Back to the Basics’ for Pride

May 31, 2013

If you’ve been following Camp for the last six months, you know that there will be changes this year from the big Pride festivals as you’ve known them at the parks and the Power & Light District in Kansas City. This year’s location is Westport Road, and the festival will be May 31 and June 1. […]

Musicality – Sylvester, Alpine, ‘Behind the Candelabra’

May 31, 2013

Before listening to this album, I had next to no knowledge of Sylvester. I only knew that he died from complications of AIDS in 1988 and was iconic in gay dance music. One of his more notable hits, “You Make Me Feel,” which is one of my favorites from this compilation, was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in 2004. […]

CampBiz – June, 2013

May 31, 2013

Happy Pride Month! In June, plenty of fun, including LGBT music, movies and theater, is planned in Kansas City. […]

The Camp 10 – Milton W. Wendland

May 2, 2013

This month, I have the honor and privilege to interview my friend Milton W. Wendland, a visiting assistant professor in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at the University of Kansas. […]

Salut! It’s A Very Good Year.

May 2, 2013

It's been an amazing first year for the Mid-America Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, full of reasons to celebrate and look forward to the future. […]

CampBiz – May, 2013

May 2, 2013

The Kansas City AIDS Walk marches on, rain or shine, and this year, it was rain. Although it was just a light mist the morning of April 27, the grounds at Theis Park quickly became waterlogged from the previous two days of rain, and loyal walkers had a lot of laundering of shoes and pants to do when they got home. The weather didn’t deter the walkers, from parents with baby strollers to pet lovers who brought their dogs. […]

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