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Ohioan again seeks same-sex divorce; 1st request was undone

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Brenda Mohney, of Rockbridge, filed a new divorce complaint last week in Athens County court.
Brenda Mohney's request for a same-sex divorce was accidentally granted and then denied. Now, she's asking for a redo. ...

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Ohio makes significant changes after gay marriage ruling

Monday, July 20, 2015
Jim Obergefell speaks during the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Ceremony.
Same-sex couples in Ohio can hold their weddings in the Statehouse, file their state taxes jointly, and list spouses on death certificates. ...

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Ohio court: Minister changes stance on gay weddings

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Lucas County Courthouse in Toledo, Ohio
Court officials in Toledo say the minister performed two same-sex marriages late last week. ...

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Ohio Air Force base to hold LGBT run celebrating diversity

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio will be holding a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender run.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base says in a release that the 5K Diversity Color Run on Thursday is open to everyone and will cost participants $10 each. ...

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Columbus mayor to officiate gay weddings outside City Hall

Saturday, July 11, 2015
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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman was scheduled to officiate the marriages of 15 gay couples Saturday outside City Hall. Coleman's office invited couples to submit their relationship stories to be picked for the occasion. ...

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Toledo judge takes over weddings after gay couple turned away

Friday, July 10, 2015
Lucas County Courthouse in Toledo, Ohio
Toledo Municipal Judge Michelle Wagner says she doesn't want to see a same-sex couple go before a judge who is not interested in conducting the ceremony. She said it is her privilege to perform those weddings. ...

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Ohio high court orders use of gender-neutral language

Friday, July 3, 2015
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The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the use of gender-neutral references in family court cases in place of words such as husband and wife following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage across the count ...

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Lead plaintiff in same-sex marriage case gets hero’s welcome at Cincinnati pride

Sunday, June 28, 2015
James Obergefell, center, the lead plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage case, Obergefell v. Hodges, waves during the Cincinnati Pride parade, Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Cincinnati.
A Cincinnati native who was the lead plaintiff in the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage has come back to his hometown to celebrate. ...

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Same-sex marriages get underway in Ohio, home of lead Supreme Court plaintiff

Friday, June 26, 2015
Mindy Ross, left, and Jimmie Beall celebrate at the counter after putting down their money to receive a marriage license in Probate Court on June 26, 2015 in Columbus.
Same-sex marriages began Friday across Ohio within hours of the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling that rejected the state's 2004 ban and allowed such unions anywhere in the country. ...

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Officials close investigation in trans teen’s suicide, refer to her as ‘Mr. Alcorn’ in final report

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Leelah Alcorn
The death of a troubled transgender teenager who begged people to fix society has been deemed a suicide. ...

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