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Newark Ohio Pride Inaugural Year!

  Newark Ohio Pride Inaugural Year!

Newark’s first Pride is coming on June 9th! Come out to the Canal Market District from 4-7PM for this FREE, family-friendly festival! Live music, vendors, community resources, PRIDE T-SHIRTS, food, and more! At 6:45PM, there will be a short procession to W. Church St. where the fun will continue into the evening at Thirty One […]

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Photos: 2017 Pride Parade

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: 2017 Pride Parade

Thousands crowded into Downtown Columbus during a very hot day for the annual Pride Parade this afternoon. This year’s festivities mark the return of the festival to the Riverfront, so the parade’s route was reversed to travel south on High Street, starting off in the Short North. — Editor’s Note by Walker Evans. For more […]

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Queer Behavior is About “Empowering People and Unifying in Columbus”

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Queer Behavior is About “Empowering People and Unifying in Columbus”

As we enter the new year, ‘Queer Behavior,’ Columbus’ organization for queers of all ages is working towards further establishing itself as a citywide staple. The group first began organizing in 2009 and works to unite Columbus’ queer community through interaction and organization while being open to absolutely anyone. Whether you identify as queer or […]

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Judge Rules that Ohio Must Recognize Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages

Walker Evans Walker Evans Judge Rules that Ohio Must Recognize Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages

A historic ruling was made today when federal Judge Timothy Black overturned a portion of Ohio’s marriage ban, stating that Ohio must recognize same sex marriage licenses of couples who have legal wed in other states. “This is a historic day for all Ohioans,” stated Why Marriage Matters Campaign Manager, Michael Premo. “This ruling is […]

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Infographic: Columbus is the Gayest Big City in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Infographic: Columbus is the Gayest Big City in Ohio

This will probably come as little surprise to most Central Ohioans, but Columbus has been noted by Community Research Partners as the gayest big city in Ohio based on number of same-sex couples per households in the latest available US census data. The gayest smaller-size city (pop: 5,000-50,000)  is Mayfield Heights (a Cleveland suburb) and […]

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Ohio Statehouse Prohibits Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ohio Statehouse Prohibits Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

As Columbus continues to be regularly recognized as one of the most gay-friendly cities in the United States, a new article from Outlook Magazine is out to remind readers that the State of Ohio continues to discriminate against its citizens with antiquated and unnecessary rules and regulations. “Our story, written by writer Eli Johnson, is […]

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Why Marriage Matters Ohio Campaign Launches Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans Why Marriage Matters Ohio Campaign Launches Today

A new marriage quality educational campaign called “Why Marriage Matters” was launched across Ohio today as a new effort to support statewide marriage rights for committed couples of all orientations. Three simultaneous launch events took place in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati this morning, featuring speakers from founding organizations including Equality Ohio Education Fund, Freedom to […]

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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