Fairness Ordinance http://wfpl.org en Danville Becomes 7th Kentucky City to Adopt a Fairness Ordinance http://wfpl.org/post/danville-becomes-7th-kentucky-city-adopt-fairness-ordinance <p>A seventh Kentucky city has approved an ordinance providing protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.</p><p>The Danville City Commissioners on Monday approved the ordinance 4-1, according to the Fairness Campaign. Danville Mayor Bernie Hunstad&nbsp;opposed the measure.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.centralkynews.com/amnews/news/local/boyle/danville-votes-fairness-ordinance-into-law/article_fa8b4fae-f032-11e3-9cc8-001a4bcf6878.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Advocate Messenger newspaper adds:&nbsp;</a></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:35:08 +0000 Joseph Lord 9531 at http://wfpl.org Danville Becomes 7th Kentucky City to Adopt a Fairness Ordinance Kentucky State Senator to File Statewide Fairness Bill http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-state-senator-file-statewide-fairness-bill <p>FRANKFORT — A Louisville state senator says he will file a bill that would make it illegal for employers in Kentucky to discriminate against employees on the basis of sexual orientation.</p><p>In a speech on the issue, Sen. Morgan McGarvey began by discussing the plight of University of Missouri tight end and NFL draft prospect Michael Sam, who recently<a href="/post/nfl-prospect-michael-sam-comes-out-gay"> came out as gay.</a></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:39:15 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8563 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky State Senator to File Statewide Fairness Bill Morehead, Kentucky, Adopts Fairness Ordinance http://wfpl.org/post/morehead-kentucky-adopts-fairness-ordinance <p>Morehead has become the sixth Kentucky city to adopt a fairness ordinance.</p><p>The Morehead City Council has approved legislation that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.</p><p>Similar ordinances have been passed in Covington, Frankfort, Lexington, <a href="/post/breakdown-how-louisville-fairness-cases-fare-once-filed">Louisville</a> and the small eastern Kentucky town of<a href="/post/what-kentuckys-fairness-campaign-learned-vicco-kentucky"> Vicco.</a></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:29:17 +0000 Gabe Bullard & Colleen O'Leary 7845 at http://wfpl.org Morehead, Kentucky, Adopts Fairness Ordinance Breakdown of How Louisville Fairness Cases Fare Once Filed http://wfpl.org/post/breakdown-how-louisville-fairness-cases-fare-once-filed <p>Yesterday, a former Audubon Park Police sergeant discussed a Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission finding that the <a href="/post/audubon-park-improperly-fired-police-sergeant-who-complained-about-gay-slurs-commission-says">suburban city department had improperly fired him because he&#39;d complained about harassment</a>&nbsp;stemming from the fact that he&#39;s gay.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 7161 at http://wfpl.org Breakdown of How Louisville Fairness Cases Fare Once Filed Frankfort Commissioners Again Prepared to Vote on Fairness Proposal http://wfpl.org/post/frankfort-commissioners-again-prepared-vote-fairness-proposal <p>The Frankfort Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold a final vote Thursday morning on a proposed fairness ordinance.</p><p>City commissioners were set to vote on the issue Monday night, but delayed taking action after amending the definition of family to include legal guardianship. Since the wording was changed, the panel approved a first reading instead.</p><p>The ordinance would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or perceived gender identity.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:36:36 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 6640 at http://wfpl.org Frankfort Commissioners Again Prepared to Vote on Fairness Proposal What Kentucky's Fairness Campaign Learned from Vicco, Kentucky http://wfpl.org/post/what-kentuckys-fairness-campaign-learned-vicco-kentucky <p></p><p>Kentucky’s Fairness Campaign leaders say they plan to use the small eastern Kentucky city of Vicco as a model for grassroots movements pushing fairness ordinances in other cities.</p><p>Last week, <a href="/post/eastern-kentucky-town-vicco-pop-334-passes-fairness-ordinance">Vicco became the fourth Kentucky city </a>and the smallest city nationwide to adopt a fairness ordinance. The law protects all residents from discrimination regardless of sexual orientation, race, religion or age.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 3513 at http://wfpl.org What Kentucky's Fairness Campaign Learned from Vicco, Kentucky