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Mid-America LGBT Chamber Announces Board of Director Nominations Now Open

Mid-America LGBT Chamber Announces Board of Director Nominations Now Open The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce has notified its members that nominations and applications for the Board of Directors are now open through May 31, 2022. Kansas City, Missouri | Monday, May 2, 2022– The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce (the “Chamber”) announced to its…

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5 Reasons to Join the LGBTBE® Happy Hour

5 Reasons to Join the LGBTBE® Happy Hour We cannot wait to welcome you to our Get To Know The LGBTBE® Happy Hour! this Thursday at Spark! Coworking space (aka our Chamber office). You won’t want to miss out on this casual and FUN Happy Hour to learn more about our LGBTBE® Certification process (FREE…

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Honoring Women’s History: Kansas City PBS Releases New Documentary

Honoring Women’s History: Kansas City PBS Releases New Documentary Kansas City PBS is releasing a brand-new documentary highlighting a little-known piece of Kansas City history. Womontown: Welcome to the Sisterhood, will premiere Thursday, March 17, at 7:30pm, on Channel 19.1 or streaming on the PBS app. In the late 1980s, women regularly found themselves on the outside…

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ACTION ALERT: KANSAS SB484 Attacks Transgender Youth in Sports

ACTION ALERT: KANSAS SB484 Attacks Transgender Youth in Sports The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce asks members and member representatives to reach out to local representatives of the Kansas Senate and the Committee on Education to provide opposition testimony for Senate Bill #484, which attacks the rights of transgender athletes in public elementary, secondary, or…

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Ambassador of the Month: Elven Hickmon

Ambassador of the Month: Elven Hickmon The Ambassadors are proud to recognize Elven Hickmon as the November Ambassador of the month.   Kansas City, MO | Tuesday, November 23, 2021 If you’ve been to a Chamber event, chances are you’ve seen Elven Hickmon. Often the first face you see at our events, Elven has served…

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$2 Million in New Grants Aimed for LGBTQ+-owned and Ally Restaurants

$2 Million in New Grants Aimed for LGBTQ+-owned and Ally Restaurants National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Teams Up Affiliate Chambers and Grubhub to Offer $2 Million Dollars of String-Free Funds for Struggling Restaurants Impacted by Covid-19.   America’s vulnerable LGBTQ+-owned restaurants and bars serving food will find a vital lifeline this fall stemming from the…

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Listen: Suzanne Wheeler Returns to the KC Cares Podcast

Listen: Suzanne Wheeler Returns to the KC Cares Podcast Executive Director Suzanne Wheeler joined the KC Cares Podcast virtually to discuss the chamber’s mission and programming and the challenges of operating during the pandemic. Mid-America LGBT Chamber Executive Director, Suzanne Wheeler, recently returned to the KC Cares Podcast to discuss the chamber’s unique position as…

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Ambassador of Month: Mike Penner

Ambassador of Month: Mike Penner The Mid-America LGBT Chamber’s Ambassadors Program recognizes Mike Penner as May’s Ambassador of the Month Kansas City, Missouri | Monday May 3, 2021 – The Ambassadors for the Mid-America LGBT Chamber are proud to recognize Mike Penner as May’s Ambassador of the month. Mike has been an asset to the…

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Missouri House Steps Up Attacks on Transgender Youth

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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