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Recorders' Association of Missouri Releases Statement Regarding SCOTUS Ruling on Same Sex Marriage

The Missouri Recorder of Deeds Association released a statement today regarding the Supreme Court's decision on Marriage Equality and its clarification of the Fourteenth Amendment. The statement underscores the role of the Recorder, and emphasizes its duty to comply with the court's decision professionally and responsively. The statement also specifies that 25 days remain to operationalize the ruling in Missouri, although Recorders may begin at any time.

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PROMO Fund and Sage Metro St. Louis Merge FAQ

PROMO Fund, the 501(c)3 entity in charge of outreach and education on LGBT issues and affiliated with PROMO, the 501(c)4 lobbying organization, announces the merger with SAGE Metro St. Louis. Effective July 1, 2015, SAGE Metro St. Louis will become SAGE of PROMO Fund. SAGE has been an active participant and a funded partner in the agency’s LGBT Health Access/Public Policy program. SAGE of PROMO Fund will remain affiliated with Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), a national organization based out of New York.

 

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Victories This Legislative Session

The expression, “It gets worse before it gets better” could not more accurately describe the events at the Capitol during the last week of session.   The second to last day of legislative session, both the House and the Senate were completely shut down. Not one bill was debated the entire day. Instead, the House was dealing with a scandal and the Senate was at a standstill after the majority party used a rare motion to leave the minority party voiceless. It doesn’t get lower than this. 

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Celebrating Two More Years of LGBT Health Work!

PROMO Fund and SAGE Metro St. Louis are thrilled to announce that we’ve been awarded a two years contract through the Missouri Foundation for Health to continue the work of the LGBT health access team. The LGBT health access team is a joint effort that seeks to decrease health disparities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Missourians through improving access to health and social services. Through LGBT welcoming policy changes and education on LGBT disparities and issues, this collaboration has proven itself successful.

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