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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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

Kentucky companies named LGBTQ-inclusive

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released its Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality rankings.

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.

10th Kentucky city passes ordinance against discrimination

An LGBTQ advocacy organization says Maysville has become Kentucky's tenth city to pass a fairness ordinance.

University of Kentucky Pride Week activities announced

The University of Kentucky has scheduled Pride Week.

Rainbow crosswalks claimed as hazard will remain for now

Rainbow crosswalks in Lexington will remain for now.

Lexington an “All-Star City” for equality

Lexington is one of 41 cities to earn an "All-Star City" designation in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Municipal Equality Index scoring. 

University of Kentucky Police Department creates LGBTQ* liaisons

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

First gay pride interfaith prayer service held in lexington

As gay pride weekend in Lexington came to a close, some in the LGBTQ community hosted what they're calling the first ever gay pride...

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UPDATE: Former pilot convicted in triple murder

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Lexington man going viral on Tik Tok for comedy skits

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Sheriff’s deputy involved in injury collision in Marshall County

The collision happened Wednesday afternoon on US 641, according to KSP.

Missing woman found in creek, rescued in Madison County

49-year old Patricia Keith was found and rescued about four hours after she was reported missing, according to the Richmond Register.