Murray Human Rights Commission

Government
4:56 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

Murray Human Rights Commission Chair Talks Supreme Court Ruling

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Friday's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage in the U.S. ended the debate on its legality, but Murray Human Rights Commission chair and Murray State University LGBT coordinator Jody Cofer Randall says the conversation only just started on the possible consequences same-sex couples could face, like how the decision will impact other issues like parenting.

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Society
1:35 pm
Wed May 27, 2015

Training Session for Revised Murray Human Rights Ordinance Postponed

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Due to low registration, the Murray Human Rights Commission has postponed a business and community training session geared toward a proposed human rights ordinance revision.

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Government
12:02 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Murray Residents Voice Comments on Updates to the Human Rights Ordinance

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Murray City residents voiced their comments on a new Human Rights Ordinance draft that would protect people of all gender identities and sexual orientations  at last night's Town Hall meeting.

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Government
6:37 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Murray Human Rights Commission Forum to Gather Input on Fairness Ordinance

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The Murray Human Rights Commission is hosting a town hall meeting Monday night to gather input from community members on the commission’s updated ordinance.

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Government
3:45 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Murray Human Rights Commission Postpones Bringing Ordinance Forward To Allow Community Input

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Not long before yesterday’s Murray City Council meeting, the Human Rights Commission decided to hold off bringing its ordinance to a vote. The updated ordinance would protect people of different sexual orientations and gender identities.

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Government
12:29 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Gentry House Plans to Close Next Year, But Will Discuss Suggested Funding Options

A Murray non-profit that provides housing for homeless families with children plans to close January 31.

Gentry House board members met with Murray’s Human Rights Commission Monday to discuss funding options that could keep the housing non-profit open. Volunteer director and board member Melinda Johnson says the meeting was an opportunity to clarify the difficulties it’s facing.

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Society
12:19 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

How to Tackle Bullying in the Workplace

Murray State's LGBT and URSA Program Coordinator Jody Cofer Randall also chairs the Murray Human Rights Commission, and we speak with on Sounds Good today - the topic is bullying in the workplace. He speaks with Kate on the subtleties of bullying, how to identify the symptoms and how to handle the situation. They talk about the Human Rights Commissions' education campaign and how your business can get involved. See more about the Murray Human Rights Commission.