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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.

“I don’t mind being the underdog, and I’m not afraid to take on any issue when it’s the right thing to do,” Obergefell says in a Twitter video.

January 18 2022 1:38 PM

Tuesday saw the election of Detroit's first queer female City Council member, the reelection of trans woman Andrea Jenkins in Minneapolis, and other notable victories.

November 03 2021 5:04 AM

Instead of using his anger to get back at the man who called him a homophobic slur during an argument, Tennant began a fundraiser for the local LGBTQ+ community.

October 28 2021 1:17 PM

“It felt like we had just been told, ‘Screw off and your lives don’t matter,’” said one bisexual high school student who was supposed to perform in the play.

October 25 2021 1:06 PM

Mandel made the remarks at a school board meeting in Ohio, from which he was ejected for not following board policy.

October 13 2021 11:41 PM

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