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 hockey team blamed protesters for ruining the "family-friendly" atmosphere and threatened to have them arrested if they ever return. 

April 15 2019 3:34 PM

Bucking his party's platform, Mike DeWine signs an executive order protecting state workers from anti-LGBTQ discrimination. 

January 14 2019 3:10 PM

It comes in his last month in office.

December 21 2018 1:52 PM

Cleveland-area congressional candidate Beverly Goldstein says Cuyahoga County passed the law because of African-American voters who are not "literate."

October 03 2018 2:04 PM

"I called you what you are," the USPS worker is heard saying on a video.

August 08 2018 1:30 PM

Robert Van Hook went home with a gay man, choked him, stabbed him, and sliced him open.

July 18 2018 6:24 PM

LGBT rights lawyer Josh Langdon (pictured) begs to differ and promises to fight.

June 29 2018 3:23 PM