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Another judge rejects Kentucky same-sex marriage ban

Thursday, April 16, 2015
A Kentucky judge on Thursday has ruled in favor of two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses but put the ruling on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar challenge to gay marriage bans. [...]

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Together 35 years, waiting for the right to marry

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Timothy Love speaks to other supporters with his husband Lawrence Ysunza-Love, left, during a rally in support of same-sex marriage in downtown Cincinnati. Love and Ysunza-Love are one of six same-sex marriage plaintiffs who will have their cases argued at the Supreme Court on April 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)
Timothy Love's heart problem made him acutely aware of the barriers still standing against his three-decade relationship with Larry Ysunza. [...]

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Kentucky’s Rand Paul, who says same-sex marriage is the result of a moral crisis, is running for president

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has entered the campaign for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination with a declaration that he's running for the White House to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government." [...]

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Ky. Senate OKs bill requiring separate restrooms for transgender students

Friday, February 27, 2015
Kentucky's state Senate voted Friday to force transgender students to use separate bathrooms in public schools, a move that recalled the dark days of segregation for some but for others represented a stand for privacy rights. [...]

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Kentucky Senate panel takes another vote; advances transgender bathroom bill

Monday, February 23, 2015
Kentucky state capitol in Frankfort.
Transgender students would have to use separate restrooms in Kentucky's public schools under a bill that cleared the Senate Education Committee on Monday. [...]

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Bill targeting transgender students’ use of restrooms fails Kentucky Senate panel

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Kentucky state capitol in Frankfort.
A bill that would have banned transgender students from choosing which restroom to use at public schools has failed to pass a Kentucky state Senate committee. [...]

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Ky. bill targets transgender students by restricting facilities to biological sex

Monday, January 19, 2015
C.B. Embry Jr.
The "Kentucky Student Privacy Act," proposed by State Sen. C.B. Embry Jr., would allow parents to sue the school for $2,500 if their child encountered a transgender student in a school restroom. [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases in April

Friday, January 16, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court
Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution. The justices said Friday they will review an appellate ruling that upheld bans on same-sex unions in four states. [...]

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Ky. judge grants same-sex divorce because ‘all people should be treated as equals’

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A judge in Kentucky has granted a divorce to a same-sex couple despite the fact the state doesn't recognize same-sex marriage. [...]

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No action Friday by U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage cases

Saturday, January 10, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court did not grant review in any new cases on Friday as gay rights activists eagerly awaited news that it might consider a new round of cases challenging states' ability to ban same-sex marriage. [...]

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