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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...

LGBTQ+ social services still in place, working in virtual space

Many social services throughout the state are continuing their work in whatever way they can during social distancing, including those helping the LGBTQ+ community. For...

Potential Ohio bills target transgender medicine, pornography, and conversion therapy

Several bills regarding sex and gender issues are being considered in the Ohio legislature, including a bill to prohibit transition-related medicine for transgender youth,...

Ohio Fairness Act fills hearing room with advocates, business groups

It wasn’t the many hordes of people that crowded into a Statehouse hearing room that got people’s attention on Tuesday. It wasn’t even the...

Conversion therapy is a discredited practice. Ohio hired its advocate as...

The Ohio Department of Health hired a conversion therapy advocate to serve as its expert witness in a civil rights lawsuit filed against the...

Supporters of Ohio Fairness Act: ‘We need this legislation’

After being rescheduled because of the education bill fight, supporters are once again scheduled to make their arguments for an anti-LGBTQ discrimination bill in...

‘It’s a real loss for survivors.’ Domestic violence law stalled in...

WASHINGTON — For decades, the Violence Against Women Act was an issue that could transcend partisan politics on Capitol Hill.  Not anymore.  The landmark law —...
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