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Join PROMO For Equality Day 2017

PROMO’s annual Equality Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City is on Tuesday, February 14th. Please join us this year, as we want you to stand alongside your fellow activists to tell the Missouri Legislature, “Show Me Love!” Together let’s say on Valentine’s Day,  #ShowMeLove! The registration fee for Equality Day is $5 per person.* If […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis: Reaffirming Their Commitment to National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The following is a statement from GMHC CEO Kelsey Louie on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which falls on February 7 of every year. NBHAAD was first observed in 1999 and focuses on the promotion of HIV education, testing, community involvement, and treatment in black communities. The 2017 theme is “I am My Brother’s and […]

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Washington University to Host Midwest LGBTQ Law Conference

Conference begins Friday, March 3rd 1 PM start-Saturday March 4th  4 PM finish The purpose of the conference is to explore efforts to protect and preserve the progress made by the LGBTQ community, gathering students, faculty, practitioners, community members and experts in the collective effort at Washington University. The conference is FREE and also has […]

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Missouri Leaders Call on Sens. McCaskill and Blunt to Reject Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Missouri leaders have called on Sens. McCaskill and Blunt to reject Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. Neil Gorsuch poses a unique threat to women’s equality and has made clear that he’ll put the interests of the wealthy and powerful above the rights of ordinary Americans. He would also endanger the […]

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Nurses Unions Respond to President Trump’s Draft Executive Order on Initiative to Respect Religious Freedom

Proposed EO Would Discriminate Against LGBTQ Individuals and Women A leaked version of President Trump’s executive order entitled, “Establishing a Government-Wide Initiative to Respect Religious Freedom,” revealed broad provisions, which would allow religious healthcare providers to refuse to treat LGBTQ individuals and women if it is in conflict with their beliefs.  In response, the New […]

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GLSEN Responds to Religious Exemptions Executive Order

GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, released the following statement in response to the public release of a sweeping executive order on religious exemptions that would allow discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) people. “This executive order does not increase freedom of religion; rather, it creates a license to discriminate against […]

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St. Louis Symphony Musicians Ratify New Five Year Contract

Agreement reached seven months before previous contract was set to expire.  The St. Louis Symphony and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 2-197, announced an agreement on a new five-year labor contract today. The agreement was reached seven months prior to the expiration of the previous contract, providing over five years of labor stability for the St. […]

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St. Louis Black Pride Announces New Educational Initiative to Help LGBTQIA Students and Assists

On Saturday, January 21st St. Louis Black Pride will launch its new Education Initiative “The Hub: Black Pride Success Hall”. This new program is geared to assist individuals in the community to reach their own academic goals and achievements. “Our kids needs support more than anything”, says Darius Rucker, Director of Education for St. Louis […]

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