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Bevin praises ruling blocking Obama’s school bathroom policy

Governor Matt Bevin has praised a federal judges' ruling blocking President Barack Obama's bathroom order for public schools, saying it reaffirms the right of local control.

Texas judge temporarily blocks Obama’s transgender directive

A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked an Obama administration directive on bathroom rights for transgender students in U.S. public schools.

2 states join suit against Obama transgender bathroom plan

Two states have joined the 11-state coalition Texas is leading in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Obama administration's recent directive about transgender students in public schools.

Local veteran weighs in on the Pentagon lifting the ban on transgender troops

Navy vet Alison Schaffer used to serve her country as a man by the name of Thomas. She points to her old military ID and says, "Of course as you can see I wasn't very happy back then. That totally is not me."

Transgender advocate weighs in on KY joining bathroom policy lawsuit

Transgender Rights Advocate Tuesday Meadows with Lexington's Advocate Pride Community Services Organization says, "It's like they're picking a fight on something that really isn't even a problem."

Transgender advocate says Bevin is suing the feds over a “non-issue”

The commonwealth of Kentucky is now joining eleven other states in a lawsuit against the federal government in opposition to President Obama's directive that transgender people should be allowed to use the restrooms that match their gender identity.

Transgender students applaud directive on bathroom access

Kentucky high school sophomore Irene Sizemore hopes a new White House directive means she can start using the school bathroom consistent with her gender identity.

UPDATE, FCPS, KY Senate Pres. address transgender bathroom directive

Governor Matt Bevin has released a statement regarding President Obama’s proposed bathroom rules for public schools, saying that the "federal government has no authority to interfere in local school districts' bathroom policies."

Obama to Public Schools: Allow Transgender Students Access to Bathrooms

The Obama administration is telling public schools that they must allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity.

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.

Kroger to offer transgender workers full benefits

CINCINNATI, OH. (WTVQ)-Kroger plans to offer full health benefits to its transgender workers. That's according to Forbes Magazine. It says the updated employee health...

Southern Baptist Seminary to discuss transgender “crisis”

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary holding conference to discuss a Christian response to the gay and transgender "crisis"

Report: Transgender woman sues Louisville nursing college

A TV station is reporting that a transgender woman has filed a discrimination lawsuit against a nursing college in Louisville, Kentucky.

Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old’s parents

A judge in Pennsylvania has cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to receive gender-reassignment surgery.

Transgender man & wife: Rowan Co. Clerk issued them marriage license

It appears the Rowan County Clerk who is refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, already issued one

Girl Scouts to discuss transgender policy

The leader of the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana says the group will discuss its policy on welcoming transgender children next week following criticism from conservative groups at the national level.

Bruce Jenner expected to break silence, interview airs on ABC 36

Friday night ABC 36 will have the exclusive interview millions have been waiting for. ABC’s Diane Sawyer sits down with Bruce Jenner. The interview will air in a special, two-hour 20/20 Friday night starting at 9:00.

Kentucky school keeps transgender policy

A Louisville high school's policy on transgender students using restrooms will stay in place after the Jefferson County Public School appeals board turned away objections from parents.

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.

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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Father takes over baseball team for late son at Estill County High

Retired Estill County High School Baseball Coach Brian Crowe will take over the program again following the tragic death of his son, Blake.

Search on for missing Letcher County man

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of 27-year old Corey Neace should contact the Letcher County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Man admits to shooting and killing woman in Winchester

Steven McGuire is accused of shooting and killing 34-year old Sheila Smith at an apartment on Main Street, according to Winchester Police.

UPDATE: UK wide receivers coach pleads not guilty in DUI case

37-year old Jovon Bouknight is accused of driving drunk and going at least 26 miles over the speed limit, according to Kenton County public records.