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Tag Archives: Discrimination

Category Archives: Discrimination

How will the Court’s employment discrimination cases impact other discrimination protections?

For the past several weeks, the Equality Ohio Legal Clinic has covered the trio of cases in front of the Supreme Court concerning Title VII employment protections for LGBTQ people on the basis of sex. I highly recommend the articles written by my colleagues Emily Meyer and Kate Mozynski if you need a quick refresher […]

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Category Archives: Discrimination

SCOTUS considering LGBTQ employment discrimination cases

On Tuesday, October 8 the Supreme Court of the United States will hear three cases about LGBTQ employment discrimination that will determine if federal law protects LGBTQ people.   I can’t overstate the importance of these cases. The Court must affirm that LGBTQ people have the right to work and be judged only on their merit […]

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Back to School: Creating a Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ Students

As my retired-school-teacher mother always says, once you start hearing those cicadas in Ohio in mid-August, you know a new school year is upon us. And here (and hear) we are. It’s a sorry fact that LGBTQ youth in our schools face increased harassment and bullying, by fellow students and also faculty and staff, as […]

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I volunteered with Equality Ohio. Here’s what it was like.

Equality Ohio regularly offers volunteer opportunities, all of which are geared towards helping the LGBTQ population in Ohio. Despite, my passion for the cause, I had often dismissed these opportunities by telling myself that I was too busy to participate, despite having a bit more time in my schedule than I was willing to admit. […]

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Category Archives: Discrimination

Eviction Expungement in Cleveland

America is currently undergoing an eviction epidemic. In Cuyahoga County alone, over 27,000 eviction cases are filed every year, in large part due to lack of affordable housing options for low-income residents. Extreme hardship can often follow an eviction and make it incredibly difficult for residents to find proper housing. To remedy this, the Cleveland […]

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