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KLB Monthly Leather Club Night & OVR Drummerboy Fundraiser, Jan. 20

NEW ALBANY— The Kentucky Leather Brotherhood is hosting fundraiser for Ohio Valley Drummer boy during this months Leather Club Night on Saturday, Jan. 20. From the Facebook event: Come join the KLB for their monthly club night, featuring special guests Mister Kentucky Leather James Lee, the Ohio Valley Regional Drummerboy Brady (Tibbers), and the ever…

Paducah, Ky. passes pro-LGBTQ ordinance

PADUCAH — Paducah, a small city in far western Kentucky, has passed a LGBTQ rights ordinance with a vote of 4-1. The Louisville Courier-Journal reported that the city council passed the ordinance on Tuesday. From the Courier-Journal: In a 4-1 vote of Paducah city leaders on Tuesday evening, the western Kentucky town of around 25,000…

Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis officially files for re-election

MOREHEAD, Ky. — Kim Davis, who became famous for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses after marriage equality was legalized, has officially filed for re-election. The Louisville Courier-Journal reported that Davis had filed for re-election last week. She had said in November that she would run again. From the Courier-Journal: Davis caused an international uproar…

Kentucky judge who refused gay adoptions guilty of misconduct

LOUISVILLE — A Kentucky judge who refused to hear adoption cases involving LGBTQ people has been found guilty of misconduct by the Judicial Conduct Commission, according to local media. The Louisville Courier-Journal reported on Tuesday that the commission had issued a public reprimand against W. Mitchell Nance, who announced his intention to resign earlier this…

Kentucky appeals court revives anti-abortion suit

LOUISVILLE — The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a lawsuit by GOP Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin claiming Planned Parenthood had illegally performed abortions was wrongfully dismissed, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. The lawsuit alleges Planned Parenthood had performed abortions without a license, the newspaper reported. The healthcare provider had been told by the…