Emma Curtis

Camuel issues an apology for comment on transgender health care law

BY: - September 14, 2023

A Democratic candidate for State Representative apologized Thursday for a comment she made that caused transgender Kentuckians to condemn her words.  “As a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ+ community, I stand firmly in support of the rights of all LGBTQ+ Kentuckians, including transgender Kentuckians,” Adrielle Camuel said in a statement shared to social media Thursday. […]

Fayette Dems, GOP choose nominees for state representative special election

BY: - June 29, 2023

Editor’s note: This story was updated Friday afternoon with comments from Emma Curtis. Democrats and Republicans in Fayette County have selected their candidates for a Nov. 7 special election for state representative.  The seat, which represents Kentucky’s 93rd District, became vacant after freshman Democratic lawmaker Rep. Lamin Swann died in May.  Democrat Adrielle Camuel and […]

Lexington Democrat kicks off campaign to become Kentucky’s first transgender lawmaker

BY: - June 1, 2023

LEXINGTON — Democrat Emma Curtis on Thursday kicked off her campaign to succeed the late Rep. Lamin Swann as state representative from a south Lexington district. Curtis, who would be Kentucky’s first transgender legislator, said she wants to be a voice for transgender youth but is equally committed to working for the 93rd District to […]