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.
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
- City of Columbus Launches Know HIV, No Fear Campaign
- Impact Report of Coronavirus on LGBTQ people
- Impact Statement on Coronavirus and Marginalized People
- Rep. Joyce Beatty (OH-3)
- Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9)
- Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH-11)
- Rep. TIm Ryan (OH-13)
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
Racial Equality and Black Lives Matter
- HRC joins more than 100 LGBTQ organizations demaning for lawmakers to take action to end white supremacy and an embrace of anti-racism in politicing.
- HRC President Alphonso David shares a message to the Black queer community for Pride
#Pride began with protest, & this moment requires that we take action to embrace anti-racism & end white supremacy. As we celebrate, let us remember that we need greater intentionality to effect change for all of us, not just some of us. #Pride2020 #BlacklivesMatter pic.twitter.com/0SrVReYxgN— HRC in Ohio (@HRC_OH) June 2, 2020
Reynoldsburg, Ohio Passes LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination protections.
University Heights becomes the 30th city in Ohio to pass comprehensive LGBTQ protections
��️�� Huge Milestone: University Heights passes comprehensive non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people, making it the 30th city in Ohio to do so.— HRC in Ohio (@HRC_OH) June 5, 2020
This highlights the importance of local government. pic.twitter.com/ySqts43yYD
Human Rights Campaign releases report featuring two LGBTQ-inclusive healthcare facilities in Ohio:
It is outrageous that @RepBeatty & her constituents were pepper sprayed for exercising their rights to peacefully protest. Every American has the right to peacefully gather & demand action to end racial violence & police brutality. #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/3Lbvd8qakF— HRC in Ohio (@HRC_OH) June 3, 2020
- HRC-backed candidates win 2020 primaries
- HRC spotlights Ohio state legislators Nickie Antonio and Mary Lightbody for Women's History Month on their work for LGBTQ protection bills
- Senator Sherrod Brown tells Trump to 'Stop playing Doctor" and putting people at risk
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.
- July 7 - Nov 3: Operation Swing State
- July 8: "Team" Virtual Meetup
- July 8 - July 30: Weekly Phonebank (Every Wed. and Thurs)
- July 9 - July 30: Calls with Cincy (Every Wed. and Thurs)
- July 13 July 27: "Team App Training"
- July 19: 2020 Election Phonebank
- July 30: Police Brutality: Take Action Event
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