U of L Appeals Merger-Related Open Records Ruling

The University of Louisville has filed an appeal to an attorney general’s ruling regarding an Open Records dispute with the American Civil Liberties Union. Last summer, the ACLU filed an Open Records request for materials related to the pending merger of U of L Hospital, Jewish/St. Mary’s Hospital System and Catholic Health Initiatives. U of […]

Advocates Say Hazard Allegations Reminder of Need for Fairness Law

Advocates for protection for gay Kentuckians say a recent incident in Hazard further underscores the need for updated civil rights laws. Two gay men, who are also developmentally challenged, were with the group Mending Hearts at the public pool in the Hazard Pavilion. One man reportedly sat on the other’s knee and put his arm […]

Gay Discrimination Complaint Against McDonald's Is Settled

A settlement has been reached in a discrimination complaint filed by two gay customers against the McDonald’s hamburger chain. American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky Executive Director Michael Aldridge says the complaint stemmed from an incident last July at the McDonalds on East Market Street in Louisville, where Ryan Marlatt, Teddy Eggers and some friends […]