Gay Guide

Kentucky
Pink Star Rating

6

Capital

Frankfort

Other Main Cities/Resorts

Lexington-Fayette, Louisville, Owensboro

Gay Age of Consent

Legal

Lesbian Age of Consent

Legal

Straight Age of Consent

16

Legal Notes

In 1992 a Kentucky court overturned the state's anti-gay sodomy law in the case of Commonwealth v. Wasson.

Population

4.04 million

Climate

Kentucky has a temperate climate. Annual rainfall is 1220mm including an average snowfall of 348mm. The wettest seasons are spring and summer, and the driest is the autumn. Spring and autumn usually require light wraps, especially during the evenings. Summer can be very warm but cool evenings are not unusual. The best time to visit is late summer and early autumn.