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Kesha — who just released new song “Rich, White, Straight Men” amid her ongoing legal dispute with Dr. Luke — performed at a gay pride event at the Edition Times Square thrown by Saks and the Stonewall Inn. “I love creating a place where people can come and be with each other and be themselves,” […]

Story by Chuck Tackett THE UPSTAIRS LOUNGE ARSON FIRE Several years ago, I wrote a Chuck’s Chat article in KC Exposures magazine. I had never heard of this incident. With the responses and feedback I received back then I knew I wasn’t alone. We didn’t know this about our LGBTQ history. Since we’re in the […]

Story by Chuck Tackett According to the Meriam Webster Dictionary, the word “disability” is defined as ” a physical, a mental, cognitive, or developmental condition that impairs, interferes with or limits a person’s ability to engage in certain tasks or actions or participation in typical daily activities or interactions.” These days it is politically correct […]

The 60-year-old pop icon turned heads as she walked to her table at the Hilton Midtown on Saturday night, before taking the stage to celebrate her three decades of advocacy work in the LGBTQ community. “Why have I always fought for change? That’s a hard question to answer. It’s like trying to explain the importance […]

The Trump administration’s move to allow medical practitioners to refuse to provide services based on their religious objections, of course, has consequences for LGBTQ people, cis women’s reproductive health, and potentially even cis straight men, but those consequences increase to incalculable levels once you move away from urban areas. As it already stands, residents in […]

Story by Chuck Tackett “This is a story about control. My control, control of what I say, control of what I do, and this time, I’m going to do it my way.” “Control” Janet Jackson This article is dedicated to some of the artists I know that educates, entertains through their various talents promoting critical […]

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April 27, 2019

Come out and support the 2019 Aids Walk Together, we’re able to provide medical help, education, housing and care to those battling HIV and AIDS. Through education, we will create an AIDS-free generation. For the 31st time, let’s walk together to fight AIDS. The 31st annual AIDS WALK Kansas City will be held on Saturday, April […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett “One of the things you did was take it out of it being a women’s issue and making it a people’s issue.” Whoopi Goldberg — actress, activist, comic ACTOR TERRY CREWS: HERO OF #MeTooMEN On October 10th, 2017, in the wake of several Hollywood actresses going public about stories of sexual […]

WORDS FROM THE NOTORIOUS N.D.P The following is excerpts from Nancy Pelosi’s 2019 Speaker of the House acceptance speech. I hope you all are inspired by it as I was. “We enter the new Congress with a sense of great hope and confidence for the future, and deep humility and powerfulness in the face of […]


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