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June

Ohio’s Mark of Shame In just three states—Ohio, Kansas and Tennessee— transgender people are not allowed to change the gender markers on their birth certificates, a rule that outs them against their wishes and subjects them to humiliation, discrimination and danger. A federal lawsuit aims to change that.

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PRIDE 2018 Pride isn’t just celebrated in the gayborhood these days. LGBTQ people and our allies in 16 Ohio cities have events planned between now and August.

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Dayton Pride

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Pride Across Ohio

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Cleveland’s Pride in the CLE Columbus Pride Columbus Community Pride Cincinnati Pride … or at least it can be with our health and safety tips.

POLITICS Richard Cordray spoke out for LGBTQ civil rights long before most other politicians. He’s sharing a pro-equality message this year as he seeks to become Ohio’s next governor.

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Sherrod Brown wants you to know: He’s got your back. Also, Nickie Antonio, Rick Neal and other LGBTQ winners in the May primary.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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LGBTQ musicians—and LGBTQ favorites—are on the summer concert bill all across Ohio.

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Big Freedia twerks her way to Ohio with a June 16 performance in Cleveland.

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LGBTQ YOUTH A conversation with three transgender teens in Cincinnati gives us hope for all trans kids.

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In just six months, Cincinnati’s Living With Change Foundation already has had a positive effect for trans youth and their families.

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FASHION Happy Birthday, Torso! The Columbus shop that has kept queer customers happy for 20 years is featured in our June fashion shoot.

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