MAGLCC Spotlight – LocateKC

April 4, 2018

Kevin Bryant was one of the three founding members of the Mid America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, along with Dan Nilsen and Catherine Kelly. In the beginning, Bryant says, they thought they would […]

MAGLCC Spotlight – Suzanne Wheeler

March 1, 2018

Suzanne Wheeler spent 32 years in the Army, retiring as a colonel. A combat veteran, she commanded tank units from platoon to brigade size. At the time of her retirement, Wheeler was the highest-ranking transgender […]

MAGLCC Spotlight – Josue Montes

October 23, 2017

Josue Montes, who goes by Josh, says his interior-decorating work is his “bread and butter.” About a year ago, he started a blog at 1dapperlatino.com. “The reason I launched the blog was to speak about […]

MAGLCC Spotlight – Blaine Proctor

October 13, 2017

We recently sat down with Blaine Proctor in his Midtown office, a restored private residence turned into the headquarters of SAVE Inc., an essential Kansas City charity. Proctor, the chief executive officer of SAVE, says: […]

MAGLCC Spotlight – Sean Barnard

April 7, 2017

Sean Barnard is the affable owner of Bambou, a salon offering hair and beauty services in downtown Overland Park. He’s relatively new to owning a salon after a lengthy career in the casino world. “I’d […]

MAGLCC Spotlight – KC Repertory Theatre

March 14, 2017

The rich history of the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, affectionately known as the KC Rep, began more than 50 years ago. Eric Rosen, an award-winning writer, director and producer, was appointed to be the artistic […]

MAGLCC Spotlight – Theresa M. Van Ackeren

February 1, 2017

Theresa Van Ackeren moved to Lee’s Summit, Mo., from Omaha in 1989. She did not bring her bicycle along, she remembers with some regret. Before that, she said, “I rode my bike a lot as […]