2nd January 2015
Leelah Alcorn’s funeral postponed after ‘threats’ against family 13
11:25 PM — The funeral for a transgender teenager who killed herself last week has been postponed after her family received threats.
Vigils to be held tomorrow for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn 11
6:51 PM — Vigils are set to be held tomorrow in memory of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn.
30th December 2014
Trans teen publishes heartbreaking suicide note: ‘This life isn’t worth living’ 77
6:35 PM — A trans teenager from the US state of Ohio has published a heart-wrenching suicide note online before taking her own life.
5th December 2014
Whoops! Judge mistakenly grants first divorce to same-sex couple 2
7:27 PM — A judge has mistakenly granted his state's first same-sex divorce to a lesbian couple.
10th November 2014
US: Man arrested over vicious attack on Ohio trans activist 3
12:33 PM — One man has been arrested over a brutal assault which left an Ohio trans woman with her jaw shattered.
8th November 2014
This student’s response to being attacked for kissing his boyfriend is truly inspiring 14
7:20 PM — A student who was the victim of a homophobic attack has been praised for a defiant message he posted after the incident.
7th November 2014
US: Trans woman hospitalised after punched and kicked to near death 9
12:49 PM — A trans woman from Ohio had to have two life-saving surgeries after she was attacked in broad daylight this week by at least three men.
6th November 2014
US: Federal court upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans 11
10:59 PM — Four states have had their bans on same-sex marriage upheld, in a first in the legal battle to allow gay and lesbian couples across the US to marry.
17th September 2014
Justice Ginsburg: 6th Circuit will dictate marriage equality timeline for Supreme Court 2
8:24 PM — On Monday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that people should look to the US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision for answers to win the US Supreme Court will weigh in on same-sex marriage.
26th August 2014
US: Cincinnati to cover transition-related procedures under health insurance 1
8:00 PM — Medically necessary transition-related procedures will be covered under Cincinnati, Ohio's health insurance starting next year.
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.