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Kentucky leaders remain silent as the state joins anti-LGBTQ lawsuit

A tweet from Kentucky’s sweetheart, Silas House, appeared on my feed the other night stating what most of us LGBTQ+ people have been feeling and saying for quite some time:  “Shame on Kentucky’s @DanielCameronAG and the other 19 attorney generals for signing onto this discriminatory BS. I am so fed up with bigotry,” the tweet …

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Homophobic, transphobic practices of KY Farm Bureau to be protested tomorrow morning

A coalition of Kentucky advocacy groups and unions will protest the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s discriminatory policies at their annual Country Ham Breakfast at the Kentucky State Fair Thursday morning. The groups are currently running radio ads on 97.5 WAMZ and 98.5 KISS-FM targeting the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s policies that are anti-LGBTQ, anti-Teacher, anti-Union, anti-Choice, anti-POC, …

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GOP prefiled bill to prohibit trans women from K-12 sports

A Republican legislator prefiled a bill that would prohibit transgender girls and women from playing women’s sports in public K-12 schools and colleges. This bill would be part of the 2022 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. The bill was prefiled by Rep. Ryan Dotson, a Winchester Republican. The bill would apply to public schools …

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HIV testing in 2021: Quick, simple and inspired by friends

photo: Gay ACT UP members carrying huge banner that reads THE AIDS CRISIS IS NOT OVER as they walk down the street during Gay & Lesbian Pride march. MICHAEL ABRAMSON/THE LIFE IMAGES COLLECTION VIA GETTY IMAGES Queer Kentucky and VOA FIT continue HIV education partnership by Kelsey Westbrook A stark, fluorescent-lit hallway, hospital-issued outdated chairs …

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79% of Kentucky Voters Oppose ‘Healthcare Discrimination Law’ to be Heard in KY Senate Judiciary Committee Tomorrow at 9:30 am

Frankfort — Kentucky Senate Bill 83, a “Healthcare Discrimination Law” that would disproportionately affect LGBTQ people and other marginalized communities, is slated to receive a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow, Thursday, February 11 at 9:30 a.m. ET. The bill, proposed by Senator Steve Meredith (R-Leitchfield), would allow any worker in a healthcare setting …

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KY Statewide Fairness Laws Prefiled with Bipartisan SupportHEROES Act would Restore LGBTQ Veterans Benefits

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A slew of pro-LGBTQ bills for the 2021 Kentucky General Assembly were prefiled this week, including the first “Statewide Fairness Law” co-introduced in the State House by a Republican and the “HEROES Act,” which would restore state veterans’ benefits to some LGBTQ ex-servicemembers. “Statewide Fairness Laws,” which would add sexual orientation and …

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