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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.

Thom Brennaman, who used the f word on-air, will be covering high school sports instead of Major League Baseball.

July 22 2021 2:13 PM

A so-called conscience protection amendment in the state's budget will enable discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and others, activists say.

July 08 2021 4:39 PM

The teen was brutalized by another boy on school grounds. 

June 02 2021 2:23 PM

Police are calling her death a "crime of greed" rather than one of bias, but the investigation is continuing.

March 15 2021 9:45 PM

Portman, who has a gay son, was the first Republican U.S. senator to endorse marriage equality, but he's been less supportive on other issues.

January 25 2021 5:29 PM

A federal judge has ordered the state to let trans residents correct the gender on their birth certificates.

December 17 2020 4:39 PM