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Trans Day of Visibility
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March 22, 2024

LGBTQ+ Ohioans host events to celebrate 2024 Transgender Day of Visibility

MacKenzie Scott
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March 22, 2024

MacKenzie Scott donates over $30 million to LGBTQ+ nonprofits: 'Vital agents of change'

Bernie Moreno
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March 21, 2024

Extreme anti-equality politician Bernie Moreno won Ohio's Republican U.S. Senate Primary

MackKenzie Scott
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March 21, 2024

Billionaire and Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott awards LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland $2M

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March 12, 2024

Settlement allows Florida teachers to 'say gay' in classroom

Ohio Gay state
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March 11, 2024

Study Says Ohio Is One of America’s Gayest States

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March 01, 2024

How to find LGBTQ-friendly employers

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February 19, 2024

‘This is life or death’: Ohio transgender care ban will harm queer health, experts say

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February 16, 2024

Proposed questions on sexual orientation and gender identity for the Census Bureau’s biggest survey

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February 13, 2024

GLAAD Releases its First-Ever Report on LGBTQ Inclusion in Video Games

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February 8, 2024

Ohio Health Department backpedals on proposed adult gender-affirming care restrictions

Pope Francis
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February 7, 2024

Pope denounces ‘hypocrisy’ of those who criticize LGBTQ blessings

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February 2, 2024

ACLU mounting legal challenge against Ohio gender-affirming care ban

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January 31, 2024

Ohio man sentenced to 18 years in prison for firebombing LGBTQ-friendly church

LGBTQ religion trauma
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January 29, 2024

Religious trauma still haunts millions of LGBTQ Americans

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January 24, 2024

Ohio Senate overrides governor’s veto on trans healthcare & sports bans

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January 22, 2024

3 of Ohio's trans candidates will remain on the ballot

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January 12, 2024

9 LGBTQ entrepreneurs and CEOs paving the way for future generations

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January 10, 2024

Ohio House votes to overturn governor’s veto of transgender health care ban, athlete restrictions

Columbus Pride
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January 09, 2024

From 'heartbreak' to relief, Northeast Ohio families share mixed reactions to potential HB 68 veto override

LGBTQ+
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January 08, 2024

Record number of anti-LGBTQ bills were introduced in 2023

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January 09, 2024

Trans healthcare, abortion, & more: These are the LGBTQ+ laws that took effect January 1

Gov. Mike DeWine
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January 08, 2024

Governor DeWine's Executive Order is a De Facto Ban on Transgender Care

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January 05, 2024

Gov. Mike DeWine signs executive order to ban gender reassignment surgery for minors after HB 68 veto

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January 05, 2024

Ohio House Ends Vacation Early to Challenge Governor Veto of Anti-Trans Law

Vanessa Joy
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January 04, 2024

Transgender woman running for Ohio House disqualified for not disclosing deadname

drone photos of PRIDE in the CLE March | Downtown Cleveland, Ohio | JUNE 2022 | image by: aerial agents
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January 02, 2024

8 Ohio cities are ranked highly for protecting LGBTQ people. Advocates say it's not enough

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December 29, 2023

Ohio’s Republican governor vetoes ban on gender-affirming care for minors

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December 20, 2023

Ohio ranks in top 5 states for ‘conversion therapy,’ study finds

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December 19, 2023

From drag bans to sports restrictions, 75 anti-LGBTQ bills have become law in 2023

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December 19, 2023

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland gives it’s take on Pope Francis’ new document

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December 18, 2023

Pope Francis authorizes blessings for same-sex couples

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December 15, 2023

National Film Registry's LGBTQ collection is growing

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December 14, 2023

Ohio governor urged to use veto after anti-trans bill approved by legislature

COLUMBUS, Ohio — DECEMBER 13: Advocates for the trans community protest outside the Senate Chamber and repeatedly shouted “shame” when they heard that lawmakers had passed HB 68 that bans gender-affirming care for transgender youth and bars transgender kids from participating on sports teams, December 13, 2023, at the Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Graham Stokes for Ohio Capital Journal)
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December 13, 2023

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to ban trans youth from gender-affirming care, athletics

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December 13, 2023

Ohio’s LGBTQ+ population among largest in U.S., report says

WKYC "We The People"
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December 11, 2023

Rainbow Pioneers featured on WKYC's "We The People" show

Catholic Church
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December 11, 2023

After Cleveland Catholic Diocese's Anti-LGBTQ Policies, Confusion, Work-Arounds and Deep Concern for Students

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December 08, 2023

Ohio teacher in Hulu documentary spotlighting LGBTQ+ Midwest families

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December 06, 2023

Testimony against Ohio transgender bill begins in Senate committee

LGBTQ+ EQUALITY
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December 06, 2023

Ohio companies given mixed scores by national LGBTQ+ inclusion report

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November 15, 2023

25 Local Nonprofits Receive $2 Million to Improve Equitable Access to Care

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November 12, 2023

With policy on sexuality, gender identity, Cleveland diocese is judging who is, and is not, an image of God: Jim Sheil

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November 10, 2023

Pope’s latest push for LGBTQ parishioners goes against Cleveland bishop’s stance

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November 3, 2023

Students, alumni protest Catholic Diocese of Cleveland’s LGBTQ policy outside Eucharistic Revival Rally

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October 25, 2023

Dozens of LGBTQ+ Ohioans and Allies Receive Awards for Activism and Advocacy

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October 18, 2023

Cleveland Diocese LGBTQ policy a 'slap in the face' to God's creation

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October 11, 2023

National Coming Out Day: 35 years of 'coming out' and its importance

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October 5, 2023

Cleveland Heights takes steps to protect LGBTQ+ students at their city's catholic schools

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October 2, 2023

Our Neighborly Work In Action: A Reflection on the Whirlwind Month of Advocacy by The LGBT Community Center

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September 27, 2023

Cleveland Bishop’s New LGBT Student Policy Attacked By Democrat Mayor, Some Catholics

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September 27, 2023

Op-Ed: I Was Raised Catholic in Cleveland. The Diocese's Anti-LGBTQ Policies Are a Huge Mistake

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September 26, 2023

Cleveland Heights mayor responds to diocesan school policy involving LGBTQ+ students

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September 26, 2023

Some Catholic schools independent of the Cleveland Diocese appear to distance themselves from new LGBTQ policy

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September 15, 2023

Nine inductees named for Heights High Hall of Fame, including Center ED Phyllis Harris

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September 12, 2023

New Catholic Diocese of Cleveland policy bars 'preferred pronouns,' LGBTQ+ expression, gender-affirming care

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September 12, 2023

Cleveland Catholic Diocese bans preferred pronouns in new ‘sexuality and gender identity’ policy

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September 12, 2023

Cleveland-area Catholics react to diocese’s policy on ‘issues of sexuality and gender identity’

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September 12, 2023

Parishes, schools run by Catholic Diocese of Cleveland are barred from LGBTQ+ expression

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August 3, 2023

Proud Summer: A Dive Into Cleveland's Rich LGBTQ+ History

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August 3, 2023

Healthcare will not be accessible to all until gender, sexuality and disability are included

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August 2, 2023

Ohio Republicans push for chaplains in schools in new bill

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August 1, 2023

LGBTQ+ Nutrition Program Receives Grant Funding From Whole Foods Thanks to Intern’s Initiative

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July 20, 2023

Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) announces Power of Change honorees for second year

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June 30, 2023

Locals react after High Court rules designer can refuse to work with same-sex couples

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June 30, 2023

Cleveland City Hall Opens First Gender-Inclusive Bathroom

SPACES
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June 6, 2023

$75,000 Joyce Foundation grant for 'Queer Futures' project at Spaces underscores gallery's view of art as activism

CLE.COM
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June 3, 2023

Thousands fill downtown Cleveland for the 2023 Pride in the CLE parade and festival (photos)

Kenny
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June 1, 2023

Kickin' it with Kenny Morning Show: Kenny previews Pride in the CLE

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June 1, 2023

Phyllis Harris joins Gaywaves to talk about Pride in the CLE

Needs
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June 1, 2023

1st Greater Cleveland LGBTQ+ Needs Assessment at Pride in the CLE Fest

TRANS+
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March 22nd, 2023

Continuing Growth: Announcing Trans+ at The Center

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February 10th, 2023

FDA proposes new blood donation guidelines for gay, bisexual men

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February 1st, 2023

Queer Youth Initiative in Cleveland provides safe place for LGBTQ youth

David Silverman
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January 18th, 2023

1 big thing: LGBTQ+ community looks for answers

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January 12th, 2023

Pride CLE to Return to Downtown Cleveland

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January 12th, 2023

Advocate and Celebrate: Pride in the CLE Returns

Phyllis Harris
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January 10th, 2023

Phyllis Harris in Crain's Power 150

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November 8th, 2022

Why election could be turning point

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October 21st, 2022

Center hosts 14th Heritage Day Award

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October 20th, 2022

"To be back in person is beautiful"

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August 5th, 2022

LGBT activists criticize Ohio, federal response to monkeypox outbreak

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