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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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Is Porn a Public Health Hazard? Proposed Ohio Laws Tackle That Topic & More

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Is Porn a Public Health Hazard? Proposed Ohio Laws Tackle That Topic & More

By Susan Tebben Several bills regarding sex and gender issues are being considered in the Ohio legislature, including a bill to prohibit transition-related medicine for transgender youth, a bill to make pornography a public health hazard, and one that aims to cease conversion therapy. Transgender-related medicine A bill still being drafted by state Rep. Ron […]

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BQIC Holding Columbus March for Black Trans Women

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman BQIC Holding Columbus March for Black Trans Women

On Saturday, November 2, community activists Black Queer & Intersectional Collective (BQIC) will hold a march of solidarity through the Short North for Black trans women who have lost their lives this year due to violence. Activists and community members will gather at North High Street and West Poplar Avenue at 5:30 p.m., and march […]

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Gayme Night at Kingmakers with BRAVO

  Gayme Night at Kingmakers with BRAVO

GAYMERS UNITE! Kingmakers and the Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (Bravo) will be teaming up every third Wednesday of the month for Gayme Night! 18% of the proceeds from the evening will be donated directly to Bravo! BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetrated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification, domestic violence, and sexual […]

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Four Arrested During Protest at PRIDE Parade

Walker Evans Walker Evans Four Arrested During Protest at PRIDE Parade

Protestors at the annual PRIDE Parade and Festival are not an uncommon sight, and are typically present to showcase anti-LGBTQ sentiment. But one group today took to the street to protest for different reasons, and the event resulted in police intervention and the arrest of four protestors. According to a post published on the International […]

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TV Review: “Transparent” Waxes Existential in Season 3

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: “Transparent” Waxes Existential in Season 3

“When one person in a family transitions, everyone transitions.” Shelly (Judith Light) said it best during her well-received temple talk. The past seasons have found the Pfefferman family members in a holding pattern, stuck in their own transitions, waiting to “come out”. While Season 2 focused on epigenetics and how the Pfefferman family in 1930s […]

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LGBT Pride to Descend on Victorian Village and Short North

Grant Stancliff Grant Stancliff LGBT Pride to Descend on Victorian Village and Short North

June is Pride Month. Columbus Pride is June 20th and June 21st, and Columbus shows up in force. In fact, a big chunk of the Midwest does too: we expect approximately 300,000 people to show up for the Stonewall Center’s Pride Festival this weekend. There are a lot of Pride road-trippers, and Columbus is a […]

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