Same Sex Couples http://kcur.org en St. Louis' Newly Wed Gay Couples Reflect On Why Attitudes On Gay Marriage Have Shifted http://kcur.org/post/st-louis-newly-wed-gay-couples-reflect-why-attitudes-gay-marriage-have-shifted <p class="p1">Tod Martin wasn’t going to let 20 words keep him from marrying David Gray.<p class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While it took more than 20 years, St. Louis officials last week issued Martin and Gray a marriage license. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:23:03 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 58137 at http://kcur.org St. Louis' Newly Wed Gay Couples Reflect On Why Attitudes On Gay Marriage Have Shifted Joy, Tears In KC At DOMA Provision Defeat http://kcur.org/post/joy-tears-kc-doma-provision-defeat <p></p><p></p><p>As the Supreme Court has allowed federal benefits to same sex couples married in states where those unions are allowed by law, there is no legal change in Missouri or Kansas. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:39:11 +0000 Dan Verbeck 39191 at http://kcur.org Joy, Tears In KC At DOMA Provision Defeat UM System Board Extends Benefits To Same-Sex Couples http://kcur.org/post/um-system-board-extends-benefits-same-sex-couples <p></p><p>The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted unanimously Thursday to extend employment benefits to same sex couples employed by the UM System.</p><p>“Effectively, more and more employers and institutions such as the University of Missouri System realize you need to have these types of benefits in order to remain competitive in a state environment,” said&nbsp;AJ Bockelman, Executive Director of PROMO – a Missouri LGBT rights group that has been advocating for this change.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:24:09 +0000 Ryan Schuessler 38530 at http://kcur.org UM System Board Extends Benefits To Same-Sex Couples