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Two Black led organizations provide relief for Black Trans, non binary and GNC community through direct funding

by Brodie Gress Two local Louisvillle non-profits have teamed up to launch the Black Trans Relief Direct Person Fund, an initiative to directly donate money to Black trans, non-binary, and non-conforming people in need. Applicants in need can go to their website and fill out a form asking for their name, background, amount of cash …

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Louisville Bans “Conversion Therapy” on LGBTQ Minors, Becomes 2nd KY City to Ban Practice

Kentucky’s largest city has become the second in the state to ban the discredited and deadly practice of anti-LGBTQ “conversion therapy” on minors by licensed therapists with a bi-partisan Louisville Metro Council vote of 24-1 tonight. Louisville joins twenty states, Washington, D.C., and more than seventy U.S. cities that have banned “conversion therapy” on minors, …

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artThrust offers art, poetry workshops for LGBTQ+ youth and their parents

Louisville-based arts organization artThrust is offering virtual art and poetry workshops for parents and LGBTQ youth aged 13-18 beginning today, September 14, with participants welcome to join after the start date. Youth and their parents are not required to sign up together, and can participate individually. Presented as two concurrent programs, these eight-week workshops are …

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Queerly faithful and faithfully Queer: An intro to QKY’s religious, spiritual series

This series is proudly sponsored by Highland Coffee, Louisville’s Finest Coffeehouse, locally owned and operated since 1999. They have lots of VEGAN eats and treats made in house. Draft nitro-cold coffee on tap! Highland Coffee proudly bakes it’s own desserts and breakfast pastries in house, including many vegan & gluten free items, breakfast wraps, and …

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Louisville Councilman Bill Hollander Introduces Ordinance to Ban ‘Conversion Therapy’

Louisville could become the second Kentucky city to protect LGBTQ minors from the dangerous and deadly practice of “conversion therapy,” which seeks to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Councilman Bill Hollander filed the ordinance Monday with co-sponsors Councilwoman Jessica Green, Councilwoman Jessica Green, Councilwoman Nicole George, and Councilman Brandon Coan. The Louisville ordinance mirrors …

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