Kentucky

National Catholic Reporter names Boy Scout dads and marriage equality plaintiffs 'Persons of the Year'

In a year-end editorial, the National Catholic Reporter has named Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon persons of the year for 2015.

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6th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds ban on marriage for same-sex couples

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld anti-gay marriage bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. This is the first federal appeals court ruling that has upheld bans on marriage for same-sex couples. Four other circuits have ruled in favor of marriage equality.

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Local media highlights bias against transgender 7-year-old in KY

Last week, Nikki Sullivan brought her 7-year-old transgender child to Owen County Elementary School in Kentucky, introducing her for the first time as her daughter. According to local news reports, the school has accepted her daughter and is working to protect her from bullying, but some parents are refusing to accept her gender identity.

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Williams Institute estimates economic impact of marriage equality in Michigan

The Williams Institute at UCLA has released reports on the economic boost of marriage for same-sex couples should marriage equality come to Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

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An eventful few days for Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee

On this Wednesday, August 6, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will review same-sex marriage cases from each of the four states in its geographic area – Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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Kentucky's ban on marriage equality is ... (spoiler: it's unconstitutional)

Judge rules that Kentucky's ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional.

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