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.

Attorneys representing same-sex couples hoping to secure the freedom to marry nationwide will have their day in court on April 28.

March 05 2015 1:21 PM

We've boiled hundreds of pages of legal briefs down to just five main arguments you need to know.

February 28 2015 5:18 PM

The couples filed legal briefs Friday, and their case is likely to be heard in April.

February 28 2015 9:00 AM

Bri Golec, a 22-year-old who friends say identified as a trans woman, was stabbed to death by their father, who claimed to authorities that the murder was performed by a 'cult.'

February 16 2015 4:15 PM

Robin Adlemann, the trans detainee in question, filed a formal complaint, shining more light on the detective's behavior than he bargained for.

January 30 2015 5:32 PM

While the court won't be hearing a case from Louisiana, it still might consider marriage equality cases out of Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan.

January 12 2015 2:44 PM

In January, the justices will weigh whether to take up the Louisiana case, but Idaho's governor says his state offers the best vehicle for a marriage equality decision.

December 18 2014 4:35 PM

The judge says he didn't realize both spouses were women, and since Ohio law doesn't recognize their marriage, their divorce likely isn't valid either.

December 05 2014 6:14 PM

Two cases involving marriage equality in Ohio are being proposed for the Supreme Court's schedule.

November 14 2014 5:17 PM

After a brief improvement in its coverage of trans issues, why is Cleveland's Plain Dealer going back to its old transphobic headline practices?

November 11 2014 5:01 PM