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Transgender Life In Kansas City

"Kansas City is a great place for trans people and [supportive]." So says Luke Harness, a UMKC alumnus and transgender advocate. The new reality show New Girls on the Block follows transgender women in Kansas City--we explore what KC is really like for the transgender community.


  • Caroline Gibbs, transgender counselor, Transgender Institute
  • Luke Harness, transgender activist
  • Sandra Meade, host of KKFI's Trans Talk and state chair of Equality Kansas



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Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at, or on Twitter.
Gina Kaufmann is the host of Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.