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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...

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to plow ahead amid COVID-19 infections

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett will face the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee beginning Monday for what’s expected to be an unusual and contentious four...

At least 26 trans people have been killed in the U.S....

As of July 31, at least 26 trans people have been killed in the U.S. this year, and a vast majority of them were...

U.S. Supreme Court hands victories to religious employers in health care,...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a Trump administration effort to exempt employers with religious or moral concerns from complying with...

After U.S. Supreme Court decision, Ohio Fairness Act still awaiting hearings

A piece of Ohio House legislation on sexual orientation discrimination is sitting idle in a committee, even after the nation’s highest court said LGBTQ+...

U.S. Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their...
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