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Health Care Providers, Experts and LGBTQ+ Rights Advocates Urge Ohio Lawmakers to Protect Access to Health Care for All Young People in Response to HB 454

COLUMBUS, Ohio (February 16, 2021) – Tomorrow at 11am, the Ohio House Families, Aging and Human Services Committee will hear testimony on HB454, a bill that would give politicians the power to […]

Equality Ohio Celebrates Holidays by Announcing New Deputy Director, Siobhan Boyd-Nelson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 23rd 2021  Media Contact: [email protected]  Equality Ohio Celebrates Holidays by Announcing New Deputy Director, Siobhan Boyd-Nelson New Deputy Director Boyd-Nelson poised to increase organizational capacity and […]

Transgender Student Rights in Schools

Recently our team at Equality Ohio has experienced an alarming increase in calls from parents, educators, and school counselors observing harassment and mistreatment of transgender students in our schools. We invited a guest attorney and expert in Ohio education law, Emily Spivack, Esq., to weigh in on the dos and don’ts that help schools protect their transgender school community members and stay in compliance with Title IX.

Leelah Alcorn, we carry your banner forward: Fix Society

In 2014, our society failed Leelah Alcorn. Again. And Ohio lost one more young person full of potential to the heartbreaking LGBTQ+ youth suicide epidemic. After years of feeling mistreated—particularly […]