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Take Action: Call Speaker Cupp!

In just a couple minutes, you can make a powerful impact. Legislators take calls from people very seriously.

Please call House Speaker Cupp at (614) 466-9624. He is the speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, so he can decide whether to advance HB 616 or not. Since this issue impacts all Ohioans, he needs to hear from all of us, regardless of your district. You can also choose to let Cupp know that prioritizing the Ohio Fairness Act is one concrete way to help to eliminate these harmful bills.

You will likely speak to an aide, or if it’s after hours, you’ll leave a voicemail.

Say something like this:

My name is [name], my pronouns are (your pronouns), and I am calling today in opposition to HB 616, Ohio’s Don’t Say Gay/Don’t Mention Race bill. This bill would have a harmful impact on LGBTQ+ people, families, and the people who love them. Please STOP HB 616.”

Level Title Number Status Equality Ohio Position Topics
state Banning Critical Race Theory (House) HB322/HB327 Introduced 05/25/2021 Oppose Racial Justice, Education, LGBTQ Youth
state Designate Pride Month 2021 SB197 Referred to Government Oversight and Reform Committee 06/16/2021 Support Pride Month
state Don’t Say Gay, Don’t Mention Race HB 616 Introduced 04/04/2022 Oppose Education
federal Equality Act HR5 Passed House of Representatives 2/25/2021 Support LGBTQ Nondiscrimination
state HB454: Banning Affirming Care HB454 Introduced 10/19/2021 Oppose Healthcare, Affirming Care, Transgender
state Ohio Fairness Act (House) HB208 Referred to House Commerce & Labor Committee 3/17/2021 Support LGBTQ Nondiscrimination
state Ohio Fairness Act (Senate) SB119 Referred to Senate Government Oversight Committee 3/11/2021 Support LGBTQ Nondiscrimination
state Protecting Youth from Conversion “Therapy” (House) HB420 Referred to Health 2/19/20 Support Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth
state Protecting Youth from Conversion “Therapy” (Senate) SB50 Referred to Health 2/10/21 Support Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth
state Transgender Athlete Ban (House) HB61 Referred to Primary and Secondary Education Committee, 2/4/2021 Oppose LGBTQ Youth, High School and College Sports
state Transgender Athlete Ban (Senate) SB132 Introduced 3/16/2021 Oppose LGBTQ Youth, High School and College Sports