Missouri Republicans block repeal of state’s marriage equality ban
Democrats have tried to repeal the defunct ban seven times. Republicans blocked them again.
University of Missouri adds transgender housing option on campus
The University of Missouri’s flagship campus in Columbia is testing out a new gender-neutral housing option starting this fall.
Boone County, Mo., workers in same-sex marriages eligible for survivor benefits
Boone County, Mo., employees who are in legally recognized same-sex marriages are now eligible for survivors benefits.
Proposed cuts to S.C. colleges over ‘gay books’ face opposition in Senate
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A state House budget proposal to cut $70,000 from two South Carolina universities for assigning gay-themed books to freshmen might not get much of a reception in the Senate.
Michael Sam in spotlight at Missouri’s pro scouting day
Michael Sam certainly draws a crowd. Scouts from more than 30 NFL teams, fans and media packed Missouri’s training facilities Thursday to watch the former Tigers defensive end and 14 of his former teammates at the school’s annual pro day.