Fairness Ordinance

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The annual Kentucky Fairness Rally brought together LGBTQ advocates, lawmakers, and supporters in the Capitol rotunda Wednesday.

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With the Kentucky Supreme Court set to weigh in on the discrimination case against Lexington t-shirt maker Hands On Originals, gay rights advocates are preparing a ruling that could force communities to rethink how fairness ordinances are interpreted.

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LGBT rights groups filled the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday to call on lawmakers to pass statewide fairness legislation.


Midway could soon join the growing list of Kentucky cities adding fairness ordinances to their books. The proposal under consideration does not contain controversial “religious freedom” language suggested in an earlier amendment.

Owensboro Leaders Put Fairness Ordinance On Hold

Aug 20, 2014

Officials in Owensboro have decided to put off considering a gay rights ordinance for at least a year.

Officials in Owensboro are planning to consider a gay rights ordinance.

Lexington’s ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexuality or gender identity in work, housing, and public accommodation turns 15 this week.

The Kentucky House Judiciary Committee made history Wednesday by hearing discussion of a statewide fairness law.