"No Place Like Home" Film Screening and Discussion

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Join us for a film screening event with special guest C. J. Janovy. Based on the award-winning 2018 book by CJ Janovy, this feature-length documentary film explores the evolution of the LGBTQ movement in Kansas.

"No Place Like Home: The Struggle Against Hate in Kansas is a 60 minute documentary film produced by Do Good Productions, directed by Kevin Willmott and released in 2023. The legacy of free state battles in Kansas continues with modern-day friends of Dorothy who find that home is a hostile place. This film explores the challenges for acceptance and compassion that LGBTQ people face through stories of gains and losses, love and hatred, and the willful ignorance that continue to make this effort so arduous yet vital for the very soul of our humanity.

"Directed by Oscar winner Kevin Willmott and narrated by Melissa Etheridge, No Place Like Home: The Struggle Against Hate in Kansas takes you on a tour of a deep red state, to meet people who have found themselves in a battle for LGBTQ rights in the most unlikely places. In Trego County, Manhattan, Dodge City, Wichita, Topeka and several rural communities, you'll meet some of the people C.J. Janovy profiles in her book No Place Like Home: Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas as well as emerging activists—ordinary people doing extraordinary things, all because they're committed to securing justice for everyone in their home state." From noplacelikehomedoc.com