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.
Will the Supreme Court's Next Marriage Case Come From Ohio?

Will SCOTUS Take Up Ohio Marriage Cases?

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

Cleveland Plain Dealer Headline Stokes Transphobic Fears

Cleveland Paper's Latest Transphobic Headline Riles Bathroom Fears

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

Ohio: LGBT Leaders, Politicians Call for Justice After Transgender Hate Crime

Ohio: LGBT Leaders, Politicians Call for Justice After Transgender Hate Crime

A leading transgender activist's brutal attack in Toledo, Ohio has drawn local and national attention.

BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Marriage Bans in 4 States
November 06 2014 11:46 PM ET

Four Marriage Bans Upheld; Next Stop Supreme Court?

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals found bans on same-sex marriage in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan to be perfectly lawful.

WATCH: Ohio Activists Protest 'Holy Matrimony' Billboard

WATCH: Ohio Activists Protest 'Holy Matrimony' Billboard

Activists in Columbus counter the message that 'Holy Matrimony is one man and one woman.'

WATCH: Which State's Marriage Equality Proposal Will Make SCOTUS Say 'I Do?'

WATCH: Which State's Marriage Proposal Will Make SCOTUS Say 'I Do?'

For Supreme Court-watchers hoping to see a definitive verdict on marriage equality nationwide, it's time to hurry up and wait.

Appellate Judge: Sky Hasn't Fallen Due to Marriage Equality

Appellate Judge: Sky Hasn't Fallen Due to Marriage Equality

That statement came from one of three judges who today heard appeals in marriage equality cases from four states.

Ohio Lesbian Couple Challenges City's Definition of Family

Ohio Lesbian Couple Challenges City's Definition of Family

When Melody Mohn was told her partner, Hela Young, wasn't eligible to be included on her city pool's family pass, she took action.

Suspect in Trans Woman's Murder Turns Himself In

Suspect in Trans Woman's Murder Turns Himself In

Tiffany Edwards' family may be closer to finding justice after the man accused in her murder turned himself in.

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