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Inoru Morris, a nonbinary Kansas City Native received their Bachelor’s in East Asian Languages and Cultures and International Policy and a Master’s in Public Affairs and Administration from the University of Kansas. The emphasis of their studies and research focused on LGBTQ+ related issues and policy. Their published research in academic journals on LGBTQ+ issues has taken them to multiple national conferences teaching various governments, nonprofits, and working professionals about the issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community. Upon graduating he noticed a lack of research being done throughout the Midwest on the issues and affairs affecting the community. They have served the Kansas City Metropolitan Area LGBTQ+ community through their policy work with local cities and counties in an advisory role.