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‘They are perfectly made.’ A Kentucky Republican’s personal journey to protect LGBTQ kids.

When Jamison Kerr came out as gay to his mother, he remembers, “she just opened her arms and gave me a hug while I cried.” It couldn’t have been easy for Jamison, then a 19-year-old college student, or his mother, Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr, a Fayette County Republican raised in the Southern Baptist church. “It was definitely eye-opening, sometimes it does take personal emotion to really open your heart about a certain thing,” Jamison Kerr said. “But she could not have been any more supportive.”