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Louisville campaign aimed at decreasing high suicide rate of LGBTQ+ youth with focus of parental support

A new campaign in Louisville is working to decrease the high suicide rate among high school students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning by emphasizing the importance of parental support. In the United States, high school students who identify as LGBTQ are almost five times more likely to attempt suicide than their cisgender, heterosexual peers, according to the National...

Legends to kick off Lexington’s Pride Week on June 23 as part of new Minor League Baseball initiative

The Lexington Legends, in partnership with Minor League Baseball’s new initiative MiLB Pride, have announced Pride Day will be held on June 23 to help kick off Pride Week in Lexington. MiLB Pride is the largest documented Pride celebration in professional sports. “We are excited to help kick off Pride Week in Lexington this year,” said Legends President/CEO Andy Shea. “We want every fan that...

Justice League of Kentucky Super Heroes features progressive LGBT public policy panel

  Staff report   What do the mayors of Berea, Covington, Frankfort and Vicco have in common? They pilot communities in Kentucky who have enacted progressive LGBT policies and will lead a discussion on Thursday, Oct. 3, of those actions at the Justice League of Kentucky Super Heroes event in Lexington.   The Kentucky Theatre program begins with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by the panel...