Ohio Civil Rights Commission

Ohio’s fight for LGBTQ+ protections

BY: - May 10, 2022

When state Sen. Nickie Antonio was first elected as the first openly gay person to serve in Ohio’s General Assembly, her intention was to be the first but certainly not the last. Serving as a state representative in the Ohio House for eight years before being elected to the senate in 2018, Antonio says she […]

Bill would create anonymous hotline for wage discrimination claims

BY: - April 2, 2021

Two Democratic Ohio legislators are hoping to supplement legislation regarding equal pay in the state by creating a reporting system for wage discrimination. The legislation introduced by state Reps. Erica C. Crawley, D-Columbus, and Janine Boyd, D-Cleveland Heights, would utilize the Ohio Civil Rights Commission to operate a “pay equity hotline” where anonymous tips about […]