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.

LIKEME Lighthouse – 2016 message from the Director

January 1, 2016

The ribbon-cutting ceremony for LIKEME Lighthouse was Saturday, March 10, 2012. Our founding and national board members worked for well over a year before the grand opening, putting things in order. LIKEME Lighthouse’s first director, Char Daniels, told me the story of Chely Wright creating the mission statement thoughtfully and effortlessly. That is how nonprofit […]

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2016 Young Adult Workshop – Break Out: Serving Diverse Teens

Description: Expert panelists, discussions, games, and more, all speaking to services for at-risk, LGBTQIA, special needs, and culturally diverse teens. Registration closes Monday, October 31, 2016. Cost: Mid America Library Alliance Member: $70.00 (includes boxed lunch) Non-Member: $140.00 (includes boxed lunch) http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event;jsessionid=E95C065C57D3165C28ED9CA93F01F327.worker_registrant?llr=twjxfteab&oeidk=a07ectsc0cub5aaf21f

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UMKC Pride Lecture Series & Scholarship Breakfast 2016

UMKC Pride Lecture Series & Scholarship Breakfast 2016: Janaya Khan, International Ambassador for the #BlackLivesMatter Network, will join us on November 3, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in Pierson Auditorium. This event is free, open to the public, but registration is required. Pride Lecture Series & Scholarship Breakfast

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Save the Date – 2017 Teen Equality Prom

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