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Equality Ohio often hears from LGBTQ people who are in a bind; sometimes because Ohio’s laws often leave them out, and sometimes because many systems just aren’t set up to serve LGBTQ people.
The legal clinic offers many free legal services, like consumer law (such as fraud and identity theft), family law, civil rights, administrative help (such as SSI or disability) and more.
In order to access the legal clinic, your income must be within 300% of the federal poverty level.
The clinic can be accessed by calling 855-LGBT-LAW or filling out an intake form below.
Fill out an intake right here and we will contact you to get more information.
Join our legal network to gain expertise on LGBTQ issues and to get access to CLEs for working with Equality Ohio Legal Clinic referrals.
Legal Clinic News
Despite the news and social media rumors, there is no statewide moratorium on rent in Ohio. There are some protections, but they vary widely by area and court––if you would like help with any of these protections you believe you are entitled to, contact us (below). Some good organizations are advocating for options here, but […]
We are keeping our eye on two pending federal lawsuits—one filed in Ohio, the other in Kentucky—involving college professors behaving poorly on matters of gender identity. In each case, the action was filed by a professor facing negative consequences from his employer as a result of his behavior.
Some transgender Ohioans are experiencing trouble with obtaining unemployment benefits.
Anybody with a legal name change history may experience this challenge. We’ll work with them to fix this, but it will take time and if this problem affects you, you can’t wait. Here’s what you can do right now.