Make a Call
In just a couple minutes, you can make a powerful impact. Legislators take calls from people very seriously.
Please call Representative Scott Lipps at 614-756-2160. He is the chair of the Ohio House Health Committee, so he can decide whether HB503 receives hearings. Since this issue impacts all Ohioans, he needs to hear from all of us, regardless of your district.
You will likely speak to an aide, or if it’s after hours, you’ll leave a voicemail.
Say something like this:
My name is [name] and I am calling to ask that Representative Lipps moves House Bill 503 forward by holding hearings on it as soon as possible. This bill would protect LGBTQ youth from the harmful and medically rejected practice of so-called “conversion therapy”. This practice has a devastating effect on LGBTQ youth across the country by exacerbating suicide rates among LGBTQ youth and causing irreparable harm.
|Level||Title||Number||Status||Equality Ohio Position||Topics|
|state||Designate Pride Month||SB138||Referred to Government Oversight and Reform||Support||Pride Month|
|state||Designating “Coming Out Day”||HB363||Referred to State & Local Government Committee 10/9/2019||Support||Coming Out Day|
|federal||Equality Act||HR5||Passed House of Representatives 5/17/2019||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||LGBTQ Youth Medical Care Ban||HB513||Referred to Health 3/10/20||Oppose||LGBTQ Youth, Healthcare|
|state||Ohio Fairness Act (House)||HB369||Sponsor Testimony 11/19/2019||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||Ohio Fairness Act (Senate)||SB11||Proponent Testimony 5/22/2019||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||Protecting Youth from Conversion “Therapy” (House)||HB503||Referred to Health 2/19/20||Support||Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth|
|state||Protecting Youth from Conversion “Therapy” (Senate)||SB130||Referred to Health, Human Services and Medicaid 5/1/19||Support||Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth|
|state||Transgender Athlete Ban||HB527||Referred to Primary & Secondary Education 3/10/20||Oppose||LGBTQ Youth, High School and College Sports|
|local||Westerville Nondiscrimination & Hate Crimes Ordinances||2019-18 & 2019-19||PASSED 11/19/19||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination, Hate Crimes|
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