LGBTQIA Resources: Get Connected

Kansas City United Church of ChristKansas City United Church of ChristAn Open and Affirming (ONA) congregation, formerly Country Club Congregational United Church of Christ. Church
Bethel United Church of ChristBethel United Church of ChristAn Open and Affirming (ONA) congregationChurch
Brown Voices Brown PulseBrown Voices/Brown PulseArea Queer and Trans People of Color interested in an exploration and discussion on the state of QTPOC in Kansas CityActivism
Camp MagazineCamp MagazineThe Greater Kansas City LGBTQ+ magazineMedia
Colonial Church in Prairie VillageColonial United Church of ChristA member congregation of the United Church of Christ, a denomination that has always valued education and embraced diversity.Church
Equality KansasEquality KansasMission is to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity by working towards it through education, public policy advocacy, and political actionActivism
Friday Night Bowling Club KCMOFriday Night Club - Ward Parkway Lanes - BowlingKansas City's premier LGBT IGBO affiliated mixed handicap bowling league, the FNC has been in existence for over 17 years. We bowl every-other-friday at Ward Parkway Lanes in South Kansas City, MO.Social
KC Front Runners and WalkersFrontRunnersThe Kansas City Frontrunners and Walkers is a group dedicated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community and friends. Our mission is to promote good health through running, walking, and club events in a supportive running and walking community.Social
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against DefamationGay & Lesbian Alliance Against DefamationAs a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.Media
Gay and Lesbian Archive of MidAmericaGay & Lesbian Archives of MidAmericaTo collect, preserve, and make accessible the materials that reflect the histories of the LGBT communities of the Kansas City region.History
GLSENGLSENWe want every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow.Youth
Guys and YahwehGuys and YahwehTo create a safe environment where non and nominally religious gay or bisexual Christian men can connect together better with God.Spiritual
Heartland Men's ChorusHeartland Men's ChorusHeartland Men’s Chorus provides excellence in performance while advancing men’s choral music, building community, and reaching out to diverse audiences. Music
Human Rights Campaign KCHuman Rights Campaign - Kansas CityServe as America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBTQ equality. By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.Activism
KC Anti-Violence ProjectKansas City Anti-Violence ProjectCommitted to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crimes advocacy and education to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. Youth
KC Women's ChorusKansas City Women's ChorusFounded in 1999, the Chorus has spanned 18 years, building bridges with local community charities while bringing entertaining and enlightening women’s choral music to Kansas City.Music
KC Bear MafiaKC Bear MafiaStarted in 2009 as a way to get bears in Kansas City together for fun and good times. Since then we’ve formed an Official side to the Bear Mafia in order to have a greater opportunity to build and bring better resources for the bears and our allies in the Kansas City metro area.Social
Kansas City Diversity CoalitionKC Diversity CoalitionCommitted to facilitating leadership and coalition building for the empowerment of LGBTQIA individuals in the Kansas City Metro Area through Advocacy, Education, and Community DevelopmentActivism
KC Gay VolleyballKC Gay VolleyballOpen for all levels of play and welcomes LGBTQIA and Allies. See the events tab for upcoming volleyball times and locations. We play on most Sundays and Tuesdays in various locations.Social
Gay Pride KCKC Pride FestA mix of volunteers and board members who represent a wide cross section of the Kansas City LGBTQIA community. What motivates these individuals is their drive to offer the Kansas City LGBTQIA community great informational and educational events which move the community forwardActivism
KC WaveKC WaveKC Wave is the predominately gay and lesbian swim team in the Kansas City area. Our membership ranges from 20 to 40 swimmers, covering most age groups and orientations. We have 20-somethings and 60-somethings who swim.Social
Kansas Missouri Dream AllianceKSMODAThe Kansas/Missouri Dream Alliance exists to serve and advocate for immigrant rights and higher education for undocumented youth regardless of citizenship status, sexual orientation, race, color, gender, and national or ethnic origin.Activism
MidAmerica Gay and Lesbian Chamber of CommerceMAGLCCThe Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (Mid-America GLCC) is an organization that advocates, promotes and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics and education.Business
MidAmerica Freedom BandMidAmerica Freedom BandMAFB is KC's music outlet for instrumental musicians and fans of all ages, races, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.Music
Peace Christian ChurchPeace Christian ChurchAs Christians, we joyfully welcome into God’s house all people, celebrating our diversity in race, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identities, gender expression, nationality, faith background, education, and abilities.Church
PFLAG KCPFLAG-KCUniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy. Family
PROMOPROMOMissouri’s statewide organization advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality through legislative action, electoral politics, grassroots organizing, and community education.Activism
Q SpaceQ-SpaceFor lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, asexual, & allied youth ages 12-20Youth
Rosedale Congregational United Church of ChristRosedale Congregational United Church of ChristWe are an Open and Affirming church, actively welcoming persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities.Church
Southwood United Church of ChristSouthwood United Church of ChristWe are a progressive church that wants to get the word out that God has called us to be a special community that is unique in all of southeast Jackson County.Church
St Lukes United Church of ChristSt Luke’s United Church of ChristWe will welcome you as a part of our family, accepting you just as you are.Church
City of Fountains SistersThe City of Fountains Sisters, An Order of The Sisters of Perpetual IndulgenceWe are The City of Fountains Sisters (CoFS), a modern order of 21st century nuns. Since our acceptance as an Aspirant House, we have devoted ourselves to: community service, promoting human rights, and respect for both diversity and spiritual enlightenment. We believe all people have the right to express their unique joy and beauty. When necessary, we use humor, wit, and wisdom to expose the forces of bigotry and guilt that chain the human spirit.Social
UMKC LGBTUMKC LGBTQIAUMKC is committed to ensuring our campus is inclusive and affirming of all gender and sexual identities. We demonstrate this commitment through policies, programs and opportunities for LGBTQIA+ students. Our students, faculty and staff celebrate diversity in all its forms, campus-wide.Social
Unity TTempleUnity Temple on the PlazaWe believe enlightenment is the awareness that all life comes forth from one source. God Spirit is the essence of every person, expressing itself in the physical realm as good. There are not degrees of goodness or worthiness in people. Every person is inherently divine.Church
KU Center for Sexuality and Gender DiversityUniversity of Kansas Center for Sexuality and Gender DiversityThe Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity (SGD) is an office that manages support services, event programming, training, and academic relates resources for students, faculty, and staff at KU. The Center is also a physical lounge space for our LGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty to feel safe and respected on the KU campus in Lawrence, where we are open for you to come study, hang out, and connect to our smart TV for academic or recreational purposes. Social
Big Brothers Big Sisters KCBig Brothers Big Sisters KCTheir goal is to help all children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with volunteer mentorsYouth
LGBTQ WomenLGBTQ Women of Color Kansas CityA social networking group for all women of color that identify as being part of the LGBTQ community. This Meetup serves to connect women from all across the city in social settings. We will host happy hours, networking events, volunteer opportunities, and more!Social