City Directory

Queer Resources in Kentucky


Berea Danville Hazard Henderson Lake Cumberland Lexington Louisville Morehead Northern Kentucky Somerset

Berea and Southeastern Kentucky

ACE League
Contact Berea College's gay support group by email to John Webb.

ECHO Fairness
You can also contact the Berea/SE KY chapter of Fairness by emailing either Foula Dimopoulos or Zolly. Fairness chapters are a collection of political action organizations supporting gay and other human rights in Kentucky.

Danville

B-GLAD
The gay student group at Centre College can be contacted by emailing Mykol Hamilton.

Hazard

H.E.A.R.T.

Henderson

Henderson Fairness Alliance
PO Box 2027
Henderson, KY 42420
Contact: Lyman Smith Allen, Jr. (502) 826-3149
(Working to become Kentucky's first city to have a local fairness ordinance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered persons; local organizing, coalition-buidling, and progressive political efforts).
Editor Jim Coffey produces the Fairness Update, a quarterly publication.

Henderson HIV/AIDS Support Group
Paff Haus
435 First St.
Zion United Church of Christ
First and Ingram Streets
Henderson, KY 42420
(502) 826-0605 (The Rev. J. Bennett Guess)

Henderson P-FLAG
227 Kerry Lane
Henderson, KY 42420
(502) 827-0197

Matthew 25 AIDS Services
Paff Haus
435 First Street
Henderson, KY 42420
(502) 826-0281 (Cyndee Burton)

Southeast/Atlantic Regional P-FLAG Office (KY, TN, NC, SC)
227 Kerry Lane
Henderson, KY 42420
(502) 827-0197 (Glenda Guess)
Southeast/Atlantic Regional P-FLAG Office

The Paff Haus Community Center
435 First Street
Henderson, KY 42420
(502) 826-0281
(Home to a number of glbt and gay-friendly organizations and events. Available and used often for gay/lesbian gatherings,parties,receptions, and meetings.

Tri-State Alliance
POB 2901
Evansville, IN 47728
(812) 474-4853
Serves the Kentucky, Illinois, and Indiana region around Henderson, KY.
Editor Duane Wells produces the monthly TSA News

Lake Cumberland Area

Sue Hankla
Sue is AIDS Volunteers of Lexington's (AVOL) Volunteer of the Year for 1995 for her work in HIV prevention in the Lake Cumberland area. You can email her for information on resources on HIV/AIDS prevention and services available to people living with AIDS.

Lexington

E-Male (Ebony Male)
You can contact E-Male, an organization for African-American gay men and their supporters, by emailing Willie Boddie.

GLSO (Lexington Gay and Lesbian Services Organization)
Kentucky's oldest gay/lesbian services organization (21 years and counting!) has maintained a newsletter and other services for over a decade. You may email the editors of the GLSO News by clicking on their names: Peter Taylor, Elizabeth Gilliam, or Tammy Strong.

House of Prisms
A lesbigay youth group and HIV prevention organization.

Lambdanet
Is a free computer listserv that distributes news, resource requests, and discussion from and for Kentucky's homo/bi/trans communities and their supporters. To get on Lambdanet, just email Jeff Jones with your full name and email address asking to be subscribed to Lambdanet. Jeff Jones

Lexington Fairness Campaign
Lexington Fairness is a fantastic source of information on Kentucky politics, gay civil rights, and issues facing gay Kentuckians. Email Linda West your name, mailing address (not email!), and telephone number (optional) to be put on the Lexington Fairness Mailing List. Jeff Jones

Lexington Friends Meeting
You can email Jeff Jones for information about this Lexington's Quaker Meeting (congregation). This local Meeting is very gay-supportive and marries same-sex Quaker couples.

Lexington Men's Chorus
You can contact this proud member of GALA (national organization of gay and lesbian choruses) by emailing Willie Boddie. Don't forget to ask about their first CD, Facets.

Royal Imperial Sovereign Court of All Kentucky
The Lexington-based RISC is the oldest Court east of the Mississippi. This group raises money for local charities via drag and talent shows. The RISC can be contacted via email to Twyla Knight, Empress VI, former Empress of All Kentucky and Honorary Empress of the Great State of Tennessee.

Transylvania Unity
LesBiGay student support group at Transylvania University.

Lexington's Unitarian-Universalist Church
This church is very gay supportive and performs same-sex holy unions.

UK Lambda
You can contact the University of Kentucky gay student group by clicking on their name above. Over the last several years UK Lambda has been responsible in part for bringing such entertainers and speakers as Kate Clinton, Urvashi Vaid, Heather Bishop, Cris Williamson & Tret Fure, and others to Lexington.

Louisville

Common Ground
Common Ground is the lesbigay support group at the University of Louisville. Check out their homepage!

Louisville Fairness Campaign
Check out Louisville's Fairness Campaign, Kentucky's first Fairness group (Fairness chapters advocate gay and other human rights in Kentucky) by clicking on the name above.

The Louisville Gender Society
Serves Kentucky's transgendered, transsexual, and transvestite communities. You can contact the LGS by email to Dawn Wilson.

Louisville Youth Group
The LYG is a support group for lesbigay teens under 21 and can be reached by emailing member Matt Kotchian

P-FLAG Louisville(Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
You can contact this support, education, and advocacy group for the parents, siblings, and friends of lesbigay individuals via email by clicking on the address above.
PFLAG Metro Louisville
P O Box 5002
Louisville, KY 40255-0002
Voice mail: (502)329-0229
E Mail: PFLAGLOUKY@aol.com
Meetings: 3rd Sunday of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, call for location

Southern Country Louisville
Check out the homepage for the US' largest lesbian/gay country and western dance group.

Morehead

Morehead State University ALSO (Alternative Lifestyles Student Organization)
You can email Stephen Whitaker for information about gay life in Morehead and the informal gay student support group at Morehead State University.

Northern Kentucky

Kentucky Fairness Alliance- Northern Kentucky
You can email Barry Grossheim, the local N. KY. contact for Kentucky Fairness Alliance.

Somerset

Cumberland Cares
Cumberland Cares is a support group similar to P-FLAG that serves the Somerset and Lake Cumberland Area that meets on the first Saturday of each month at 4pm.
St. Patrick's Episcopal Church at 20 West Columbia St.

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