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‘Ban conversion therapy Kentucky’ Executive Director’s call to action

For me the word queer is liberating. Growing up in Southern Indiana, where there was minimal support for LGBTQ people, I didn’t know what supportive LGBTQ spaces looked like. Moving to Louisville, Kentucky, I started coming into my queer identity and learning how my other identities influence the way I exist in various spaces. For …

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Pronouns Matter

by Sarah Gardiner Pronouns matter. Apart from name, they are the main way we address other humans in conversation, thought, and identity. So understanding them and getting them right is vital. Let’s start by defining the concept. Pronouns are the words we use when referring to another person. The three sets you will hear most …

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“The Welcoming Rainbow Umbrella”

  Andy Aliaga-Mendoza, Kentucky by way of MN What does the word queer mean to you?  It’s the welcoming rainbow umbrella. How do you identify? Why? Or why don’t you identify as anything at all? I like to identify as both bisexual and queer and I use the two interchangeably. I tend to use bisexual …

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queer country gold

  Ricki Redman, 23, Shively by way of Buffalo, LaRue County, KY I live with my mom and take care of my grandma. My mom’s side of the family is from West Virginia. I’m a mixture of central Kentucky culture and Appalachian coal mining culture. I grew up on all the classic country gold. Willie, …

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