You have heard of LGBT, but do you really know what the letters stand for? And how about QIA? Melissa Winter, youth advocate with the KC Anti-Violence project, breaks down the terminology for you in 90 seconds.
Shelly Yang and Aaron RandleThe Kansas City Star
What does LGBTQIA mean?
12-year-old's mic is cut off while coming out to her Mormon church
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"It was like a switch went on,"mother speaks up about her daughter's sudden suicide
Christopher Elbow new chocolate bars
Concierge shopper eases holiday stress for clients
How to bring millennials back to the pews
Fine art for KU fans: $25,000 Rock Chalk Jayhawk paintings
Christmas cookie frosting tips from a pro
Behind the scenes at Farm to Market Bread Co.
London barbecue is beginning to turn heads
Marine killed in Battle of Tarawa in WWII comes home to rest by his mother’s side
A 12-year-old Mormon girl named Savannah came out as a lesbian to her church in Utah on May 7. “I do believe he [God] made me this way on purpose. No part of me is a mistake," she said to her church congregation. Originally published June 24, 2017.
Allie Doss lost her daughter Sara Prideaux to suicide in July 2015. After losing her daughter, Doss co-founded Speak Up, a suicide prevention group that trains school staffs to recognize the risk signs and how to respond, and talks with students about how they can help.
Chow Town visits Farm to Market Bread Company in Kansas City. Jill Silva, The Star's food editor, will explore the company's rich history and their famous holiday breads: stollen and panettone. Go behind the scenes and see how Italian panettone is made and “spiked" to cool upside down.
On a brief visit to London, Ardie A. Davis scoured the streets to see what Londoners know about barbecue — specifically Kansas City barbecue. At Smokestak in East London, Davis discovered, “This place knows barbecue.”
For more than 70 years, no one knew what became of the body of Donald Tolson, a Marine killed in action in the Battle of Tarawa in World War II. Then a man building a carport on the Pacific island found dog tags.
Messenger Coffee Co. + Ibis Bakery opened at 1624 Grand Blvd. in the Crossroads a few weeks ago. In addition to loaves of bread, customers can purchase bread-based options topped with farm-fresh ingredients, including toast and tartines.
The Star’s Jill Silva hosts a special holiday entertaining Facebook Live with Italian cooking star Lidia Bastianich. Bastianich shows how to create an inspiring trio of bruschetta. She shares recipes, tips and wine pairing for the perfect holiday table from her latest cookbook, “Lidia’s Celebrate Like an Italian.”