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SB11Ohio
Fairness Act

The Ohio Fairness Act would add sexual orientation and gender identity or expression to the laws that make discrimination illegal in Ohio. That’s right—in most parts of Ohio, it’s still legal to discriminate against LGBTQ people.

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LegislationUpdates in Legislation

SB11

Level: State
Status: Received Sponsor Testimony
Equality Ohio Position: Support
Topics: Nondiscrimination

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2016-2018 HB36, “Pastor Protection Act”

Level: Statewide
Status: Unpassed
Equality Ohio Position: Oppose
Topics: Nondiscrimination

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Get InvolvedWhat Can You Do?

Equality Ohio is working for YOU.

We’re working to pass a statewide nondiscrimination bill, and we’re supporting municipalities as they seek to add nondiscrimination protections at the local level.

Through our commitment to racial and social justice, we’re addressing issues of inequality at the margins. And with our commitment to expanding inclusive faith traditions, we’re mobilizing communities of faith across Ohio to help end LGBTQ inequality.

The work of realizing a fair and welcoming Ohio requires real conversations with real people. With your help, we give Ohioans the opportunity to engage in ways that affect change, not only on a statewide level, but in their neighborhoods and cities.

When you support the work of Equality Ohio Education Fund, you are fueling life-changing connections in homes, churches, and businesses across the state.

Donate today. Let your dollars become the words that change the heart and mind of our next Ally.

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Recent NewsStay Informed

The Trump Administration is Trying to Block Transgender Ohioans from Homeless Shelters. We had some opinions about that.

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Don’t Touch Your Ballot Without It: A Deeper Dive into our 2020 Elected Official Scorecard

Our 2020 Elected Official Scorecard is ready to help you prepare to vote this November! It grades current members of the Ohio General Assembly, as well as candidates for President and Vice President. Democratic nominees, Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris earned a B and an A, respectively, while both President Donald Trump […]

Bill Designating Pride Month Introduced in Ohio House

Today, Representative Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and 29 of her colleagues introduced HB729, which will permanently designate June as Pride Month in Ohio.  Designating Pride Month would be an important first step in ensuring that LGBTQ people are visibly reflected in Ohio law. By introducing this bill, Rep. Galonski and her colleagues are telling LGBTQ Ohioans […]

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LGBTQ+ Ohioans deserve to age with dignity!

Hear about the state of protections for LGBTQ+ elders in Ohio from a dynamite panel moderated by activist Jim Obergefell this Thursday, Oct. 22 at 5pm.

http://bit.ly/OhioTownHall

You're voting right?

Dom shows you how to use our Elected Officials Scorecard to know where your representatives stand on LGBTQ+ issues. #DontTouchYourBallotWithoutIt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBerDn1MCyU