Visitor and community resources compiled in collaboration with our partners at Camp Kansas City and LIKEME Lighthouse.

LATEST BUZZ

ANNUAL EVENTS

  • Val-O-Ween (February) – Costume party benefiting HIV/AIDS awareness in the millennial generation
  • AIDS Walk Kansas City (April; Theis Park) – Annual fundraiser supporting the more than 5,700 men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in Kansas City
  • Pride KC (June, rotating locations) – Annual celebration National Pride Month, presented by the Kansas City Diversity Coalition
  • Kansas City LGBT Film Festival (June-July; Westport) – Annual celebration of film at Tivoli Cinemas
  • Show Me State Rodeo (Labor Day Weekend; Cleveland, MO) – Presented by the Missouri Gay Rodeo Association
  • More events courtesy of Camp Kansas City

THEATRE AND MUSIC

BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Here's a list of local LGBT bars and clubs provided by our partners at Camp Kansas City.

YOUTH CENTERS

  • LIKEME Lighthouse – Community center in Midtown open seven days a week and serving all segments of the LGBT community
  • Passages – Youth center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning youth and straight allies
  • EQUAL (Empowering Queer Activists and Leaders) – KC’s for youth-by youth Gay Straight Alliance Network

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA

  • CAMP – KC’s monthly magazine for LGBT and allied communities
  • The Vital VOICE – Midwestern magazine for the modern LGBT lifestyle; available in KC and St. Louis
  • The Tenth Voice – weekly LGBT radio program, each Saturday at 1 p.m. on KKFI 90.1 FM

HEALTH & WELLNESS

  • Kansas City CARE Clinic – Specializing in quality care, access, research and education to underserved and all people in the community
  • Good Samaritan Project – Advocacy, care and education to those effected by HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Kansas City
  • Hope Care Center – Skilled nursing facility providing care to HIV-positive residents who are 18 and older
  • SAVE, Inc. – Kansas City housing, support and dignity for those dying from HIV/AIDS

SOCIAL NETWORKING

  • Meetup - Members of the KC LGBT community gathering under shared interests 

COLLEGIATE SERVICES

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