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Queer Northern Kentucky leader talks diversity, equity and inclusion

Please tell us your quick and dirty bio I’m a Cincinnati-area native. Born and raised on the westside of town. Just barely graduated Walnut Hills High School and then ended up at UC, where I thrived (the second time around). It was there I discovered conversations around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) through a nationally …

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Queer history recovered: ‘The Lexington Six: Lesbian and Gay Resistance in 1970s America’ by Josephine Donovan

By Alixandria Thomason, author of Reading (the) Rainbow: The Lexington Six is the story of six queer people in the 1970s standing up for each other and for LGBTQIA+ community. But more than that it is a cultural examination of the time–a time when homosexuality was criminalized, and when queer peoples’ lives were regularly disrupted …

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Anti-trans legislation moves to Governor Beshear’s desk

After months of protesting, debating, and political games, The Kentucky General Assembly has now passed anti-trans Senate Bill 83. Now, Kentucky Governor, Andy Beshear will have the option to veto the anti-trans legislation. The bill sought to ban transgender girls from playing on sports teams in Kentucky schools that match their gender identities from sixth …

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Unapologetic Queers live happier, foster community through pushing the envelope

With so much happening in the world, it feels difficult to process anything. The environment blazes and melts, Europe bursts into conflict, The United States are less stately and united everyday, and for some reason, conservative politicians work tirelessly to throw Queer rights back into the Nixon Era. Sometimes it feels like global chaos erupted …

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Trans Wellness Summit to offer free educational, healthcare resources

Navigating the world of healthcare proves difficult for many Queer people throughout Kentucky, especially the transgender community. There’s worry of deadnaming, harassment, body dysphoria and much more. Luckily, the Trans Wellness Summit takes place every year in Louisville, offering healthcare resources and education for the trans community. EXHIBITORS VEND FOR FREE The third annual Transgender …

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Gender Affirming Care is safe. Why do Kentucky legislators want to ban it?

Kentucky lawmakers are really digging their heels in on their gross anti-trans agenda. Alongside fast-moving sports bans HB 23 and SB 83, this year legislators have introduced bills HB 253 and SB 84. The new wave of legislation aims to ban healthcare practitioners from providing gender affirming care for trans minors, and even giving a …

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