The Maneater


Ragtag Film Society ending its sponsorship with The Crossing leads to discussion about gender identity, partnerships, free speech

Kevin Smith gave a sermon that many considered to be transphobic, which led to a public outcry for Ragtag Film Society to cut ties with his church.

Columbia City Council votes unanimously to ban conversion therapy

Andrea Waner, chair of Columbia’s Commission on Human Rights, says she hopes Columbia will set an example for other cities.

The LGBTQ community celebrates their past and present with LGBTQ History Month and Coming Out Week

The month of October marks the commemoration of LGBTQ History Month, in which LGBTQ culture is acknowledged and reflected upon by the LGBTQ community.

Queer Fall Fling welcomes LGBTQ students and allies

The organizations that make up the LGBTQ Resource Center came together to put on an evening of games, crafts and acceptance.

Rainbows and Glitter Galore: A review of MidMo Pride

Columbia’s Mid-Missouri Pride 2018 spreads love for all at Saturday’s event.

LGBTQ support groups and organizations celebrate pride in Mid-Missouri

The Mid-Missouri PrideFest featured information booths and live performances from both local and national groups.

Columbia honors victims of Orlando shooting with vigil

The candlelight vigil was put on by multiple MU organizations.

MU LGBTQ Community and allies march in annual pride parade

Though parade attendance was down relative to previous years, students said that inclusivity for the LGBTQ Community has improved.

Missouri House fails controversial religious freedom bill

After a 40-hour filibuster in March and a four-hour public testimony April 12, the bill failed.

Controversial Missouri religious freedom bill moves forward

The resolution, if passed, would make Missouri the first state to vote on a religious liberties amendment to the state constitution.

Nearly 40-hour filibuster not enough: Anti-LGBTQ legislation going to Missouri House floor

Missouri citizens will vote on the proposed amendment in an upcoming election if it passes through the House.

Four-time Team USA Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis speaks on his life with HIV

Louganis is the second diver and only male in Olympic history to win the gold on springboard and platform in consecutive Olympic games; he won in 1984 and 1988.

Bond Life Sciences Center spearheads the effort to bring HIV awareness to campus

“The global community recognizing that it is still an issue is important, but locally it is important to recognize that,” said Cale Mitchell, executive director of Central Missouri RAIN. “World AIDS day is a good way to do that.”

LGBTQ discrimination not protected by Missouri law

Missouri man’s case rejected after being fired for being gay.

Conversion therapy found unsuccessful

The therapy has been deemed both ineffective and harmful to the person it is done to.

Hateful comments on MU’s Pride Photo

The comments ironically prove the necessity of the LGBTQ Resource Center

Coming Out Week is topped off with the Black and Gold Drag show to celebrate individuality

Nearly 230 students attended the event.

Student leader responds to Facebook comments about 20th Annual Pride Photo

The official MU Facebook account received negative criticism for posting the photo in the comments.

Allies and community members take 20th annual Pride Photo

About 500 people participated in the event.

Twentieth anniversary celebration looks at growth of LGBTQ Resource Center over the years

“In those first couple of years, it was a gathering spot,” previous LGBTQ Resource Coordinator Nikole Potulsky said. “Now, it is a hub of activity. There are people that lobby at the state level from this place."