"Because of our belief in the dignity and worth of all people, Faith in Fairness counters religious-based bigotry by building a network of congregations and leaders of faith throughout Kentucky who advocate for equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Kentuckians and their families."
Rev. Dr. Albert M. Pennybacker, chair
Dr. Pennybacker, an ordained minister and pastor for 35 years in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and former Associate General Secretary of the National Council of Churches, has for many years been involved in the civil rights movement and has served as a faculty member at the Lexington Theological Seminary, as well as a visiting professor at Yale Divinity School, where he taught about religious persecution as it occurs around the globe.
The Ampersand symbolizes the solidarity we are building through Friends & Family, and suggests the inclusiveness we are working toward. It reflects the idea that no one individual, legislator, organization, or city can carry all the water for equality. Our success lies in our solidarity.