The board of Directors at the Andover Public Library in Kansas kept transgender children books entitled “I am Jazz”, “George” and “Lily and Dunkin” in the kids' section.
In Kansas, a few lawmakers have introduced several bills that would describe same-sex marriage as a “parody marriage”, prevent the recognition of transgender people, and allow conversion therapies.
There will be changes for the LGBT community in Kansas! New Governor Laura Kelly said she will reinstate the protection order for LGBT state workers.
She also said she will do anything to avoid law enforcement that would allow adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples.
What a victory! Sharice Davids became the Democratic candidate in the Third Congressional District in Kansas. She managed to win against Kevin Yoder, a Republican who served since 2011. Beforehand, she had defeated five Democratic candidates.
As we had seen a few days ago, both Oklahoma and Kansas approved laws allowing adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT families. Connecticut, for its part, has decided to welcome LGBT parents who want to adopt or foster a child.
A few days ago, we saw three states were debating the "religious freedom" bills for adoption agencies. Unfortunately, two of them approved these bills: Oklahoma and Kansas.
Anti-LGBT legislations are under consideration in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Colorado. They would allow religiously affiliated child placement agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples seeking to adopt.
Representative Anthony Kern introduced two bills (HB 2293 and HB 2294) against the rights of transgender people.
California now prohibits state-funded and state-sponsored travel to states that discriminate against LGBTQ people.
Today, we unfortunately heard that the Rev. Meyer has just been placed on an involuntary leave of absence, which means she avoids a trial within her church, but she lost her position instead of her church in Edgerton near Kansas City.