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Chely Wright group opens LGBT center in Kansas City
2012-02-29

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The LIKEME Organization, founded by lesbian country music recording artist and Kansas native Chely Wright, will open its first LIKEME® Lighthouse in Kansas City March 10, according to a press release.

The Lighthouse is a welcoming and safe community center for the LGBT individuals, their families and straight allies. Doors will be open Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and on Sunday 12-6 p.m.

The community center will offer educational resources on topics such as the coming-out process, gender identity and bullying. Additional services will include referrals to LGBT organizations and services; a computer lab; and an LGBT library and reading room, among other items

As the first country music star to come out as gay, Wright created The LIKEME® Organization in 2010 after the release of her memoir, Like Me: Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer. First Run Features award-winning documentary Wish Me Away tracks the three years Wright spent preparing to come out publicly.

See www.likeme.org for more information.


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