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Georgetown brewery receives hate mail after displaying Gay Pride flag

The owners of 'My Old Kentucky Foam Brewery' in Georgetown say they were shocked when they received a 2-page letter explaining in detail why they shouldn't have displayed a Gay Pride flag in the brewery’s window.

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.

Dayton becomes 12th Kentucky city to pass fairness ordinance

With a unanimous 5-0 vote Tuesday night, Dayton, in Northern Kentucky, became the 12th Kentucky city to pass a fairness ordinance. 

Mayor who posted about ‘killing out’ gays has posted apology

A rural Alabama mayor who posted online about "killing out" gay and transgender people has posted an apology, after initially denying he was responsible.

Kentucky city rejects anti-discrimination ordinance

Officials in a southcentral Kentucky city have voted against an ordinance that would add specific housing and employment protections for gay, lesbian and transgender residents.

United Methodist Church keeps ban on same sex marriage

The United Methodist Church voted to continue its opposition to same sex marriage and ordination of LGBT people as clergy.

Police recruit fired over inappropriate social media posts

A police recruit in Kentucky has been fired over social media posts that used offensive slurs to refer to black and gay people.

Judge who refused same sex adoptions a no show in court

A Kentucky judge who refused to hear same sex adoption cases could learn whether he'll be punished as soon as next week.

Hearing set for judge who refused to handle gay adoptions

A panel says ethics charges will proceed against a Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults, despite his resignation last week.

Kentucky judge who refused to handle gay adoptions resigns

Kentucky's judicial disciplinary commission says a judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults is resigning from the bench.

University of Kentucky Police Department creates LGBTQ* liaisons

This week, two University of Kentucky police officers are making history.

Couple says their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay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

Community upset over teacher being fired

Some Mt. Sterling community members are upset about a decision the Montgomery County public school board made. They say the board unfairly fired a...

Judge opposed to gay adoptions has rule change blocked

A Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay adults has been blocked from changing how he reviews adoption cases.

Kentucky judge is under pressure; won’t hear gay adoptions

Civil rights groups are seeking the removal of a Kentucky judge who won't hear adoption cases involving gay adults.

Ruling: Refusal to print gay pride shirts not discrimination

A divided Kentucky appeals court panel has ruled that a Lexington business did not discriminate against an organization by refusing to print T-shirts for a gay rights festival.

Judge faces protests after self-recusal from gay adoptions

On Wednesday, protesters called for a Barren County judge to be removed from the bench.

Court: Gay couple’s suit against Kentucky clerk can proceed

A federal appeals court says a gay couple's lawsuit seeking damages from a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue them a marriage license can proceed.

Day of Silence aims to raise awareness of LGBTQ bullying

Thousands of students around the country, including here in Central Kentucky, are expected to participate in the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)'s Day of Silence on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Judge: Clerk doesn’t have to pay legal fees for gay couples

A federal judge has ruled that a county clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015 doesn't have to pay legal fees for the couples who sued her.

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Fayette County students excel at virtual FCCLA competition

Students from Beaumont Middle School and a junior at Paul Laurence Dunbar High school excelled at the 2020 FCCLA Virtual National Leadership Conference.

Day 3 of Keeneland Summer Meet: War of Will wins Maker’s Mark Mile, Four Grace sets record

Day three of Keeneland's five day Summer meet saw a close race between War of Will and Parlor in the Grade 1 Maker's Mark Mile.

Fayette students earn national leadership honors

Even in virtual competition, students earn honors.