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Executive Order Ensuring Non-Discrimination in State Hiring, Services and Contracting

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 30, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear has issued an executive order to ensure that all Kentuckians are treated fairly by the state when it comes to matters of employment, services and contracting in the commonwealth. “When I ran for this office I pledged to be a Governor for all Kentuckians, and when …

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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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Queer Kentucky receives Community Foundation of Louisville grant to report on HIV, meth epidemic

Queer Kentucky is proud to announce that we have received a $2,300 grant from the Community Foundation of Louisville to report on a topic we are very passionate about. We requested the “Field of Interest Grant: AIDS Project Fund” in order to demonstrate awareness regarding the connection between HIV/AIDS and the LGBTQ+ community in Kentucky. …

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OPINION: Queer people create community amidst Coronavirus pandemic

by Sarah Gardiner, Queer Kentucky Board Member Illness isn’t a foreign concept to queer people. The HIV epidemic of the 1980’s showed us just how quickly a community can be torn apart, how easily a government can turn a blind eye to the suffering of its citizens, and how vital it is for those affected …

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Cold Spring votes 4-1 for LGBTQ fairness ordinance

Cold Spring, KY) With a vote of four to one tonight, the city of Cold Spring, population 6,370, became the 19th municipality in Kentucky to approve a Fairness Ordinance, adding sexual orientation and gender identity to discrimination protections in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The Campbell County community becomes the fifth Northern Kentucky city to …

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Anti-LGBTQ Healthcare Denial Law Senate Bill 90 to be Heard in Senate Judiciary

(Frankfort, KY) Kentucky Senate Bill 90, a healthcare denial law that would disproportionately affect LGBTQ people, is slated to receive a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning at 10:00 a.m. ET. in Capitol Annex Room 154. The bill, proposed by Senator Steve Meredith (R-Leitchfield), would allow any worker in a healthcare setting to …

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