Ed and Scott are the founders of Show-Me No Hate (2008). They successfully created the “Show Me Marriage Equality Bus,” where they transported hundreds of Missouri same-sex couples to Iowa where they obtained a legal marriage license.
Today “Show Me No Hate” is a coalition of Missouri citizens who wish to repeal the ban on same-sex marriages written into Missouri state’s constitution back in 2004. Ed is also the Executive Producer for the award-winning documentary short, HEARTLAND TRANSPORT.
Scott Emanuel has been an active community organizer in the St. Louis LGBT community for more than 20 years. Scott is the Lead Advisor with Growing American Youth, an organization providing support and social opportunities to LGBTQ youth. Scott previously worked as the Development Associate at the ACLU of Eastern Missouri.