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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. 

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.

Lightfoot says Chicago mayoral victory means ‘a city reborn’

Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s resounding victory was a clear call for change at City Hall and a historic repudiation of the old-style, insider politics that have long defined the nation’s third-largest city.
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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.
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Couple says their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay

A Winchester couple is suing the Commonwealth, after they say their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay.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

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.
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Group rallies for state-wide LGBT anti-discrimination laws

A group in Kentucky wants to expand Kentucky’s Civil Rights Act to include the LGBT community.

Kentucky corporate LGBT inclusion numbers released

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released an annual report assessing LGBT inclusion in major companies and law firms, including 5 in Kentucky.
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County clerk testifies in federal court against same-sex marriage

The Rowan County Clerk who is being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union took the stand in federal court.
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Same-sex marriage debate goes to Supreme Court

A historic case on same-sex marriage could be the deciding factor for states across the country was argued in front of the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday.
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First Reading of LGBT Fairness Ordinance Draft Held in Berea

Over three years of efforts by the Bereans for Fairness group has led to the city's first reading of an LGBT Fairness Ordinance scheduled for Tuesday night, according to the organization.
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Danville City Commission Amends Fairness Ordinance

The Danville City Commission on Tuesday amended its much-debated Fairness Ordinance to exempt a social services organization that threatened to sue the city if the measure passed.
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Board Votes Against Hiring Gays

Sunrise Children's Services Board of Directors voted to maintain hiring policies and not hire LBGTs.
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Lexington Fairness Honors Community Leaders

Lexington Fairness honored five community leaders on Friday who expressed their commitment to progressing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality and fairness.

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