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GAYS THEYS AND BAES: Monkeypox Virus hits Kentucky, know the facts

by Tyler Goodlet and Spencer Jenkinscontact@queerkentucky.com Editor’s note: This Story will be updated as new facts, anecdotes and more arise. When John Doe (name kept anonymous) noticed his swollen lymph nodes, fever and headache, he suspected that he contracted a sexually transmitted infection (STI). He decided to head to the Speciality Clinic in Jefferson County …

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Anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is body policing, detrimental to community

featured article art by Juniper Moon Folk Art If breaking the law meant that you could better someone’s life and potentially save their life entirely, would you do it? This is the moral dilemma we as a Queer community and allies are facing.  In 2021 alone, over 250 anti-LGBTQ+ bills were introduced. A large portion …

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Why queers experience increased risk of substance abuse, regional resources that can help

Being queer is a liberatory experience. We reject norms handed down to us through our power to construct our own lives, selves, bodies, families and communities. Such flagrant displays of freedom threaten power structures that depend on the status quo. Driven by fear of dismantlement, those in power move to silence disruptors at any cost. …

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