Fairness Campaign

Josh James / WUKY

Gov. Andy Beshear made history Wednesday, becoming the first sitting governor to attend and speak at an annual LGBTQ rights gathering in the Capitol.

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A prominent gay-rights activist was dragged out of a state fairgrounds building and arrested Thursday during a protest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's country ham breakfast, an annual event that draws many of the state's top political leaders.

Josh James / WUKY

LGBTQ advocates packed the Kentucky Capitol rotunda Tuesday to again push for a statewide anti-discrimination law and a ban on "conversion therapy." They also witnessed an impromptu wedding. 

Josh James / WUKY

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

Charges Dropped Against Kentucky Gay Rights Activists

Oct 8, 2015
Associated Press

Prosecutors have dismissed charges against three gay rights activists arrested this summer for standing silently in matching orange T-shirts in protest of an event at the Kentucky State Fair.

Religious Conference On Sexuality Draws Fire

Oct 5, 2015
Fairness Campaign

A conference hosted by the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is focusing on what it calls the "present crisis” of gay and transgender issues.


A protest launched at the Kentucky State Fair Country Ham Breakfast Thursday ended with three attendees walking out in handcuffs.

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

Fairness Advocates Rally for Three Bills

Feb 21, 2013

FRANKFORT — Seeking the passage of three pieces of legislation protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation, more than 200 people rallied on Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda with Kentucky's Fairness Campaign. 

Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, a Democrat of Louisville, is  sponsoring a bill that would prevent employers from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation. The bill, along with Senate Bill 28, would also make it illegal for landlords and real estate agents to discriminate on those grounds.