Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-276) and index.
Introduction : a strange feeling in Middle America -- Part one. The defeat : the marriage amendment years. Trouble in Topeka -- Heartbreak in Trego County -- College towns and rivalries -- Part two. The dustoff : battered activists organize. An awakening in Wichita -- Pioneers in western Kansas -- Part three. The comeback : three cities, three losses, and a year of wins. They'll take Manhattan -- Springtime in Salina -- The once and future Hutchinson -- All points bulletins -- Part four. The transformation : as gender identities evolve, so does Kansas. Kansas City royalty -- Trans Kansas -- Epilogue : forever Kansan.