Kentucky Same Sex Marriage

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Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has told the state's county clerks to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision.

U.S. Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

Jun 26, 2015

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.  Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, including Kentucky, will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage.

Associated Press

A majority of Kentuckians continue to support the state’s same-sex marriage ban – that’s according to a Bluegrass Poll unveiled Thursday.

Kentucky Baptists Kick Out Gay-Friendly Church

Nov 11, 2014

Kentucky Baptists have voted to sever ties with a Louisville church that is open to performing same-sex marriages.

A federal appeals court in Cincinnati is taking up two cases that could determine the future of same-sex marriages in Kentucky.

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

Gov. Steve Beshear is defending his administration’s legal arguments in favor of the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway was recognized by LGBT advocacy group Lexington Fairness on Friday.

Ky. Same Sex Marriage Recognition Put On Hold

Mar 19, 2014

A federal judge is giving Kentucky more time to officially recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.