Ohio

News from within the borders of Ohio and the fight for LGBT equality there. Learn more about past and present obstacles toward achieving equality in Ohio, including hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples and LGBT people. Learn about individuals—activists, politicians, and allies—who have helped us make strides toward equality. We also cover the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explore how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

The offensive banner, which some called a manifestation of rape culture, was hung near campus.

August 25 2016 7:47 PM

Rae'Lynn Thomas was brutally attacked by her mother's ex-boyfriend, who still lived in their Columbus home. She is the 19th trans person known to be killed in the U.S. this year. 

August 12 2016 5:42 PM

Skye Mockabee was found on Saturday morning, but initial misgendering from police and media hampered reporting of her death.

August 02 2016 1:36 PM

As the Republicans unveil their epically homophobic platform in Cleveland, the Buckeye State finds itself at a crossroads over equality.

July 21 2016 5:51 AM

TV's late-night comedians tackle guns, racism, Melania's plagiarized speech, and more in commenting on the Republican National Convention.

July 20 2016 10:38 PM

In an interview with Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly, Trump declares if elected he'll task his attorney general to monitor the group, cofounded by two queer African-American women.

July 18 2016 11:30 PM

A last-ditch attempt by "Never Trump" supporters to force a change in the rules was thwarted by Republican National Convention organizers, clearing Donald Trump's path to the nomination.

July 18 2016 9:48 PM
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