LGBT en LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jimmy </span>LaSalvia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is longtime political activist and strategist, founder of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">GOProud - a political action group representing gay conservatives</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and frequent guest on CNN,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MSNBC, FOX News</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;network TV. He speaks with Kate Lochte&nbsp;on Sounds Good ahead of his presentation "Homocon: A Gay Conservative's View from the Trenches of the Culture Wars," tonight at 7:30 at Murray State University in the Curris Center's Barkley Room. This event is sponsored by LGBT Programming, MSU Alliance, and the President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion.</span></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:07:48 +0000 Kate Lochte 39583 at LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State Why The 'Man's-Man Game' Is An Insult To Men Michael Sam, the SEC defensive player of the year out of Missouri, talked about being gay <a href="" target="_blank">in an interview</a> with <em>The New York Times</em> that ran Sunday, although his college coaches and teammates already knew. Sam was expected to be a solid NFL draft pick in May, making this a particularly intriguing time for him to come out. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:30:03 +0000 Linda Holmes 38592 at Why The 'Man's-Man Game' Is An Insult To Men Statewide Fairness Bill Gaining Traction in Frankfort <p>Kentucky's House Bill 171, known as the Statewide Fairness Bill, is gaining traction in Frankfort, recently signing 16 co-sponsors, a record number of sponsors. Murray State's LGBT and URSA Program Coordinator and Vice Chair, President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, Jody Randall joins Kate Lochte to talk more about this bill and the way legislators are beginning to think of discrimination protection for the LGBT community.</p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:33:55 +0000 Kate Lochte 38093 at Statewide Fairness Bill Gaining Traction in Frankfort Report: Kentucky Cities Measured for LGBT Equality Policies <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">A new report measuring the level of equality afforded lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans shows substantial improvements in the Kentucky cities measured, said Fairness Campaign director Chris Hartman.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">The Human Rights Campaign <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_29284127" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">on Tuesday</span></span> released its second annual Municipal Equality Index, examining laws and policies that foster LGBT equality in nearly 300 American cities and awarded them points on a scale of 0-100. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:26:51 +0000 Jonathan Meador 36710 at Report: Kentucky Cities Measured for LGBT Equality Policies White House speaker Gautam Raghaven on LGBT week <p>The Murray State University Alliance hosted "Conversation and Dessert" with Gautam Raghaven, Associate Director of Public Engagement and LGBT Liasion for the White House on September 10th. Listen to the full conversation with Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Bonnie Higginson here.</p><p>For more information, <a href="">visit</a>.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 02:34:21 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21934 at White House speaker Gautam Raghaven on LGBT week Murray Hosts LGBT Fair Housing Workshop <p>Murray hosts the first of three Kentucky fair housing workshops today, focusing on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 17:56:18 +0000 Angela Hatton 18455 at Murray Hosts LGBT Fair Housing Workshop Afternoon Round-Up 6/18/12 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>Organizers of the <a href="">National Hollerin&#39; Contest</a> in Spivey&#39;s Corner, N.C., started the annual competition to preserve the disappearing art of hollerin&#39; &mdash; a complex form of yelling that sounds like Tarzan&#39;s jungle call.</p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 21:35:20 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18426 at Afternoon Round-Up 6/18/12 Fair Housing Workshops for LGBT Community The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is offering education workshops on fair housing to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals across the commonwealth this week.<p>The commission is working with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to present the workshops. Mon, 18 Jun 2012 16:07:03 +0000 Devin Katayama 18418 at