FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATEMENT: KENTUCKY FAIRNESS ALLIANCE PRAISES GOV. BESHEAR'S REINSTATEMENT OF FAIR WORKPLACE POLICY
Frankfort --- The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights passed a resolution yesterday in support of a statewide fairness bill that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
"The Commission's fairness resolution makes a strong statement in support of Kentucky's fair-minded majority," said Christina Gilgor, executive director of the Kentucky Fairness Alliance. "We join them in calling on our elected officials to include our gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender neighbors in the existing civil rights code."The statewide fairness bill would prohibit discrimination against GLBT Kentuckians in employment, housing, public accommodations, and credit.
With over 10,000 members, the Kentucky Fairness Alliance seeks to advance equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through leadership development, public education and by encouraging participation in the democratic process.
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