Ohio Public Radio

Both of Ohio's U.S. Senators have expressed surprise at President Trump's announcement that he will bar transgender people from serving in the military.


Columbus City Council is considering legislation to ban the use of so-called "conversion therapy" on LGBTQ youth. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County judge has ruled the Columbus man accused of killing a transgender woman is not competent to stand trial.


Columbus City Council last night approved a resolution prohibiting municipal employees from making non-essential trips to North Carolina in response to that state’s law requiring people to use bathrooms based on the gender on that person's birth certificate.

Franklin County Commission employees won't be traveling to North Carolina or Mississippi on official business anymore. 


Columbus City Council tonight is scheduled to consider a ban on unnecessary travel by city employees to North Carolina in protest of that state's recently enacted law mandating which public restrooms transgender people are allowed to use.


The owner of a Cincinnati restaurant is apologizing for what he now says was a crude joke about former olympic champion Bruce Jenner's transition to becoming a woman. 

The family is reunited again, but the mother of a 15-year old transgender teen whose disappearance over the weekend sparked a 3-day search says she is disappointed in the way the Columbus police handled the case.  

The City of Cincinnati is now offering health insurance to municipal employees and their spouses that will cover transgender surgeries.

State To Resume Hormone Treatments for Transgender Inmate

Apr 2, 2014

A federal judge has ordered Ohio to restore hormone treatment to a transgender inmate who sued after her treatments were stopped.