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Prospective NFL draft pick Michael Sam made waves when he outed himself as gay. (Getty Images)

Ellis Says Michael Sam “Needs To Go In There, Close His Mouth And Play Foootball

Former Dallas Cowboy defensive end Greg Ellis says there will be discomfort from other players, but he can overcome that by playing well,

02/21/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on Sept. 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Father Of Gay NFL Prospect Claims He Was ‘Terribly Misquoted’ By The New York Times

The father of an NFL prospect who came out as gay says he was “terribly misquoted” by a recent story in The New York Times.

02/14/2014

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St. Louis, Kansas City Rank High in Gay Rights Report

This national study by the Human Rights Campaign ranked five Missouri cities on a scale of one to 100 for LGBT inclusion in municipal law.

11/20/2013

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Rise in Homeless Students Brings High Transportation Costs

“It’s very expensive,” Thomas-Murray with St. Louis Public Schools says. “We spent over $2 million in homeless transportation last year.”

11/04/2013

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Mo. Rep. Upset by Pro-Tolerance Shirt at Book Fair

Rep. Kevin Elmer tweeted Thursday “Nixa Schools failure. HS students working elementary school book fair in gay t-shirts,” along with a picture of the T-shirt.

10/18/2013

New York Awaits Vote On Same Sex Marriage

Missouri-Based Church Considers Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages

A national conference has recommended that The Community of Christ Church change its policies on same-sex issues.

04/22/2013

John Kerry Campaigns In Missouri and Pennsylvania

CVC Expects a Great Summer

This year the CVC will be advertising heavily in Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Milwaukee in addition to Chicago, Louisville, Nashville and Memphis.

04/22/2013

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Illinois Group Praises Kirk’s Same-Sex Marriage Support

Bernard Cherkasov says Kirk is influential among moderate Republicans, but it’s his argument itself that’s compelling.

04/03/2013

A participants holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Kirkwood Changes Discrimination Law

The Kirkwood City Council voted unanimously for the change Thursday, joining about a dozen other local governments in Missouri to support legal rights for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people.

12/21/2012

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