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Transgender Ohioans Win Birth Certificate Lawsuit

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Transgender Ohioans Win Birth Certificate Lawsuit

By Susan Tebben Four transgender Ohioans who sued the state after it refused to change their birth certificates to reflect their identities have won their lawsuit. A judge in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division ruled in favor of Stacie Ray, Basil Argento, Jane Doe, and Ashley Breda, saying an […]

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Video: Pride, Criminal Justice, and How they Connect

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: Pride, Criminal Justice, and How they Connect

Though the festivities have come to an end, Pride month is still in full swing. To commemorate, CU invited Black Queer and Intersectional Collective (BQIC) co-founder Dkèama Alexis to discuss issues affecting the LGBTQIA+ community, black communities and communities at the intersection. Learn the story of CeCe McDonald, the violence that queer and trans women […]

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Giving Voice to LGBTQ Older Adults Conference

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Giving Voice to LGBTQ Older Adults Conference

The first Giving Voice to LGBTQ Older Adults Conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018. We hope you will join us to discuss this important topic. The event will include the Columbus premier of “Gen Silent” and workshops. Here is the link to the event on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2FlLNv3 Registration is available […]

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How to Participate in International Women’s Day in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega How to Participate in International Women’s Day in Columbus

International Women’s Day is here, an annual reminder of women’s continual struggle and a celebration of their successes in spite of it. It’s a tradition carried forward since 1908. But, even if it can be counted on to show up every year on March 8, IWD’s theme is malleable, often conforming to the current events […]

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City Council Holds Hearing on Conversion Therapy

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Council Holds Hearing on Conversion Therapy

Columbus City Council is considering a citywide ban on conversion therapy for minors, making Columbus the third city in Ohio to take local action against the practice. Council held a public hearing last night to hear public and professional testimony against conversion, or “reparative,” therapy, a practice used by mental health professionals intended to change […]

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