti-trans law.

Kansas Man Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Up, Bomb Nashville Pride

He said he would “make shrapnel pressure cooker bombs for this event” and that he was going to “commit a mass shooting.”

Kansas Governor Vetoes Four Anti-Trans Bills; Republicans Will Try to Override

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said the bills, including a ban on gender-affirming care for minors, would strip away rights and hurt the state's economy.

Kansas Passes Anti-Trans Sports Bill, Overriding Governor's Veto

The override of Gov. Laura Kelly's veto succeeded with the votes of most Republicans and one Democrat.

Kansas Governor Vetoes Anti-Trans Sports Bill for Third Consecutive Year

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said the bill is "unnecessary and divisive." But legislators may try to override her veto.

3 Queer High School Seniors on the Reality of 'Grooming'

The GOP would have many believe that students are inundated with sex and gender conversations daily when, in reality, most never hear about those topics in school.