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PAGE 28 | LIBERTY PRESS | SEPTEMBER 2016 WE WERE GAY BEFORE IT WAS COOL. South Central Kansas, 1407 N. Topeka, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Wichita, (316) 263-5886, director@ of Lawrence, 1263 N. 1100 Rd., (785) Wichita Northwest High School GSA,, www.wichitapeace. 842-3339,, 9:30am, meets every program, 11am service org Monday after school. Wichita Pride, info@wichitapride. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wichita Southeast High School GSA, org,, annual Manhattan, 481 Zeandale Road, (785) (316) 807-2271, psychsteve2@yahoo. 537-2349,, services celebration held in September. com Sundays at 10:45am.


Heart of America Men’s Chorus, Wichita, (316) 708-4837, www.hoamc. org

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Topeka, 4775 SW 21st St., (785) 2729233,, services Sundays at 10:30am.

Wichita West High School GSA,

Junction City Teddy Bears, c/o Kevin Stilley, 2 Oak Valley Dr., Manhattan, (785) 556-8188, trlrhouseman@webtv. net

Unity of Wichita, 2160 N. Oliver, (316) 682-7511,, 10am Sunday service, activities through the week.

The Center, 800 N. Market, Wichita, (316) 285-0007 www.thecenterofwichita. org

NetworQ, Lawrence, www.Kansas, events are listed on website and FB page.

Student groups

Kansas State University LGBT Resource Center, 207 A/B Holton Hall, Manhattan, (785) 532-5352,, www.k-state-edu/lgbt

Wichita Bears, presidentwichitabears@,

Beacon Youth Group, Topeka,, queer youth group for ages 12-20. Meets every Monday at 5:30pm at Central Congregational Church, 1248 SW Buchanan St., the 1st, 4th, and 5th Mondays and Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Topeka, 4775 SW 21st St., 2nd and 3rd Mondays.

Community Centers

Health E.C. Tyree Health & Dental Clinic, 1525 N. Lorraine, Wichita, (316) 6812545, HIV/AIDS Client Emergency Fund administrered by the Junction City Teddy Bears, c/o Kevin Stilley, 2 Oak Valley Dr., Manhattan, (785) 556-8188,, for people in the Manhattan/Junction City area Hunter Health Clinic, 2318 E. Central, Wichita, (316) 262-3611, FREE HIV confidential or anonymous testing with Spanish and Vietnamese interpreters. KU Internal Medicine-Midtown, KU School of Medicine, 1001 N. Minneapolis, Wichita, (316) 293-1840, (877) 472-8227 toll-free, (316) 293-2652 HIV Program LGBT Health Coalition of Sedgwick County, Wichita, (316) 285-0007, www. Positive Connections, 1001 SW Garfield Ave, third floor, Topeka, (785) 232-3100, Positive Directions, 414 S. Commerce, Wichita, (316) 263-2214, (316) 2635214, Sedgwick County Health Dept., 2716 W. Central, Wichita, (316) 660-7300, South Wind Women's Center, 5107 E. Kellogg, Wichita, (316) 260-6934,, LGBTQIA-friendly health services. The Sweet Emergency Fund, KUSM-W MPA, 1010 N. Kansas, Wichita, (316) 293-3405

Politics/Activism E q u a l i t y K a n s a s , w w w., chapters across the state. Flint Hills Human Rights Project, Kansas Statewide Transgender Education Project, (785) 215-7436,,, provides transgender education and resources. Peace and Social Justice Center of

Wichita Organization of Leather Fetishes, (316) 201-6242, www. Wichita Prime Timers,, www., social group for mature gay men.

Bethel College GSA, North Newton, advisor: Gabriel Fonseca gfonseca@, President: Zachary Preheim Derby High School


F re e S t a t e H i g h S c h o o l G S A , Lawrence, sponsors: Hilary Morton, and Kim Grinnell


Central Plains Area Agency on Aging, 2622 W. Central Suite 500, Wichita, (316) 660-5120,, CPAAA is available to assist seniors, caregivers, and adults with disabilities through life’s transitions and with various levels of support. COMCARE Crisis Intervention Services, 934 N. Water, Wichita, (316) 660-7500 free 24/7, www.


Highland Park High School's Parity, Topeka,,

A Journey In The Light Ministries, 2231 S. Bluff, Wichita, (316) 302-6225, Sunday Praise and Worship services at 11am;Wednesday Discipleship Training at 7:30pm.

Hutchinson High School GSA, faculty advisor: Mr. Westmoreland, chairperson: Kara Vaughn.

Get Connected, Wichita, (316) 2850007, LGBTQIA youth group for ages 12-21. Meets at The Center, 800 N. Market, every Friday from 7-9pm.

The Independent School GSA, Wichita, sponsor: Matt Hanne matt.

GLSEN Greater Wichita, wichita@

College Hill United Methodist Church, 2930 E. 1st, Wichita, (316) 683-4643,, Sunday Celebrations at 8:30, 9:40 and 11:00am. First Congregational United Church of Christ, 700 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, (785) 537-7006, www.uccmanhattan. org, Sunday services at 10:45am; Taize services Thursday at 7pm, An Open and Affirming Congregation. First Unitarian Universalist Church of Wichita, 7202 E. 21st St., (316) 6843481,, www. Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Meditation Center, 721 W. 13th St., Wichita. (316) 263-1533, weekly meditation classes, prayers and workshops. See calendar of events at, everyone is welcome. Lutheran Campus Ministry, 1421 W. 19th, Lawrence, Metropolitan Community Church of Topeka, 4425 SW 19th, (785) 2721442,, www., services Sundays at 10am.

K-State LGBT & Allies, meets every Thursday at 6:30 in Willard Hall, room 120.

Headquarters Counseling Center, Lawrence, (785) 841-2345 free 24/7,

Lawrence High School GSA, sponsors: Shannon Draper, and Lindsay Buck

Healthy Transitions, for heterosexually married gay men in KC. A phone and face-to-face interview required, Mark McCarthy, LPC (816) 931-0011x4.

Manhattan High School GSA, mhs_

HIV+ Men’s Support Group, Wichita, (316) 293-3405,

Maize South High School GSA, sponsor: Shelly Walston swalston@, meets 2nd Fridays.

Living Positive, a support group for people living with HIV and their caregivers. Meets 1st Tuesdays at 6pm. Call 785-537-7006 for location.

Pitt State GSA, Pittsburg State University, pittstategaystraightalliance@ People Respecting Individuality and Diversity in Education (P.R.I.D.E.), Emporia State University, Rochelle Rowley, Box 4022, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia 66801, (620) 341-5723 Spectrum KU, University of Kansas, Lawrence, (785) 864-3091, SpectrumKU

Pine Valley Christian Church, 5620 E. 21st St., Wichita, (316) 685-2421,, www.

Spectrum: LGBTQ & Allies, Wichita State University, Wsuspectrum, meets Thursdays at 7pm in the Lucas Room (RSC 265).

Prairie Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1809 E. 30th, Hutchinson, (620) 663-8002, www.

Wichita East High School GSA,

Ta b l e o f H o p e M e t r o p o l i t a n Community Church, 156 S. Kansas, Wichita, (316) 267-1852, w w w. m c c w i c h i t a . c o m , w w w., Sunday services at 10:15am.

Wichita North High School GSA, (316) 204-5621,,, cwidmer@, meets every Wednesday at lunch in room A213.

Wichita Heights High School GSA,

Wichita Northeast High School GSA,

O n e D a y A t A Ti m e , Wi c h it a , Alcoholics Anonymous meetings held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm at First MCC, 156 S. Kansas. PFLAG Hutchinson, PO Box 2488, Hutchinson, (620) 899-2345, PFLAG Lawrence/Topeka, sffeist@,, meets 1st Sundays, 2-4pm. Location alternates between Lawrence and Topeka. Check website or e-mail for location. The Face of Trans*, www.thefaceof Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, 355 N. Waco, Suite 100, (316) 2630185 office, (316) 263-3002 crisis line 24/7,, www., free, confidential sexual assault services to all genders and sexual orientations. Wichita Transgender Community Network, social group meets the 1st week of each month and the support group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at The Center, 800 N. Market, at 7pm. l

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