Same Sex Marriage

Josh James / WUKY

Many communities in the commonwealth have moved to protect LGBT residents by enacting fairness ordinances, but one well-known Kentucky gay rights advocate says the November elections have put those gains in jeopardy.

Challenges to same-sex marriage bans in four states will be argued Wednesday in Cincinnati.

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

Ky. Governor Asks For Stay In Same Sex Marriage Case

Mar 14, 2014

The state's contracted legal team has wasted little time in appealing a ruling in the same-sex marriage case.

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

Judge Grants 21-Day Delay On Same-Sex Marriages

Feb 28, 2014

A federal judge has given Kentucky until March 20 to implement his order granting legal recognition to same-sex couples married in other states.

Opponents of same-sex marriage in Kentucky are exploring options for challenging the recent ruling striking down the state's marriage amendment.

Josh James / WUKY

LGBT advocates sent chants of “Fairness!” through the state Capitol Wednesday.