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Unite Women Kentucky wants YOU! TAGS: | | | 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.

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Kentucky declares war against the War on Women TAGS: | | | 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.

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Beauties and Brutes TAGS: | | KP is a 24-year-old grad­u­ate stu­dent. In her debut post for Her­Linked, KP explains why it was fem­i­nism that led her both to join and quit a Ken­tucky bur­lesque troupe.

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44 years after MLK assassination, Lexington sanitation workers stand up TAGS: | | | | | 44 years after MLK assas­si­na­tion, san­i­ta­tion work­ers in Lex­ing­ton, KY peti­tioned the local gov­ern­ment for recog­ni­tion as a union.

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

Pro-Lifers protest around the clock at Louisville abortion clinic TAGS: | | | 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 …Con­tinue read­ing →

Crowd for Kristen Simmons at Carmichael's in Louisville, KY

YA novelist Kristen Simmons has successful homecoming in Louisville TAGS: | | | | 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 …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Kentucky Woman Wins Case with National Labor Relations Board TAGS: | 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 …Con­tinue read­ing →

March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY

Moving on after Friday’s storms / How to help TAGS: | 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 …Con­tinue read­ing →

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