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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Save the Date – 2017 Teen Equality Prom

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Miss Gay Paris of the Plains 2017

Miss Gay Paris of the Plains 2017 returns to Sidekicks Saloon (3707 Main St. KCMO) on October 16.  This is the first preliminary for Miss Gay Missouri 2016 Regina La-Rae following Miss Gay America with the theme Intergalactic.  Wear neon and come explore the galaxy of excellence featuring local and national entertainers. 21+ event $ […]

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National Coming Out Day – October 11, 2016

  Every year on this day, we celebrate coming out as LGBTQ+ or as an ally. Come join us for free food and activities. 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Check out our selection of exhibits, books and resources. Watch the film – “It Gets Better.” 4:00 pm – 5:30pm: LGBTQIA Trivia 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: […]

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