Kentucky children’s charity threatens to pull services if LGBT non-discrimination protections are enacted

Kentucky children’s charity threatens to pull services if LGBT non-discrimination protections are enacted

A foster care and children psychiatric service provider in Danville, Ky., has threatened to relocate community services if a proposed LGBT non-discrimination ordinance becomes law. The Danville City Commission approved the first reading of an LGBT non-discrimination ordinance May 12, the Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting. The vote was 4-1. The ordinance would prohibit discrimination in employment, housing … Continue reading

Watch: Advocacy group aims to “end the awkward” when interacting with disabled people

Watch: Advocacy group aims to “end the awkward” when interacting with disabled people

Dominant society places physical, architectural, communication and social barriers in the way, leading to isolation, unemployment, hate crimes and an overall lack of access for disabled people. And the social barriers are often compounded by generally well-meaning non-disabled people who avoid talking to disabled people for fear of saying the wrong thing. One disability services group aims … Continue reading