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Screening, discussion set for ‘Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence’

The film was just named the 2021 winner of the Jack Spadaro Documentary Award

Group focuses on making sure felons understand their voting right

As many as 170,000 people may be eligible.

Lexington group marches for women’s, human rights

Women and men gathered Sunday at Lexington's dowtown courthouse to march for women's rights.

Hundreds rally for felon voting rights

Hundreds rallied in Frankfort in support of felons' right to vote.

Father files lawsuit after 12-year-old daughter was strip searched at school

The Clark County school district faces a federal lawsuit from the father of a 12-year-old-girl.

Kentuckians weigh in on gender debate

People in the transgender community are worried their rights could be taken away after news the Trump administration is looking to narrow the definition of gender.

Advocates host Planned Parenthood Rally at the Capitol

Advocates for Planned Parenthood were out at the capitol Thursday rallying support for reproductive rights.

Marsy’s Law: Seeking rights for crime victims

Kentucky is one of only 14 states without constitutional rights for crime victims.

Ruling: Refusal to print gay pride shirts not discrimination

A divided Kentucky appeals court panel has ruled that a Lexington business did not discriminate against an organization by refusing to print T-shirts for a gay rights festival.

Dozens strike in Lexington on International Women’s Day

Dozens of women and men gathered in front of the courthouse in downtown Lexington to rally for women's and equal rights.

Thousand of women expected to strike on International Women’s Day

Thousands of women are expected to call out of work this Wednesday as a part of a nationwide show of economic solidarity on International Women's Day.

Proposal to guarantee victims’ rights clears House panel

A proposal aimed at amending Kentucky's Constitution to guarantee rights for crime victims has cleared another hurdle in the General Assembly.

Gay rights advocates sue over arrest at silent protest

Three gay rights activists have filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky State Police, alleging their rights were violated last summer when they were arrested for silently protesting an event at the state fair.

Advocates for disabled plan rally at Kentucky Capitol

Advocates for the disabled are gathering for a rally at Kentucky's Capitol to highlight the importance of state-supported services for the disabled.

Same-sex adoption case challenges what it means to be parent

Kentucky's Supreme Court is being asked to decide what it means to be a parent in today's ever-changing definition of family.

Event to celebrate 50th anniversary of Ky. Civil Rights Act

Kentucky's human rights commission is planning a law symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the state's Civil Rights Act.

Kentucky governor restores voting rights for some felons

The outgoing Democratic governor of Kentucky has signed an executive order to restore the right to vote and hold public office to thousands of non-violent felons who've served out their sentences.

Business coalition in Kentucky backs gay-rights bill

Gay-rights advocates in Kentucky are recruiting business support for statewide legislation aimed at protecting gays and bisexuals from discrimination in the workplace, in public places and housing.

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.

AP-GfK Poll: Clerks should issue gay marriage licenses

A new AP-GfK poll finds that for the first time, most Americans expect public servants to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, even over religious objections.

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Three join state higher ed board, new EKU, UK, WKU programs OK’ed

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has welcomed three new members to its ranks, including a retired teacher, a real estate developer and a retired corporate communications professional.

Kentucky, 21 other state AGs join argument for Tennessee abortion law

Attorney General Cameron Leads 21-State Amicus Brief Urging U.S. Supreme Court to Allow Tennessee to Enforce its Abortion Waiting-Period Law

Jessamine, Harlan, Lincoln, Pulaski ag projects get grants

Small projects make difference in communities.