Tell the Kentucky Legislature: Transgender Equality Matters! Commonwealth of Kentucky Transgender Rights!
  • Petitioned Representative Johnny Bell

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Kentucky House of Representatives
Representative Charles Miller
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Senior Senator Kathy W. Stein
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Kentucky Equality Federation
Kentucky House of Representatives
Representative Tommy Thompson

Tell the Kentucky Legislature: Transgender Equality Matters! Commonwealth of Kentucky Transgender Rights!

    1. Kentucky Equality Federation
    2. Petition by

      Kentucky Equality Federation

      Somerset, KY

Homicides against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, compiled by a national coalition of anti-hate organizations show that hate crimes against the Transgender Community has increased 13%, with 44% of them actually being killed in attacks.

Hate crimes are running amok across the Commonwealth.

Kentucky Equality Federation urges the Kentucky House and Senate to pass legislation stating the following:

"Gender identity” shall mean a person's gender-related identity, appearance or behavior, whether or not that gender-related identity, appearance or behavior is different from that traditionally associated with the person's physiology or assigned sex at birth. 

Any Transgendered citizen of the Commonwealth may provide evidence to any District Judge, including, but not limited to, medical history, care or treatment of the gender-related identity, consistent and uniform assertion of the gender-related identity or any other evidence that the gender-related identity is sincerely held, as part of a person's core identity.*

The District Judge may then order their "sex" or "gender" changed to that of their appearance or behavior on Driver's License, Kentucky I.D. Card, or Driver's Permit regardless of their actual assigned sex.  

* Provided however, gender-related identity shall not be asserted for any improper purpose.

-- See related discrimination and hate crimes acorss the Commonwealth of Kentucky in related news articles and stories:

1. Hate crime alleged in attack in Harlan 

2. Group wants feds to investigate an alleged hate crime

3. Growing Up Gay and Transgendered in Appalachia (The Atlantic National Magazine)

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"If you turn a blind eye and allow any government founded on our authority to trodden on fundamental civil liberties entitled to all citizens, you open a Pandora's Box to allow Governments to suppress additional civil liberties. Denial of civil rights to specific people is immoral regardless of how people try to justify it. If history has taught us anything, it is that denial of human rights to one group of people leads to the denial of human rights to another." - Kentucky Equality Federation President Jordan Palmer

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 3 months ago

      A malicious ex-tenant constantly sent me rape mails where lesbians, transgenders and homosexuals were sexually tortured and raped.

      Lesbian, Transgender and Gay Rights are Human Rights!

      "The only queer people are those who do not love anybody."

      - Rita Mae Brown

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    • gen agustsson REDONDO BEACH, CA
      • 4 months ago

      legalize lgbt now

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    • danny poe MAYSVILLE, KY
      • 9 months ago

      because im a preop mtf transgender person

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    • Kathleen Sarna GRAIN VALLEY, MO
      • 10 months ago

      Transgenderism is not a choice. He was born with a male brain do to his endocrinology. His genitalia formed incorrectly. He has had enough strife in his life. How would you feel if you woke up with your outsides not matching your insides. This is not a gay issue. Please be an example of compassion and understanding.

      Thank you!

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    • M L NASHVILLE, TN
      • over 1 year ago

      IEquality should be really equal.

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