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15 Years of Lexington Fairness
A look back and a look ahead
Federal Judge Strikes Down Kentucky's Gay Marriage Ban
Federal judge strikes down Kentucky's ban on gay marriage.
Obama hosts annual LGBT Pride Month celebration
Obama recognized a few influential figures, including an old college professor, who he said has helped shape how he thinks about many gay rights issues -- as he marked Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month at the White House Monday.
Petition Starts for Danville Mayor to Resign
Danville Mayor Bernie Hunstad was the only person to vote against the fairness ordinance at Monday’s meeting. When it passed, three people asked the mayor to step down. Video Video
UPDATE: Danville Passes Amended Fairness Ordinance; Some Call For Mayor's Resignation
Danville has become the 7th city in Kentucky to pass a Fairness Ordinance, but not before months of sometimes contentious debate and a call by some citizens for the Mayor to resign. Video Video
LGBT UK Health Services Survey Goes Viral
A recent UK Health Services survey went viral because of some of the questions that were asked. At the end of the survey, students said they were asked to agree or disagree with statements like “homosexuality is a sin” or “homosexuality is a mental illness.” Video Video
Frankfort Residents Disagree About What's Fair For LGBT Community
The City Commissioners will vote at the end of the month on a Fairness Ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on a person's gender identity and sexual orientation. Video Video
Local Same-Sex Couple Talks IRS Decision
David Cupps and Ross Ewing say the IRS's decision to allow same-sex couples to file taxes jointly is a big step for the LGBT community. Video Video
Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision’s Impact On Kentucky
The Supreme Court overturned the “Defense of Marriage Act” today. While their decision won’t directly affect Kentuckians, that doesn’t mean it won’t have a big impact in the future. Video Video
Lexington Celebrates Gay Pride
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community says they have a special reason to celebrate this year at the annual pride festival. Video Video
Richmond: Possible Fairness Law To Protect Same-Sex Discrimination
The Richmond City Commission meets to discuss implementing a fairness law to protect discrimation against sexual orientation and gender identity. Video Video
Bereans Celebrate Strides Toward Equality
A group called Bereans for Fairness has been advocating for a local fairness ordinance for the past two years. Video Video
Frankfort Passes Fairness Ordinance
The Frankfort City Commission passes the ordinance 3-2, protecting LGBT from discrimination. Video Video
Fairness Coalition Rallies For Anti-Discrimination Laws
The Kentucky Fairness Coalition wants statewide anti-discrimination fairness legislation and a tougher anti-bullying law based on sexual orientation. Video Video
Ky House Committee Looks At Proposed Fairness Law
For the first time ever, a Kentucky House committee listened to testimony on a proposed state wide fairness law.
Board Votes Against Hiring Gays
Sunrise Children's Services Board of Directors voted to maintain hiring policies and not hire LBGTs. Video Video
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