Activists and city leaders reunite to celebrate 20 years of the Lexington Fairness Ordinance, which protected LGBTQ Kentuckians from discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodation. Hear from first-hand witnesses how a savvy strategy with a grassroots push achieved a civil rights dream 20 years in the making. Panel of activists and city leaders moderated by Dr. Jonathan Coleman,
A reception follows afterwards in the Gallery, where guests can view the new exhibit, "Our Fair City: The 1999 Lexington Fairness Ordinance."
This is a free event thanks to the generous support of the Kentucky Local History Trust Fund, the Kentucky Historical Society, and JustFundKY.
Photograph by Laura Harris, July 3, 1999.