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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.

Schneider returned to her native state to speak out against legislation that would ban gender-affirming health care for minors.

November 16 2022 7:59 PM

The marriage equality activist came up short in his bid to get elected to Ohio's legislature.

9:38 AM

Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance, the author of Hillbilly Elegy, says that Democrats are bringing "illegal immigrants" to the U.S. to turn them trans.

November 04 2022 5:06 PM

After far-right online influencers aimed their thinly veiled bigotry at hospitals across the country, trolls directed attacks at those facilities.

October 04 2022 1:01 PM

Cassie Steiner decided to use the title to promote acceptance, and her Ohio community responded with support.

October 04 2022 12:00 PM

The decorated veteran and “don’t ask, don’t tell” activist described the centennial birthday celebration as “overwhelming” and fun.

August 17 2022 10:03 AM

Juliette Kayyem, one of the world's foremost experts in terrorism, says rhetoric from agitators online has inspired predictable acts of violence.

August 16 2022 4:02 PM