Stonewall Columbus

Stonewall Columbus Director Karla Rothan, who came under fire last year after four African-American protesters were arrested during the Columbus Pride parade, has announced in a letter that she is retiring.

A local LGBTQ-rights group is attempting to answer criticism about its lack of diversity.

Dozens of people held a demonstration last night at a community meeting sponsored by Stonewall Columbus.

It will cost Columbus taxpayers 430 thousand dollars less this year to dump their trash into the Franklin County landfill.

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.

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.

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.

Columbus' annual gay pride parade starts on Saturday at Noon.

City Council Roundup

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.