Democrats file bill to undo Kentucky ban on some medical care for trans minors

BY: - January 25, 2024

FRANKORT — Two Kentucky Democrats filed a bill Thursday seeking to undo a law that bans gender affirming medical care for transgender minors.  Senate Bill 150 passed the general assembly in 2023. Democrat Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed the bill, but the Republican supermajority overruled his veto, and the bill became law.  As a result, Kentucky […]

Class action lawsuit seeks to halt enforcement of anti-trans law in Lexington public schools

BY: - September 29, 2023

A class action lawsuit against Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron and the Fayette County Board of Education argues that students’ constitutional and privacy rights are violated by a new anti-trans Kentucky law and asks the court to block its enforcement in Lexington schools.  Senate Bill 150, enacted by the legislature earlier this year over Democratic […]

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. […]

ACLU asks appeals court to let trans minors get gender-affirming care

BY: - July 18, 2023

Citing potential “irreparable harm” to the transgender minors it represents, the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky has asked the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to allow them to access gender-affirming care once again.  The request for emergency relief came days after a federal judge stayed a temporary block on part of a new law. […]

U.S. judge reinstates Kentucky’s ban on gender affirming medical care for transgender minors

BY: - July 14, 2023

A federal judge on Friday stayed a temporary block on part of a new Kentucky law that banned gender-affirming medical care for transgender minors.  That means Kentucky’s transgender children are now banned from receiving hormone treatments, a move celebrated by Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who requested the reversal.  “While we strongly disagree with this opinion, […]

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 […]