Tag: St. Louis

IPAHW announces management, staff changes

ST. LOUIS — The owners of the International Puppy Contest are pleased to announce the following staff and management changes in preparation for the International Puppy 2019 contest, being held July 12-15 during International Pup and Handler Weekend (IPAHW) in St. Louis, MO. Pup Tripp, IPC’s International Puppy 2014 and co-owner, has been officially appointed…

Missouri Court of Appeals ruling a step forward for LGBTQ protection

ST. LOUIS – In an historic decision on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, a Missouri Court of Appeals Western District three-judge panel (Karen King Mitchell, Presiding Judge, Gary D. Witt, Judge, Anthony Rex Gabbert, Judge) ruled that workplace discrimination on the basis of sex-stereotyping — conforming to expectations for one’s sex, which is often attributed in…

New Mr. Midwest Leather and Midwest Puppy named

ST. LOUIS — Adam Heusinkveld of Chicago won Mr. Midwest Leather 2017 and Pup Axel, Cleveland Puppy 2017, won Midwest Puppy 2017 this past weekend in St. Louis.

The Midwest Leather and Puppy Contest was held at JJ’s Clubhouse, not far from downtown St. Louis. Adam came out ahead of two other contestants: John Owen of Omaha, who go first runner-up, and Pup Chewy of Chicago, who was second runner-up. Pup Xeno of Chicago got first runner-up for puppy. The contest was the climax of a weekend that included classes, dinners and parties throughout the weekend.

ADL, PROMO urge hate crime investigation in transgender teen’s murder

ST. LOUIS — Civil rights organizations have called for prosecutors to investigate the murder of Ally Lee Steinfeld as a hate crime. From PROMO: The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and PROMO, Missouri’s Statewide LGBT advocacy organization, today expressed deep concern regarding the murder of Ally Lee Steinfeld. Both PROMO and ADL are urging the Prosecuting Attorney’s…

St. Louis LGBTQIA Munch, Sept. 1

ST. LOUIS — Enjoy some queer space with fellow kinksters! This will be a super casual social gathering of people who are kinky or kink-curious and identify in any way as LGBTQIA. See you at MoKaBe’s Coffeehouse, 6pm-8pm on Friday September 1. Notice that this month the first Friday is also the 1st of the…

Driver who went through St. Louis vigil charged

ST. LOUIS — The man accused of driving his car through a vigil for a transgender woman in St. Louis has been charged.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Mark Colao was charged with a felony count of resisting arrest by fleeing and two misdemeanor charges for leaving the scene of an accident and operating a vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner.