About Us

Chely Wright
Chely WrightFounder
Chely Wright has been a strong advocate for the LGBT community since coming out five years ago. She is an award-winning country singer, author, and subject of an Emmy-nominated documentary film, Wish Me Away. Chely is the founder of both the nonprofit organization LIKEME and the LIKEME Lighthouse, which opened its doors as Kansas City’s LGBT community center in March 2012.
Char Daniels
Char DanielsFormer Director
Char Daniels, the aunt of country singer Chely Wright, is the treasurer of LIKEME Lighthouse. As the director of Kansas City’s community center for three years (2012-2015), she was key to conceiving, designing, opening, and running the center.