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Nicholas Breiner hadn’t even told his family on April 7, 2017, when he came out on Instagram and told the world — more particularly, his students — that he was bisexual. He spoke up because one of his students, struggling with her own sexuality, had told a friend that she was going to kill herself. “I couldn’t help but wonder how many students I had that were in a similar situation to that student; feeling completely alone and nearing that...
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Progress keeps trucking along In a 4-1 vote on Tuesday (9 January), the city leaders of Paducah, Kentucky voted to pass an anti-discrimination law. Paducah became the ninth city in the state to pass what’s known as a fairness ordinance. It consists of explicit laws banning discrimination of LGBT people for housing and public services. It’s the first town in western Kentucky to pass a fairness ordinance. The town, settled in 1821, currently boasts a population a little over 25,000. Other Kentucky towns...
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A Kentucky family court judge who refused to hear adoption cases involving LGBT parents has been found guilty by the state Judicial Conduct Commission, according to the Courier Journal. W. Mitchell Nance was issued a public reprimand this Tuesday that states “due to Respondent’s retirement, a public reprimand is warranted, and is the only public sanction available.” During the ethics investigation, Nance announced that he planned to resign, which prompted the public reprimand. Nance made headlines back in April when he...
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Kentucky county clerk who refused to sign same-sex marriage licenses campaigns against gay marriage ahead of Constitutional vote Kim Davis has taken her anti-gay crusade abroad. Davis is the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling allowing marriage equality nationwide. Davis said she was acting on God’s authority and did five days of jail time for her refusal to sign the marriage licenses. Now Davis is in Romania seeking to persuade...
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Gay waiter Kyle Griffiths was shocked when a customer left a homophobic message on a receipt. A customer at Buffalo Wild Wings in Kentucky left a hateful message for gay waiter, Kyle Griffith. Instead of leaving Griffith a tip, the customer left a message on the receipt reading: “Sorry, I don’t tip f*ggots.” Beneath the message was the hashtag, “#UNeedJesus”. Speaking to WDRB, Griffith revealed that he was shocked by the message because everything had gone smoothly before that. “It just crushed me that...
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'I think it was probably the first time people had seen a drag show in their life,' said the organiser. Morehead, Kentucky, just held its first ever Pride celebration over the weekend but the person responsible for putting the city on the map wasn’t in the crowd. Rowan County clerk Kim Davis gained international attention in August 2015 when she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on the basis of her religion. It was an act of defiance against the Supreme Court’s June 2015 marriage equality ruling. She was...
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A gay Kentucky couple alleges that a city official called them “faggots” and assaulted one of them while she was evicting them due to their sexual orientation. Joshua Melton and his husband James Feltner (above) had lived in a townhouse owned by Manchester City Councilwoman Esther Thompson for nine months when they were evicted in June. “She said she should have never rented to the faggots,” Melton told WYMT. Melton, who went to the emergency room after Thompson allegedly struck him in the head, has filed a criminal complaint...
Kim Davis

The Kentucky clerk is still on a roll, in and out of jail and continuing her campaign against same sex marriages. Kim Davis, who made headlines when she refused to issue marriage licenses to couples of the same sex and who ended up a jail bird for her actions is now in for a boomerang surprise in her own backyard. ‘Dear Kim Davis, The fact that you can’t sell your daughter for three goats and a cow means we’ve already...

California Test of 2008 Turn back the clock…..to June 16, 2008 when in California, gay marriage was made legal. The law was passed by the Supreme Court of California that disallowing same-sex couples from marriage was a direct violation of civil rights based on the California State Constitution. On June 17th, my wife and I were married, but it was no easy feat.  While the world thinks California is a liberal state full of happy queers and Dykes on Bikes,...
God denies gay marriage

You may remember the cheerful story of the Kentucky clerk, Kim Davis, and her strong position against gay marriage, that we have presented to you recently. Not only the story continues, but it seems to have inflamed an entire community, inspiring various controversies on the subject. Furthermore, several other clerks have rallied against the Supreme Court’s decision regarding gay marriage and human rights, with one of them even stating that he will rather die than to accept gay marriage...
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Not everything the law says should be taken for granted. At least this is what Kim Davis, a county clerk from Kentucky, chose to consider, when, following the legalization of the gay marriages, went and filed a petition to the Supreme court, stating that she wants to be empowered to refuse gay marriages, should she chose to. Little that she knew, she was going to marry a young couple, belonging to the exact category that she so ardently refused...

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