Visitor and community resources compiled in collaboration with our partners at Camp Kansas City and Kansas City Center for Inclusion.

ANNUAL EVENTS

  • 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
  • PrideFest (June, rotating locations) – Annual celebration National Pride Month, presented by the Kansas City Diversity Coalition
  • Out Here Now: 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

THEATRE AND MUSIC

BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Kansas City Gay Bars and Clubs

Kansas City's LGBTQ+ nightlife scene is open to all and the perfect way to enjoy some of the city's most popular bars.

YOUTH CENTERS

  • Kansas City Center for Inclusion, Inc. – Community center in Midtown open seven days a week and serving all segments of the LGBTQ 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 LGBTQ and allied communities
  • The Vital VOICE – Midwestern magazine for the modern LGBTQ lifestyle; available in KC and St. Louis
  • The Tenth Voice – weekly LGBTQ 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 LGBTQ community gathering under shared interests 

COLLEGIATE SERVICES

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