FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Six couples, including four gay couples and two straight couples, have sued a county clerk in Kentucky for refusing to issue marriage licenses after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned bans on same-sex marriage nationwide.
Attorney General Jack Conway will not defend gay marriage ban.
MOREHEAD, Ky. -- The latest on the defiant Kentucky clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, disobeying a federal judge and serving five days in jail for contempt (all times local):
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The ACLU of Kentucky filed a motion in federal court Tuesday asking a judge to hold county clerk Kim Davis in contempt of court for failing to comply with the Supreme Court and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
A bisexual teacher in Kentucky is suing his school district for allegedly firing him for coming out as bisexual.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Passing statewide legislation to protect gay and bisexual people from workplace discrimination would be good for Kentucky businesses, gay rights advocates said Thursday.
After a five-day stint in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will return to work as soon as Friday to face another day of reckoning.
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has filed a lawsuit against the governor, claiming he violated her religious freedom by telling all clerks that they must either issue licenses or resign.
(AP) The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples who sued to be issued marriage licenses in Rowan County are seeking to recover more than $233,000 in legal fees and costs.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Embattled Kentucky clerk Kim Davis "has not demonstrated a substantial likelihood of success" in her legal bid to exempt her office from licensing same-sex marriages, a federal appeals court reiterated Tuesday.
DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Danville City Commission has altered a proposed gay rights ordinance to exempt religious groups after a Baptist-affiliated organization threatened to leave the city.
The Danville City Commission has approved a gay rights ordinance, though it includes an exemption for religious organizations.Media report officials voted 4-1 on Monday in favor of the ordinance that makes it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity. It was the seventh city in the state to approve such a measure.Despite some objections, officials adopted the amended version that includes an exemption for "faith-based" institutions after Sunrise Children’s Services said it would move its child care center out of Danville without one.The Baptist-affiliated agency receives a significant portion of its funding from the government, but it refuses gay job applicants.The ordinance will become law after it is published by the local newspaper.
A Kentucky clerk's office turned away a gay couple seeking a marriage license on Thursday, defying a federal judge's order that dismissed her argument involving religious freedom.
MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Kim Davis's deputy clerks have been busy since their boss was hauled to jail, issuing 10 marriage licenses, including seven to same-sex couples, her employee Brian Mason said Wednesday.
AUSTIN (AP) Doritos unveiled bags of rainbow-colored corn chips on Thursday in support of the It Gets Better Project, an organization started to encourage gay and lesbian teenagers who’ve been bullied.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, striking down part of the state ban.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is hosting its second annual fair housing forum for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents.
(AP) A gay man in eastern Kentucky has lost his bid to challenge Republican county clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses in the aftermath of an historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.