Delahanty expounds on the test for Women Equality and says she is proud to be a women’s libber and a feminist.

Dolores Delahanty is a social activist and political leader in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a founding member of the National Women’s Political Caucus during the early Civil Rights Movement, and she was critical to the success of Kentucky’s Fair Credit Law. Delahanty has devoted her life to improving the lives of others, primarily those of Kentucky women and children. Her leadership roles include serving as secretary of the Kentucky Governor’s Commission on Women, Executive Director of the Jefferson County Department for Human Services and as a Distict County Commissioner in Jefferson County.

This interview took place on June 4th, 2013 as part of the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History and University of Kentucky Libraries.

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In the Late Sixties-Early Seventies Dolores became active in Women’s Rights. Issues were Equal Pay, and Opportunity to run for


Delahanty talks about marching for gay marriage. She supports people marrying who they love. She advocates for Marriage Equality in