3:42 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

93 Percent of Kentucky High School Students Have Heard Homophobic Remarks in School, Report Says

Originally published on Thu November 13, 2014 3:15 pm

Kentucky high schools aren't the most inviting spaces for LGBT students, according to a study released this week by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, or GLSEN.

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1:07 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State

Jimmy LaSalvia is longtime political activist and strategist, founder of GOProud - a political action group representing gay conservatives, and frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC, FOX News and network TV. He speaks with Kate Lochte 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.

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8:35 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Rural Homosexuals’ Well-Being Better Than That Of Big City Peers

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Originally published on Mon September 16, 2013 1:58 pm

A new study published last month finds rural homosexuals tend to have better health and well being than their big city peers.

That runs contrary to conventional wisdom, according to co-author Chris Wienke, a sociology professor at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and explained he expected to find that rural homosexuals find more isolation and less opportunities for social support.

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2:41 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Barton Talks About New Book, "Pray the Gay Away"

Dr. Bernadette Barton
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For those of us living in Kentucky and Tennessee, “the Bible Belt” is a familiar phrase. It’s shorthand for a conservative Christian culture extending across the South, and tied closely to family values and personal beliefs. For some southerners, the culture they call home is a culture that denies them. Morehead State University women’s studies professor Dr. Bernadette Barton is the author of Pray the Gay Away, the Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays.

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