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Woodford County passes LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance

By a vote of 5-to-3, Woodford County Fiscal Court on Tuesday passed a Fairness Ordinance prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination, according to the Fairness Campaign.
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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.
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Highland Heights passes LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance

Highland Heights unanimously passed a Fairness Ordinance Tuesday night prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination, according to the Fairness Campaign.

Lexington receives highest rating ever from national equality organization

Lexington has been rated by the Human Rights Campaign since 2013 and has increased its score, moving up from 53 to 93.

Chick-fil-A to no longer fund organizations with anti-LGBTQ ties

The company told ABC News Monday that it was refocusing its donations to groups centered on "hunger, homelessness and education" beginning in the new year.
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Bellevue becomes 15th Kentucky city to pass LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance

On Wednesday, Bellevue unanimously passed a Fairness Ordinance prohibiting discrimination against the LGBTQ community, according to the Fairness Campaign.

LGBTQ* resource center celebrates Trans Week of Awareness

In honor of national Transgender Week of Awareness, is hosting its own Trans Week of Awareness (TWOA) Nov. 18 through Nov. 22.

Pride Run 5k in support of Fayette County Schools

Lexington's Inaugural Pride Run 5k took place Saturday in support of LGBTQ students, families and allies. 
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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.
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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.

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. 
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2019 Pride Fest: Day Two

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - It was a busy weekend in downtown Lexington at the 2019 Pride Festival. The community came together to show support, but...

FCPS to have booth at Lexington’s Pride Fest for first time ever

Fayette County Public Schools will have an information booth at Lexington's Pride Fest this Saturday, for the first time ever.

Lexington Pride Festival holding design contest

Your art could be seen all over Lexington and beyond. The Lexington Pride Festival is holding a button design contest. 
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Kentucky companies named LGBTQ-inclusive

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released its Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality rankings.
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JustFundKY hosts a salute to Jim Gray

A LGBTQ advocacy non-profit honored former Lexington Mayor, Jim Gray.

Kentucky’s LGBTQ laws rated in Human Rights Campaign’s Annual State Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index.

Kentucky Baptist Convention cuts ties with churches

The Kentucky Baptist Convention has cut ties with more than 12 churches that showed support for an organization that lifted a ban this year on hiring LGBTQ employees.

Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

LGBT leaders are reacting furiously to a report that the Trump administration is considering a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans.

After 20 years, Wyoming still struggles with Shepard murder

When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S.

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