fairness ordinance

OFFICIAL HEADSHOT, CITY OF PADUCAH

Paducah City Commissioner Richard Abraham introduced a revised amendment Tuesday to amend the city’s ‘fairness ordinance.’

Colin Jackson / WKYU

The final reading of an LGBTQ protection measure known as a Fairness Ordinance at Tuesday's Bowling Green City Commission meeting failed on a 3-2 vote.

Colin Jackson / WKYU

The first reading of an ordinance that would provide greater protections for LGBTQ individuals failed to pass the Bowling Green City Commission at its meeting Tuesday night.  

Lisa Autry / WKYU

The Bowling Green City Commission is set to hear the first reading of a set of civil rights measures known as a "fairness ordinance" at its meeting Tuesday.

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Two markers commemorating LGBTQ history in Kentucky were unveiled this weekend that celebrate the oldest continued gathering place for the group and a 1992 state Supreme court decision.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The City of Paducah's Human Rights Commission should still be considered the 'first stop' for all complaints of discrimination, under the new ordinance, said Mayor Brandi Harless. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The City of Paducah now has protections in place for people with complaints of discrimination based on  gender identity and sexual orientation. Commissioners voted Tuesday night to adopt what LGBTQ advocates call a ‘fairness ordinance.’

The Fairness Campaign, via WKYU

The largest city in Kentucky without a fairness ordinance will host its first pride festival later this month. 

Lisa Autry, WKYU

Supporters of a 'fairness ordinance' will lobby the Bowling Green City Commission Tuesday evening. 

Lisa Autry, WKYU

Bowling Green will not become the next Kentucky city to enact a fairness ordinance that would have banned discrimination against the LGBT community. 

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