Advocacy in Government

Equality Ohio’s legislation tracker is a database of laws that directly or indirectly impact the LGBTQ community. We are neutral on laws that could have an impact on LGBTQ people, but currently do not.

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 Ohio Fairness Act (House) HB369 Referred to Civil Justice Committee 10/22/2019 Support LGBTQ Nondiscrimination
state Ohio Fairness Act (Senate) SB11 Proponent Testimony 5/22/2019 Support LGBTQ Nondiscrimination
state Ohio Minor Conversion “Therapy” Ban SB130 Referred to Health, Human Services and Medicaid 5/1/19 Support Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth
local Westerville Nondiscrimination & Hate Crimes Ordinances 2019-18 & 2019-19 Second Reading & Public Hearing 10/1/2019 Support LGBTQ Nondiscrimination, Hate Crimes