FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has endorsed efforts to outlaw gay-based discrimination and ban the practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth.
Beshear spoke out while attending a gay-rights rally at Kentucky’s Capitol on Wednesday. He became the state’s first sitting governor to attend a rally staged by the Fairness Campaign in the Capitol Rotunda.
Beshear told the crowd that diversity and inclusion are values that will make Kentucky stronger.
(This story was originally published on Feb. 19, 2020)