The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is committed to the success of all students. This includes students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, intersex, nonbinary, and individuals who identify their sexual orientation or gender identity in other ways (LGBTQI+). Bullying, harassment, exclusion from school activities, and other forms of discrimination can interfere with the success of LGBTQI+ students. The resources on this page provide guidance and support to schools as they seek to create welcoming and inclusive environments for all students.
Use of Requested Names and Pronouns
Pursuant to Senate Bill 150 (2023), the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is prohibited from providing guidance related to the use of requested names and pronouns.
Resources from the KDE
Key Resources from the US Department of Education
External Organizations and Resources