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Wise: Jack Conway Won’t Fight For Discrimination

March 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Jack Conway just announced that he will not waste taxpayer dollars defending discrimination of gay people. This mans Judge Heyburn’s ruling stands. And these two: GOVERNOR BESHEAR & CONWAY Have enough sense to know that 1950s-style hatred is not okay. UPDATE: During his presser, Conway teared up: AT PRESS CONFERENCE MOMENTS AGO Another Update: Nope. [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Jack Conway · Steve Beshear

Gay Married In Another State? THIS IS URGENT!

February 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you are in a gay marriage from another state or jurisdiction, it is important to do things like this within the next 24 hours. All because of this from earlier today. Run – don’t walk – to try to get your marriages recognized. Try to get your names changed. Try to update your driver’s [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Jack Conway · State Government · Steve Beshear

Rep. Yarmuth Stands Up For Equality In Kentucky

February 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s a terrific interview with Congressman John Yarmuth discussing Kentucky’s move toward equality:

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · John Yarmuth · Video

Louisville Must Be An Internet No Man’s Land

February 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments

On Wednesday morning, the Indiana Supreme Court suspended operations at the Clark County Drug Court. [WDRB] Here’s an interesting gay marriage fight in Kentucky flashback to 1973, featuring J. Bruce Miller, et al. [Click the Clicky] Have you seen the crazy comments on this story about anti-gay conversion therapy nutsos? [WHAS11] The 2014 General Assembly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Metro Council · State Government · Taxes

Do You Feel Safe At The University of Louisville?

February 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The widow of the former president of Holiday World will still be in control of the amusement park. [WDRB] Sitting at the corner of South 18th Street and West Broadway with barely enough money in his pocket for the bus, Earlvin Pilgrim perked up at the thought of a Walmart in the empty lot across [...]

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Tags: Death · Discrimination · Economy · Fairness · Gays · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Lexington · University of Louisville · West End

Remember The Awful/Failed LOUISVILLE Sign?

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Police say the bank robbery suspect who shot himself at Cherokee Park on Thursday may be connected to another robbery in December. [WDRB] Jackie Green is right – the idea of putting a ferris wheel at Waterfront Park is as stupid as that old LOUISVILLE sign. [C-J/AKN] It’s said to be the largest audit ever [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Sports

MSD & Water Co. Merger Should Be Questioned

February 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Churchill Downs Inc. claims it was defrauded by an Atlantic City casino executive in a deal that would have allowed the Louisville company to launch an online gambling operation in New Jersey. [WDRB] These zoning shenanigans happened in the Highlands because of Greg Fischer’s folks. Surprising that people still can’t believe it. [C-J/AKN] Someone actually [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · MSD · University of Louisville · Water · WAVE · Weather · West End

Good Morning Black Leaf Puppies & Rainbows

January 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Abnormal levels of arsenic have been found in two people who live near the old Black Leaf pesticide plant. [WDRB] Results of blood and urine analysis of 53 people who live near the Black Leaf industrial site are encouraging because only two people had elevated readings, University of Louisville researchers said Saturday. [C-J/AKN] How many [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Gays · Indiana · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · State Government · University of Louisville

Quick, Everyone Roll Your Eyes At David James

January 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

State officials say Kentucky’s number of domestic violence victims is much higher than the national average. Legislators say they want to help some victims who have not been able to get necessary protection in the past. [WDRB] Oh, look, Martha Elson noticed that there’s a bridge being built in the East End. And some people [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Domestic Violence · Economy · Gays · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government

They’d Rather Harm Children Than Help Them

December 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

We told you this crap was happening at Sunrise: Bill Smithwick, president of Sunrise Children’s Services, has resigned after a no-confidence vote over his recent recommendation that the Kentucky Baptist Convention allow gay employees at the church-affiliated child care agency, the conference’s executive director confirmed Tuesday. -SNIP- Asked if there were any reasons for Smithwick’s [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Gays · State Government