2018 HRC-Backed Election Victories

  • Sen. Sherrod Brown (U.S. Senate)
  • Nickie Antonio (Ohio State Senate) 

As part of HRC Rising, HRC’s bold, proactive grassroots expansion, HRC is making an especially strong, early push to organize in Ohio against the Trump-Pence agenda and support pro-equality candidates in coming elections. Learn more here.

On January 31, HRC was proud to attend the hearing for the Ohio Fairness Act, a non-discrimination bill that would protect LGBTQ people in Ohio in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations. Read more about Ohioans who testified.

HRC Rising Ohio State Team

HRC’s new report, A Path To Victory In 2018: The Power Of The Equality Voter, illustrates the growing political power of the LGBTQ movement and HRC’s groundbreaking work to mobilize millions of “Equality Voters” in the 2018 elections.

Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality in Ohio alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Find out more about what HRC is doing for LGBTQ equality in Ohio and how you can get involved with the local communities in Cleveland, Columbus and Greater Cincinnati.

The existing patchwork of legal protections for LGBTQ people in the United States leaves millions subject to uncertainty and potential discrimination. That’s why the Human Rights Campaign is continuing the fight on the local, state and federal levels for full LGBTQ equality.

If you are a reporter seeking up to the minute information about measures in Ohio, please email press@hrc.org and/or subscribe to our daily tipsheet.

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