Donor Sibling Registry Supports New Families

As more and more children are conceived through artificial insemination, more and more teenagers are beginning to wonder about the possibility of additional family. Back in September 2000, Wendy Kramer and her son Ryan began to seek out information to see if Ryan had any half-siblings. “It all began when my son was curious if […]

Phil, Fired? Say it Ain’t So

I received a great email tonight from my editor at Liberty Press. She was updating us on our deadline for the March issue, but what she said made me laugh. We all know that the wonderfully gregarious party maven (pooper) Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow last week resulting in six more weeks of winter. (I […]

First Gay Marriage in Kansas

Lawrence, Kan. – – 1,800 miles. A two-hour flight. Nine years. Those numbers signify the distance Lawrence residents Mike Silverman and Dave Greenbaum had to travel to become legally married. With the recent decision by the California Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage, Silverman and Greenbaum knew right away that they were going to become legally […]

KC Pride Celebrates 30 Years

Kansas City – – This year Kansas City Gay Pride will celebrate its 30-year anniversary with music performances, a commitment ceremony and various other festivities. The events, held from May 30-June 1, will again bring together people from all backgrounds and orientations in celebration of the GBLT community. “What started out as a small picnic […]

Finney County Attorney calls gays “unlawful”

This story appeared in the April 2008 issue of Liberty Press. Garden City, Kan. – Students at Garden City Community College (GCCC) were given quite a presentation on January 30. In response to a sexual assault on campus, the college invited Finney County Attorney, John Wheeler to give a talk on sexual offenses, prevention of […]

DCAP Hires New Leader

*This story was published in the April 2008 issue of Liberty Press Lawrence, Kan. – The mission of providing support for communities affected by HIV/AIDS has brought Elena Ivanov to the Douglas County AIDS Project (DCAP) as their new Executive Director. As Executive Director, Elena will be charged with ensuring the organization and all its […]

Determination Lands Landers Back on the Field

This article was published in the February 2008 issue of Liberty Press. She was well connected and on the rise. She had her own company, Miracle Media. She was still active in sports and was playing co-ed football for the Phoenix Hellraisers. It could be said that Landers was on her way to the top […]