Topics :: Ohio

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100-Year-Old Church Installs Gay Pastor

Monday Aug 18, 2014
An Ohio church marking its 100th anniversary has installed its first openly gay pastor.

Gay Games 9 to Begin Saturday in Ohio

By Mark Gillespie | Friday Aug 8, 2014
If Cleveland and Akron seem like odd choices to host the international Gay Games, that's because they are.

Gay Marriage Cases in Ohio Draw Activists

By Lisa Cornwell | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A 61-year-old man who says he wants to show that gay couples share the same values as heterosexual ones has camped out overnight outside a federal courthouse in Cincinnati to secure a courtroom seat for oral arguments over bans on same-sex marriage.

Gay Marriage Arguments Ring a Bell in Cincinnati

By Dan Sewell | Monday Aug 4, 2014
For Chris Seelbach, the legal challenges to state bans on gay marriage being argued this week in federal appeals court in Cincinnati mark another milestone - not just for gay rights, but for the city he calls home.

Television Ads Supporting Gay Marriage Start in Ohio

Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
A group supporting same-sex marriage in Ohio is airing its first television ad as a federal appeals court prepares to hear oral arguments on the issue.

Same-Sex Weddings Prohibited at Ohio Statehouse

Friday Jul 18, 2014
A board has maintained a policy preventing same-sex couples and others without valid Ohio wedding licenses from renting the Ohio Statehouse and its grounds for weddings and receptions.

Ohio's AG's Filings Are Preview in Gay Marriage Case

Thursday Jul 17, 2014
The Ohio Attorney General's Office is urging an appeals court to reject arguments that the state should have to recognize gay marriage, saying that decision should be left to voters.

Sen. Portman: Could Consider '16 Presidential Bid

By Dan Sewell and Julie Carr Smyth | Friday Jul 11, 2014
Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday he has definite plans to run in 2016 - at least for re-election. Whether he decides to aim higher, he said, will depend on the field of presidential candidates and the issues they campaign on.

Arguments Detailed in Ohio Gay Marriage Fight

Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Attorneys for same-sex couples fighting to have their marriages recognized in Ohio are urging a federal appeals court to strike down the state’s gay marriage ban, arguing that it’s unconstitutional and demeaning.

George Takei Leads Columbus Pride Parade

Monday Jun 23, 2014
"Star Trek" actor and gay activist George Takei kicked off a gay pride parade in central Ohio.

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