2020 ElectionLocal Issues | Elected Leaders | Local Events 

HRC in Ohio

Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality in Ohio alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Join our team in Ohio as we work to defend the rights of LGBTQ people, immigrants, women, people of color and more.   

Coronavirus Updates

As COVID-19 sweeps the world, every community has been affected. The LGBTQ community, Black communities, and other communities of color have faced heightened challenges due to our economic and health care disparities. HRC in Ohio  is dedicated to providing news and resources around the coronavirus pandemic. Visit HRC's COVID Center for more info. 

LGBTQ Resources and News for Coronavirus 

2020 Election

HRC-Endorsed Candidates


Joe Biden for US President


  • Rep. Joyce Beatty (OH-3)
  • Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9)
  • Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH-11)
  • Rep. TIm Ryan (OH-13)

Pro-LGBTQ Candidates Win Primaries Across Ohio

Join us & Turn Out the vote

As we mobilize toward November, you can take activism inside and make an impact right where you are by: joining us at hrc.im/OHFacebook

Local Issues

Racial Equality and Black Lives Matter

Non-Discrimination Protections 

Reynoldsburg, Ohio Passes LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination protections.

University Heights becomes the 30th city in Ohio to pass comprehensive LGBTQ protections 

Health care 

Human Rights Campaign releases report featuring two LGBTQ-inclusive healthcare facilities in Ohio: 

1. Cincy's Children Hospital 

2. Nationwide Children's Hospital

Ohio's Elected Leaders

See How Your Elected Leaders Rank on Equality

Local Events

HRC to moves to virtual events due to coronavirus. 

Our #1 priority is the health and safety of our members, supporters & staff. For that reason, we have decided to cancel or postpone all of our public events through the weekend of April 28. Remote or virtual events are available. 

Remote or Virtual Events

If you are a reporter seeking up to the minute information about measures in Ohio, please email press@hrc.org. 

Paid for by Human Rights Campaign PAC (www.hrc.org) and authorized by BEATTY FOR CONGRESS, KAPTUR FOR CONGRESS, MARCIA FUDGE FOR CONGRESS and TIM RYAN FOR CONGRESS

Featured Resources

View All Resources
Buyers Guide
Recent Tweets

Select A State