Stonewall Columbus City Council Bans "Conversion Therapy", Approves Cheaper Contract For Trash Disposal By Jim Letizia • Mar 28, 2017 spbc.blog.palmbeachpost.com It will cost Columbus taxpayers 430 thousand dollars less this year to dump their trash into the Franklin County landfill. Groups Must Have Anti-Discrimination Policy In Place To Participate In Columbus Pride Parade By Jim Letizia • Mar 21, 2017 stonewallcolumbus.org Organizers of this year's Columbus Pride Festival say businesses and other organizations who want to participate in the parade must first demonstrate they're serious about protecting LGBTQ employees. Mayor Coleman Performs Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 12, 2015 Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman performed several same-sex weddings in a ceremony Saturday outside city hall to celebrate this month's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Columbus Parade Major Part Of Pride Month Activities In Ohio By Jim Letizia • Jun 20, 2014 June is National Pride Month, and Columbus' annual Gay Pride Festival opens this afternoon at Goodale Park. A host of events are scheduled through tomorrow night. Security Enhanced For Gay Pride Parade By Jim Letizia • Jun 21, 2013 Columbus' annual gay pride parade starts on Saturday at Noon. City Council Roundup By Jim Letizia • May 14, 2013 Columbus City Council last night approved spending 2 million dollars to demolish an old municipal building at 109 North Front Street in order to construct new offices that will consolidate zoning and building services.