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Fairness Campaign Cuts Ties With Fischer Over Response To Protests, Police Violence

Editors Note: This article courtesy of WFPL by By Amina Elahi After endorsing Mayor Greg Fischer in three back-to-back general elections, the Fairness Campaign and its political action committee are repudiating the term-limited Democrat. In a public letter published Friday and approved by the nonprofit’s staff and board, the organization said it “deeply regretted” its …

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lincoln County man running against Mitch McConnell

by Mike Broihier I spent several years as the editor of a rural weekly newspaper trying to decipher the intent of letters I received, so I’ll cut right to the chase. My name is Mike Broihier, I am a Democratic candidate for US Senate, and I would like your support.  As I’ve campaigned across Kentucky …

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Queer Kentucky receives grant from Tegan and Sara Foundation for trans-inclusive workshops

Queer Kentucky is excited to announce that we have received a grant from the Tegan and Sara Foundation to help our Trans-Inclusive Workplace Workshops continue through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tegan and Sara Foundation has always focused on grassroots action, and their first priority is meeting the immediate needs of the community (while they fight …

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Respect Your Elders: SAGE of the Bluegrass and Queer Senior Advocacy

by Lucia Burton What is the point of representation if some are left out of the narrative? What about those who came before us? This question is exactly what drives SAGE, an organization satisfying the need for services and community for LGBTQ+ older adults. With 30 smaller affiliates across the country, Kentucky is proudly home …

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PPP loan, community donations offer lifeline to Kentucky based LGBTQ+ youth organization

by Allie Fireel Before COVID-19 hit Possibility City, The Louisville Youth Group was undergoing a transformation that would help the 30 year old group expand their staff, budget and most importantly their mission;  giving  LGBTQ+ youths and young adults a safe, encouraging atmosphere to understand and explore their queer identity.  The group’s transformation ground to …

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The Paducah LGBT Welcome Center rebrands as ‘Heartland Equality’

As of May 8th 2020 The Paducah LGBT Welcome Center has rebranded to be Heartland Equality. This is done to better reach our clients in our entire service area, and to position ourselves to be able to handle the inflex of services, and programs that we currently offer, and new programs rolling out. Heartland equality …

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