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Story by Chuck Tackett BLACK ICON DIAHANN CARROLL: REST IN POWER “I wanted to be the first Black bitch on television.” Diahann Carroll An interview on her first day on the set of “Dynasty.” “Diahann Carroll walked this earth for 84 years and broke ground with every footstep. An icon. One of the all-time greats. […]

KC Pride is always open to supporting surrounding Pride organizations that have been spotlighted in the KC or KCK area. This an article we stumbled on and thought we would share. Please feel free to leave a comment and support our fellow brothers and sisters. Story by News Editor Daniel Caudill.

Story by Chuck Tackett HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY TO 1950’S CROONER JOHNNY MATHIS “I come from San Francisco. It’s not unusual to be Gay in San Francisco. I’ve had some girlfriends, some boyfriends, just like most people. But, I never got married, for instance. I knew that I was Gay.” Johnny Mathis CBS News Sunday Morning […]

Channing Smith’s final Instagram post was a terse message to his followers. “I’m gonna get off social media for awhile,” the 16-year-old from Manchester, Tenn., wrote last week. “I really hate how I can’t trust anyone because those I did were so fake. Bye.” Hours later, Channing was dead, his older brother, Joshua Smith, wrote […]

Story By Chuck Tackett THE CHICKENS COMING HOME TO ROOST: THE SEQUEL “If you are not careful, the newspaper will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” Malcolm X 1960’s era Civil Rights activist “No White Americans ever think that any other race is […]

Story By Chuck Tackett JUST A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR “We shouldn’t taunt people about it, and overeating shouldn’t be singled out as the only vice, it’s not, we all have something. But, there is no smoking acceptance or drunk acceptance.” Bill Maher comic/activist The date is September 18th, as I am writing this article, so […]

September 19, 2019

Story by Chuck Tackett “Walking on thin ice. I’m paying the price, for throwing the dice in the air. Why must we learn it the hard way, and play the game of life with your heart? I may cry someday, but the tears will dry whichever way, and when our hearts return to ashes, it’ll […]

The Human Rights Campaign and CNN will host Power of Pride, a Democratic presidential town hall focused on LGBTQ issues in October. The town hall will take place on Thursday, October 10, the night before the 21st annual National Coming Out Day, at The Novo in Los Angeles. It will air live on CNN. Confirmed […]

Police are looking for a man caught on camera spray-painting a homophobic slur on the entrance of an LGBT center in Las Vegas. On Thursday, authorities responded to a call from the LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada, located near Orleans Square. Officers at the scene found the word “f*g” scrawled on the glass doors of […]

Story by Chuck Tackett WHITE NATIONALISTS: IF YOU CAN’T RULE, YOU’LL RUIN “To me, part of what Democrats have to do to make people understand is it isn’t just about Trump, it is about Republican policies. This has happened in my entire life. Republicans get in power. They practice ‘smash & grab’ capitalism. They wreck […]


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