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Beshear expands on non-discrimination standards

Order includes pregnancy, family status

Covington first city in state to ban ‘conversion therapy’

Covington became the first city in Kentucky to ban 'Conversion Therapy' on children under the age of 18, according to the Fairness Campaign.

Cold Spring passes LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance

The City of Cold Spring passed an LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance Monday by a vote of 4-to-1, according to the Fairness Campaign.

Fort Thomas becomes 17th city with LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance

Fort Thomas unanimously passed a Fairness Ordinance on Tuesday prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, according to the Fairness Campaign.

Bill prefiled in effort to end natural hair discrimination in Kentucky

A Kentucky state representative has prefiled a bill that would effectively ban discrimination against natural hair in Kentucky's public spaces.

Lawsuit: Police department discriminated against gay officer

A lawsuit alleges that a Kentucky police department discriminated against one of its officers because of his sexuality.

Kentucky Supreme Court dismisses gay pride T-shirt case

The state supreme court has dismissed a discrimination claim against Lexington t-shirt printing company, Hands On Originals.

Versailles passes Fairness Ordinance prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination

Versailles became the fourteenth city in Kentucky to pass a Fairness Ordinance prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, according to the Fairness Campaign.

University of Kentucky sued, accused of discriminating against female athletes

In the lawsuit, Elizabeth Niblock and Meredith Newman accuse the university of refusing to create varsity opportunities for women, and claim the university needs to add 183 women to the athletic program to be in compliance with Title IX requirements.

Georgetown considers adding LGBTQ community to its fairness ordinance

Georgetown's council meeting was packed, people filing in to hear the discussion on the city's fairness ordinance.

Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

Facebook is settling five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads.

ACLU says Facebook allows gender discrimination in ads

The ACLU is accusing Facebook of discrimination, saying the company violated federal and state laws prohibiting businesses from excluding women from job ads.

Former child welfare boss alleges discrimination, harassment

An attorney for Kentucky's former child welfare commissioner says she was subject to repeated acts of discrimination that included sexually harassing comments from her male colleagues.

Lexington NAACP joins national travel advisory for American Airlines

The Lexington chapter of the NAACP joined the national organization in warning blacks that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions.

Couple says their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay

A Winchester couple is suing the Commonwealth, after they say their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay.

Woman alleges credit union fired her for being lesbian

A woman who worked for a credit union for 15 years has filed a lawsuit alleging she was fired and harassed because she is a lesbian.

Berea City Council unanimously passes hate crimes resolution

Berea's city council has just passed a resolution condemning hate crimes in the city. It comes after vandalism targeting a lesbian couple last month.

UofL conference to examine discrimination against Muslims

The University of Louisville says a symposium on campus will look at discrimination against Muslims in the United States.

Ky. Human Rights Commission Sides with Pregnant Worker

The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has ruled that a nursing and rehab facility in Berea discriminated against an employee because of her pregnancy.

No dropping: Law mandating horse poop bags rankles Amish

Amish residents of a western Kentucky town are fighting back against an ordinance requiring large animals to wear collection bags to catch their droppings, arguing that the law unfairly singles out their community.

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