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Missouri Capitol with headline Missouri House launches multiple legislative attacks against transgender youth

Missouri House Steps Up Attacks on Transgender Youth Yesterday evening the Missouri House debated banning transgender kids from playing school sports alongside their peers as an amendment to HB 1141 – a bill protecting students whose GPA was adversely affected by COVID-19. The elected leaders of Missouri chose daily to advance harmful attacks on the…

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Rioters Climbing Capitol Hill Wall

Chamber Condems Hawley and Marshall for Supporting Capitol Attack Creator: Pacific Press | Credit: Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Chamber Condemns Josh Hawley, Roger Marshall for Supporting Capitol Insurrection The Mid-America LGBT Chamber condemns the actions of Senators Josh Hawley and Roger Marshall in support of the violence and insurrection that occurred at the nation’s…

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Chamber Statement on Fulton v. City of Philadelphia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today the US Supreme court will hear a case that could deny taxpayer funded services to the LGBTQ community. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 – The Fulton v. City of Philadelphia case now under consideration by the Supreme Court…

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Chamber Opposes Missouri Amendment 3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vote “No” to protect voter-approved Clean Missouri reforms and guarantee equal representation for LGBT voters across the state. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Tuesday, October 27, 2020 –In 2018, Missouri voters approved Amendment 1, also known as Clean Missouri, by a margin of nearly 2-to-1. The…

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Equality Vote Amplifying LGBTQ+ Voices Across Kansas

Chamber Partners with =Votes to Increase Election Day LGBTQ+ Turn Out Increasing voter turnout is a powerful way to make a difference at the federal, state, and local level. The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is partnering with =Vote.  =Vote is an initiative through The Voter Network to mobilize LGBTQ+ voters across Kansas by forming get-out-the-vote teams…

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Chamber Public Policy: The Platform with Brandon Woodard MALGBTCC Brandon Woodard Full Video Interview from SocialScope Productions on Vimeo. Mid-America LGBT Chamber Public Policy Committee Chair Leon Harden interviews Kansas House Representative of District 30 Brandon Woodard about what led him to public service and his experience as an openly LGBT congressman. Mr. Woodard also…

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Chamber Public Policy: The Platform with Susan Ruiz Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce: The Platform with Susan Ruiz (full video) from SocialScope Productions on Vimeo. Mid-America LGBT Chamber Public Policy Committee Chair Leon Harden interviews Kansas House Representative of District 23 Susan Ruiz about her experience as a legislator and Medicaid Expansion ahead of the…

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SCOTUS Rules Existing Civil Rights Protections includes LGBTQ Workers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that protections provided by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for sex discrimination include LGBTQ individuals. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Monday, June 15, 2020 – In October 2019, the Mid-America LGBT Chamber…

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Emergency Resources Related to COVID-19 Responsibly Moving Back to the Work Place During the past few weeks, the Kansas City Metro stepped up to “flatten the curve” and reduce the impact of COVID-19.  Our Chamber recognizes that our small business and non-profit members have been some of the hardest hit during this period, and we…

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