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MARVIN & CYNDI: WE’LL TELL YOU WHAT’S GOING ON   “I’ll tell you, anybody who tells you that Joe Biden was dutifully elected is lying to you. And, I will tell you, as much as I’m willing to defend our liberty at all costs, there’s nothing that I would dread doing even more than having […]

Story by Chuck Tackett NOT ALL SKIN FOLK ARE KINFOLK    “From colleges to corporations, to our culture, people are making money and gaining power by pretending we haven’t made any progress at all, by doubling down on the divisions we worked so hard to heal. You know this stuff is wrong. Hear me clearly. […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Just Like Your Entitled, Lying, Murderous, Thieving, Wicked-Ass Ancestors ” I have heard people say, ‘This is not who we are,’ but right now, this is precisely who we are. Thanks to an outdated and inherently biased political structure, exemplified by the undemocratic electoral college, which has repeatedly put the losing […]

Story by Chuck Tackett THE 1959 COOPER’S DONUT RIOT   Several years ago in one of my Chuck’s Chat articles, I wrote a piece about an LGBTQ riot that happened 2 years before Stonewall in 1967. It was called The Black Cat Tavern Riot. It happened in Los Angeles, California. I had learned about it in […]

  Story by Chuck Tackett I TRIED TO TELL YA Back in 1996, “The Current News” magazine owner/editor-in-chief J.D. O’Neill contacted me. He informed me he had listened to my overnight talk/music radio show called “Exodus” on 90.1FM KKFI. The late Mr. O’Neill asked me if I would write a column for his LGBTQ bar […]

Hey everybody, I’m back !!! Thanks so very much for the numerous well wishes, positive vibes, and prayers while I was ill with COVID-19. When my brother John was able to visit me in rehab, he would tell me all about your messages of support. I came home on June 8th after entering KU Hospital […]

Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age. Six-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams, Oscar winner Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart), Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give), Colton Ryan (Apple TV+’s Little Voice), Nik […]

Show us your true colors at Pride Night at The K on Friday, June 18th! Purchase a Theme Ticket package to receive a limited edition rainbow Royals pocket tank top. A portion of each ticket will be donated to SAVE, Inc. which provides permanent, transitional, and emergency housing to Kansas City’s most vulnerable individuals. Tank […]

What happens when a Grammy Award-winning top global writer, producer, and remixer meets a British pop star, actor, and sex symbol in Miami? The answer is magic – and just in time for Pride 2021.  A few years ago, Tracy Young was hired to remix an EP for iconic British band Blue and in the […]

There have been many questions surrounding PRIDE 2021, and if it was taking place this year. This is the latest information coming in. Kansas City Pride 2021 will be held at Theis Park, Oak St. & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Theis Park is located across from the Nelson Atkins Museum!!! Remember Kansas City Pride 2021 […]