Welcome to LIKEME® Lighthouse-KC


To provide a safe, welcoming space where LGBT+ individuals, their families, friends, and straight allies can come for education and resources; and to build a cohesive LGBT+ community in the Midwest.


To be recognized as the community center that helps individuals, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, to fully realize their potential.

Hamburger Mary’s and Camp Magazine Selects David Lopez as the 2016 Spirit of Pride Honoree

As seen in Camp Magazine Camp and Hamburger Mary’s created the Spirit of Pride Award in 2015 for people who we feel personify Pride – living openly and fearlessly every day. We’re proud this year to select David Lopez. In 2009, Lopez helped create the KC Bear Mafia, a 501(c)3 organization to serve the LGBT […]

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GLAMA-UMKC and LGBT-KC Dedication Ceremony – October 20, 2016

In 1966, 39 national LGBT civil rights leaders joined each other to plan strategies and develop collaborations. They met, for the first time ever, at the State Hotel formerly on 12th and Wyandotte streets in Kansas City, Missouri. GLAMA-UMKC and LGBT-KC are placing a bronze monument at the site commemorating Kansas City’s pivotal role in […]

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Update: Donation to Orlando National Compassion Fund

Many of you have asked for an update on the money collected and donated to the Orlando National Compassion Fund. Through your generous giving, we raised and donated $4,261.00. This money will provide assistance to the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting with their ongoing needs. Please read this letter for more information. Victims of […]

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