RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- A lesbian couple and a photographer say they were asked to leave a park in Richmond after the couple kissed.
WKYT-TV and The Richmond Register report that Cheri Chenault and her partner, Destiny Keith, were having maternity photos taken by photographer Jessica Miller-Poole when a gatekeeper told them they had to leave due to inappropriate behavior.
A park employee told the newspaper on Tuesday that manager Adam Arvin was not available for comment.
Richmond Human Rights Commission Chairwoman Sandra Anez-Powell says there's no law against telling the couple to leave because the city doesn't have a fairness ordinance. She said the commission has tried unsuccessfully for four years to get such an ordinance passed.
The Fairness Coalition said in a statement that local residents are planning to call attention to the need for fairness protections in Madison County.