18th August 2014
US pastor: People ‘grossly misinterpret’ the Bible on gays – Jesus just said to love everyone 24
11:20 AM — An openly gay pastor who was installed in the US state of Ohio at the weekend has said he thinks critics of homosexuality have misinterpreted the bible.
16th August 2014
US: Ohio mayors sign up to support same-sex marriage
6:12 PM — Over a dozen Ohio mayors have signed a national pledge in favour of same-sex marriage.
9th August 2014
Thousands converge on Cleveland, Ohio for 9th Gay Games 5
8:04 PM — Thousands are heading for Cleveland, Ohio, for the opening ceremony of the 9th Gay Games.
Gay Games adverts attempt to reclaim the phrase ‘that’s so gay’ 5
10:26 AM — The 2014 Gay Games kick off today in Cleveland, Ohio. And the ads for the event are pretty gay.
8th August 2014
United Church of Christ becomes first denomination to sponsor Gay Games 6
7:13 PM — The United Church of Christ has been announced as the first denomination to sponsor the Gay Games.
6th August 2014
US: Federal court hearing marriage ban appeals from four states at once 1
11:00 AM — A federal appeals court will today hear appeals from four states at once against rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans.
19th July 2014
US: Ohio Statehouse keeps ban on same-sex wedding receptions 2
3:33 PM — The Ohio Statehouse will continue to ban all same-sex wedding receptions and ceremonies.
18th July 2014
US: Cleveland UCC becomes the first church to sponsor Gay Games 2014 1
6:09 PM — The United Church of Christ (UCC) in Cleveland has announced it will sponsor the international Gay Games to be hosted by the city next month, making it the first major religious denomination to do so.
US: Flyers for ‘Straight White Guy Festival’ distributed in Ohio 41
5:43 PM — Flyers for a Straight White Guy Festival have been distributed in Ohio.
16th July 2014
US: Ohio Attorney General asks federal court to overturn ruling in favour of same-sex marriage 1
5:03 PM — The Attorney General of the US state of Ohio has asked for a federal judge to overturn an earlier ruling in favour of four gay couples.
9th July 2014
US: Ohio same-sex couple denied family public pool passes 6
10:56 PM — An Ohio same-sex couple was denied family passes at a public pool due to city ordinance wording that states "a family pass must be issued to a mother and father."
28th June 2014
US: Trans woman shot dead in Cincinnati 3
5:32 PM — Police are investigating the murder of a trans woman, after she was found gunned down in the middle of the street.
21st June 2014
US: Ohio group drops plans for November state ballot on equal marriage
3:05 PM — Plans for a state ballot this year to overturn Ohio's same-sex marriage ban have shelved by groups in the state.
17th June 2014
US: Federal appeals court to hear arguments around four same-sex marriage bans
6:22 PM — A federal appeals court is to hear arguments around same-sex marriage bans in four US states.
10th May 2014
US: Catholic school teacher quits over new contract that tells her to condemn her gay son 56
6:04 PM — An Ohio Catholic school teacher has quit, rather than sign a new morality contract which requires her to condemn her gay son's homosexuality.
30th April 2014
US: Lawsuit hopes to allow gay couples to marry in Ohio
4:54 PM — A lawsuit has today been filed with a view to allowing gay and lesbian couples in the US state of Ohio to marry.
24th April 2014
US: Gay rights group seeks to intervene in challenge to Ohio same-sex marriage ban 2
5:16 PM — A leading gay rights group seeks to intervene in a case challenging Ohio's same-sex marriage ban to push for a ruling to allow gay couples to marry in the state.
22nd April 2014
US: Proposed Ohio amendment to legalise same-sex marriage advances
5:25 PM — A ballot measure to overturn the US state of Ohio's same-sex marriage ban has been given the green light.
16th April 2014
US: Judge halts enforcement of ruling that Ohio must recognise same-sex marriages 3
7:38 PM — After two days of deliberation, a federal judge has delayed the enforcement of a ruling which requires the state of Ohio to recognise out-of-state same-sex marriages.
15th April 2014
US: Man jailed for 30 months for beating disabled brother to ‘push the gay out of him’ 13
9:16 PM — An Ohio man has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail, after he tried to 'push the gay out of' his disabled brother by beating him.