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Shawnee professor can sue university over gender identity policy, appellate court...

A Shawnee State philosophy professor is allowed to continue his lawsuit against the university over disciplinary action the university took after he refused to...

Senate bill would ban transgender student athletes from women’s sports

An Ohio state Senator introduced legislation Tuesday that would prevent transgender girls and women from participating in women's sports at state K-12 schools and...

Anti-discrimination ‘Fairness Act’ back in legislature with more GOP support

A bill to add LGBTQ people to the list of those protected from discrimination in the state of Ohio is once again coming to...

Cavs’ Larry Nance Jr. says LGBTQ discrimination protection bill is about...

Like many Ohioans, the Cleveland Cavaliers' Larry Nance Jr. was caught by surprise when he learned the state has no law protecting LGBTQ people...

Trans in the military: Ohioans happy with reversal, still waiting on...

Second Lieutenant Kazper Lewis has known since the fifth grade that he wanted to serve in the military. The Kent native's father is a chaplain...

Transgender Ohioans win birth certificate lawsuit against the state

Four transgender Ohioans who sued the state after it refused to change their birth certificates to reflect their identities have won their lawsuit. A judge...

Activists say enhanced protest punishments will lead to more police misconduct

Police already have been overly aggressive in this year's civil rights protests, some protesters say. If Ohio adopts enhanced penalties related to protests, that...

Pastors, religious groups speak to Ohio Fairness Act

Religious leaders across the state had their turn to speak on the Ohio Fairness Act, though many spoke on issues that were taken out...

Ohio Fairness Act back in committee, supporters and opposition ready to...

With supporters and opponents ready to jump in, a bill regarding LGBTQ discrimination is once again in front of an Ohio House committee, but...

Namesakes in landmark gay marriage case oppose Barrett’s confirmation to Supreme...

Sen. Brown on court packing: 'All things are on the table' The namesakes from the 2015 landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges warn that confirming Amy...
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