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Frankfort Celebrates Fairness By Brian Hawkins

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sense of community filled the cool fall air; people gathered in groups at tables and on the lawn, the laughter of children and adults alike filled the air. They gathered to celebrate the passage of Frankfort’s fairness ordinance, which prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodation based on sexual orientation. Frankfort is the fifth city in

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Kentucky to pass such an ordinance, and it carries great significance since it is our capital city. I recently got the chance to speak with Chris Hartman, director of the Fairness Campaign, about his thoughts on the fairness celebration and the state of LGBT rights in Kentucky. He described this event as “an opportunity for the community to come together. Hundreds of

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October 2013 LinQ Magazine: A Publication of the Gay and Lesbian Services Organization of Lexington, KY.

Linqoctober2013vol35no10  

October 2013 LinQ Magazine: A Publication of the Gay and Lesbian Services Organization of Lexington, KY.

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