Category: Kentucky

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World Bear Weekend coming to Lexington in 2018

LEXINGTON — A new bear event, World Bear Weekend, will be coming to Lexington’s Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa in August 2018. “I created this event to blend several communities together into one grand event!” said organizer Adam Rodriguez-Routt. “Bear, Leather, Puppy, Bootblack, Kink… there’s something for everyone.” The event is open to the…

Bourbon & Boar Weekend 2017

LOUISVILLE — It’s that time again – the second annual Bourbon & Boar Leather Weekend! Join us as Mr. Kentucky Leather 2016 Jody Corbett, Mr. Tri-State Leather 2017 Tyler Fig, and Mr. Midwest Leather 2016 Daddy Jeff team up for a weekend of…..well….Bourbon and Leather! Event Schedule: Friday August 25 >> SOOIE!!! – Calling all…

Mr. Kentucky Leather, July 21-23

LOUISVILLE — This years Mr. Kentucky Leather will be held at Louisville’s newest event venue, C2, located at 227 E Breckinridge St. It is located on the same property as Vapor Spa and Vu Guesthouse, which is offering a discounted rate for attendees. There will be a meet and greet Friday night at C2, Kink…

Southern Ky BDSM 101 class, April 15

CAVE CITY, Ky. — We will be hosting a BDSM 101 class geared for those new to the BDSM lifestyle or interested in just learning more. The class will cover such areas as: Safety Terms & definitions Consent/non-consent Roles Negotiating a scene Dungeon etiquette And more. There will a demo showing/using some of the more…

Manchester is no place for justice for gay married couple assaulted and illegally evicted

MANCHESTER, Ky. — Joshua Melton and James Raymond Feltner, a married couple, were unlawfully evicted, assaulted, and sued in Manchester, KY. During the illegal eviction, the landlord stated she “should not have rented to faggots.” At Kentucky Equality Federation, we assist and act as a public advocate for people who have been bullied, discriminated against,…

Kentucky Equality Federation to sue over Senate Bill 17

RICHMOND, Ky. — Governor Bevin signing Senate Bill 17 into law is hardly shocking and is nothing new. Discrimination under the guise of religion is also nothing new. Senate Bill 17 jeopardizes non-discrimination policies at high schools, colleges, and universities.  Though the struggle for LGBTI equality continues to this day, the right wing has been…