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Crescent Springs votes unanimously for LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance

Town f 4,000 joins growing movement.

Southern Baptist Convention removes Kentucky church for being pro-LGBTQ

St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville was stripped from the Kentucky Baptist Convention in 2018 for supporting hiring LGBTQ employees, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Lexington earns top score, two others get high marks from civil rights group

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington has received an all-time high score of 95 out of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign, a national civil...

Lexington Pride Festival goes virtual

Festival had virtual, in-person events.

Pride Organization says it’s launching the first statewide LGBTQ survey

Bluegrass Black Pride, Inc. and Pride Community Services organization says it's launching the first ever statewide assessment of LGBTQ+ community needs and wellness.

Lexington bar chooses to close early ahead of new coronavirus orders

Some bars and restaurants aren't waiting for the governor's order, reducing restaurant capacity and shutting down bars again, to take effect.

Pride of Place LGBTQ history tour launches in Lexington

A self-guided walking tour, showing historic landmarks of Lexington's LGBTQIA*+ history, kicked off downtown Thursday.

Several LGBTQ groups join Lexington Black Lives Matter protest

Several LGBTQ groups joined Lexington protests Thursday night in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Measure to ban discrimination against LGBTQ community fails

An ordinance that would have banned discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation has failed in Daviess County on a 2-2 vote.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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