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Equality Ohio often hears from LGBTQ people who are in a bind; sometimes because Ohio’s laws often leave them out, and sometimes because many systems just aren’t set up to serve LGBTQ people.
The legal clinic offers many free legal services, like consumer law (such as fraud and identity theft), family law, civil rights, administrative help (such as SSI or disability) and more.
In order to access the legal clinic, your income must be within 300% of the federal poverty level.
The clinic can be accessed by calling 855-LGBT-LAW or filling out an intake form below.
Fill out an intake right here and we will contact you to get more information.
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Since its creation in 1996, the Ohio Drug Court program has expanded from 3 specialty dockets to 112, spanning 54 counties. Last month, Governor Mike DeWine proposed the creation of 30 additional drug courts across the state, especially in those 34 counties that do not have a specialty docket available. According to several surveys completed […]
Despite the lack of explicit federal statutory protections against discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity, there currently are some protections afforded by federal administrative agencies. One of these administrative protections is in the employment context. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 created the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC is […]
There are approximately 1.4 million transgender people currently living in the United States. We may never have an accurate account of how many gender variant people live here in Ohio, but with a population of roughly 11.7 million, I would confidently estimate it to be in the thousands. According to the National Center for Transgender […]