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The first time I heard someone shout “Stonewall was a riot,” I was sitting in a lecture hall during my first year at college. I was super excited to hear from people who actually took the streets during Stonewall, so I was more than a little annoyed when a group of activists interrupted the introductions and began chanting about the lack of diversity on the panel. As they were ushered out, someone yelled that they should be ashamed of themselves. 


Welcoming Spaces for Missourians Seeking Marketplace Insurance

Gaining access to affordable health insurance has never been easier. Thanks to Healthcare.gov, LGBT Missourians are able to research and choose a marketplace plan that fits their individual or family needs and purchase the plan – all free from discrimination. This is an amazing step forward for the LGBT community, and a life-saving one for LGBT Missourians.


End Exclusions Under ObamaCare

 For LGBT Missourians health is a complicated matter. It is further complicated when health insurance companies deny or exclude certain forms of coverage that for some are basic health needs. For Missourians seeking gender-affirming health care coverage barriers exist at every turn -- until the Affordable Care Act. Or so we thought…  


Municipal Equality Index Missouri Scores This Year!

A report on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality in America’s cities by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights organization, rated 353 cities across the nation, including six cities in Missouri. The 2014 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) is the third edition of the only nationwide rating system of LGBT inclusion in municipal law. 

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