Kentucky declares war against the War on Women

Mark your cal­en­dars for the “Unite Against the War on Women” rally to protest the cur­rent nation­wide onslaught of anti-woman leg­is­la­tion. The rally will be held on Sat­ur­day, April 28th from 2–6 p.m. in Louisville, KY.

"40 Days for Life" Campaigners, 3-9-12

Pro-Lifers protest around the clock at Louisville abortion clinic

If you need an abor­tion in Ken­tucky, you have two choices: the EMW Women’s Sur­gi­cal Cen­ter in either Louisville or Lex­ing­ton. And, between now and April 1, you have no choice as to whether you’ll encounter these curse­words: They’re with the “40 Days for Life” cam­paign, which is a “focused pro-life effort that con­sists of 40 days […]

Crowd for Kristen Simmons at Carmichael's in Louisville, KY
Crowd at Carmichael's Bookstore for Kristen Simmons
Kristen Simmons at Carmichael's Bookstore in Louisville, Kentucky for Article 5 signing

YA novelist Kristen Simmons has successful homecoming in Louisville

Louisville’s favorite local book­store Carmichael’s was down­right stuffy tonight, packed as it was with women and men of all ages. They gath­ered for a Q&A and read­ing by for­mer Louisvil­lian and cur­rent Florid­ian nov­el­ist Kris­ten Sim­mons. Sim­mons’ debut novel, “Arti­cle 5,” is, accord­ing to Carmichael’s, a dystopian teen thriller. Set in a future Amer­ica where the […]

Kentucky Woman Wins Case with National Labor Relations Board

In my inau­gural post, I thought I’d high­light a recent bit of news about a Louisville woman who was ter­mi­nated from her job at Our Lady of Peace hos­pi­tal last year for try­ing to orga­nize a union.  Joe Sonka at Leo Weekly first cov­ered the story last year: Amy Doyle had worked at Our Lady of […]

March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY
March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY
March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY
March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY

Moving on after Friday’s storms / How to help

This used to be a barn. This used to be a trailer. These are scenes from the after­math of the storms that rav­aged the South­east and Mid­west on Fri­day. They are specif­i­cally of a stretch of West High­way 1376 in East Bern­stadt, a small town in Lau­rel County, Ken­tucky.  Kayla Vanover of Pikeville, KY drove to […]