Rebecca Blankenship

Kentucky’s youth are caught in the middle as Beshear-Cameron spar over transgender care

BY: - August 16, 2023

Ysa Leon is questioning their future in the commonwealth. The outcome of Kentucky’s gubernatorial race this November will be a deciding factor.  “I’ve told my family: Be prepared in November because that might change where I’m staying after I graduate in May,” said Leon, a 20-year-old nonbinary student at Transylvania University, where they are president of […]

Federal judge blocks ban on gender-affirming care for Kentucky’s trans kids

BY: - June 28, 2023

A federal judge sided with the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky Wednesday, temporarily blocking a section of a recently-passed state law that seeks to ban gender-affirming health care for transgender minors.  In his ruling, Judge David J. Hale said, “Based on the evidence submitted, the Court finds that the treatments barred by SB 150 […]