Josh Mers, the head of Lexington Fairness, says waking up to the news was heartbreaking. It's especially heartbreaking after gay days were just celebrated in Orlando and in the month of June when pride is celebrated throughout the nation.
The Vatican is confirming that the only "audience" the pope had while he was in Washington was with a former student and his family: Yayo Grassi, an openly gay Argentine who visited Francis with his longtime partner and some friends.
Attorneys who successfully challenged Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage have submitted a bill for more than $2 million in legal fees, court costs and related expenses. Under federal civil-rights law, the state of Kentucky gets stuck with the tab as the losing party in the case.
The Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has filed a lawsuit against the governor, claiming he violated her religious freedom by telling all clerks that they must either issue licenses or resign.
An estimated 200 same-sex marriage supporters gathered in downtown Lexington following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling making same-sex marriage legal in all 50-states. Mayor Jim Gray, who is gay, spoke to a boisterous crowd at the Fairness Awards Friday night.