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Kentucky town rejects LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Berea-KY
BEREA, Ky. -- The Berea City Council has rejected a proposed ordinance that would have banned discrimination based on sexual orientation. The proposal failed on a 5-3 vote Tuesday night in the Kentucky town in the Appalachian foothills, according to media reports. The meeting drew a standing-room-only crowd, and others [...]

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Hundreds gather for forum on proposed LGBT ordinance in Berea, Ky.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Berea-KY
BEREA, Ky. -- A public forum on a proposed ordinance in Berea that would prohibit discrimination against gays has drawn hundreds of residents. The Richmond Register reported 275 people were allowed inside the Folk Center on Tuesday night for the forum; others listened on speakers outside the building... [...]

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Berea, Ky., city council discusses LGBT rights ordinance

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Berea-KY
BEREA, Ky. -- City leaders in Berea, Ky., are considering how to implement a proposed LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance that had its first reading this week. The ordinance is modeled after others that include protections for gays and have passed in a handful of Kentucky cities. It is designed to prohibit [...]

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Berea, Ky., to hold public meeting on LGBT rights ordinance

Monday, September 1, 2014
Berea-KY
BEREA, Ky. -- The city of Berea, Ky., has scheduled two meetings in September to discuss a proposed city law that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The proposal, modeled after several other so-called fairness ordinances that have passed around the state, would outlaw discrimination in employment, [...]

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Kentucky town to enact protections for gay city workers

Monday, February 4, 2013
Berea-KY
BEREA, Ky. — LGBT citizens scored another victory in Kentucky, as the small town of Berea prepares to expand anti-discrimination protections for city employees. [...]

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