LGBTQ

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The leader of a Kentucky LGBTQ-rights group is optimistic another city in the state will pass a Fairness Ordinance by the end of August.

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The Henderson City Commission Tuesday night approved the second reading of a measure that will provide greater legal protections for LGBTQ individuals. 

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Local organizers said they were “astounded” by the turnout and community support for the inaugural Rural KY Flash Pride March on Saturday in Murray. 

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  Henderson is one step closer to becoming the 11th Kentucky city with a law that bans discrimination against the LGBTQ community when it comes to employment, housing, and public accommodations. 

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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.  

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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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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.

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Madisonville elected the city’s first openly LGBTQ city council member in Tuesday’s midterm election. 

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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.

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The first historical markers commemorating Kentucky's LGBTQ history have been unveiled.

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