Tag Archives: Ohio

OHIO: Gay Activists Work To Place Repeal Of Marriage Ban On November Ballot

Activists in Ohio have launched a drive to place a repeal of the same-sex marriage ban on the November ballot. The Freedom to Marry Coalition expects to file more than 1,700 signatures of registered Ohio voters; 1,000 valid signatures are required in the first step of placing a constitutional issue before Ohio voters this fall or possibly next year. The …

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Ohio Town Rejects LGBT Rights

(Via – Think Progress)

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Atheism Billboards Are Offensive

It’s OK to tell strangers they’re going to hell, but it’s SO not OK to tell them they aren’t. So says a billboard company in Ohio. The inflammatory nature of the proposed displays would no doubt be considered offensive to much of the community and would be harmful to Lind’s community reputation and goodwill. Lind has always and will continue …

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OHIO: Huge Win For Dems & Labor

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Church Sign Of The Day

JMG reader Trent tips us to the above Ohio sign and his petition to have it removed.

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OHIO: Gay Student Assaulted By Bully, Attack Caught On Cell Phone

Equality Ohio sends us this press release: This week, a 15-year-old teenager was severely beaten in his high school class room for being gay. The attack occurred at Union-Scioto High School in Chillicothe, Ohio, and was caught on camera as fellow class members watched one teen wait for the victim to enter the room, push him to the ground and …

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AFA Poll Of The Day

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Quote Of The Day – Tony Scott

“I took it all I could take it, and I couldn’t take it anymore and I stood up. I’m a pastor, a pastor who loves his city. I’ve poured my life into this city. I feel like we’re under attack from the forces of darkness that would really like to influence people with a message that is not from God’s …

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Church Sign Of The Day

Nine of these have gone up around Toledo, Ohio in response to the one billboard that says otherwise.

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OHIO: Catholic Bishop Bans Raising Money For Breast Cancer Research

Toledo Bishop Leonard Blair has banned his parishes and schools from participating in any fundraising for breast cancer research. Because one day, maybe, some of that money might be used for stem cell research. Toledo Bishop Leonard Blair sent a letter banning the fundraising for Susan G. Komen for the Cure to all priests and parishes in the 19-county diocese …

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OHIO: Loaded Guns In Bars? Sure!

What could possibly go wrong? Ohio Republican Governor John Kasich on Thursday signed into law a bill that allows gun owners in the state to carry concealed weapons into bars and other places where alcohol is served. The measure, which was forwarded to Kasich on June 22 by the Ohio General Assembly, was signed on Thursday afternoon. Kasich is scheduled …

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OHIO: Insurance Group Offers Reward For Name Of Anti-Gay Horse Killer

Over the weekend, eight horses were burned alive in their rural Ohio barn in an arson attack on a property owned by a gay man. The words “fags are freaks” were found spray-painted on the barn. Today a $5000 reward has been offered for the name of the perpetrator. Brent Whitehouse hopes a reward of up to $5,000 offered by …

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Church Sign Of The Day

The above message is being displayed on an electronic billboard in Toledo, Ohio. The church has issued the below statement in support of their campaign. This simple statement is intended to be a gift to those who have experienced hurt and discrimination because of their real or perceived sexual orientation. The Church seeks nothing less than the healing of the …

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OHIO: Eight Horses Burned To Death In Anti-Gay Arson Attack

Eight horses were burned alive in their barn this weekend in an arson attack on a property owned by a gay man. The words “Fags are freaks” were found spray-painted on the side of the barn. Seven adult horses and one foal died as a result of an arson fire at 874 West Richards Road in McConnelsville just after 11:30 …

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Truth Fail

Matt Algren reports that protesters outnumbered attendees by 2-1 at Porno Pete’s ant-gay “Truth Academy” this weekend. Hit the link for his coverage.

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Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus And
Children’s Choir – It Gets Better

(Tipped by JMG reader Gary)

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OHIO: Anti-Gay Christian Bigots To Hold Conference On How To Not Be Called Anti-Gay Christian Bigots

Gay porn researcher Peter LaBarbera will hold a two day conference where anti-gay Christian haters will discuss how they can get people to stop calling them anti-gay Christian haters. Said Americans For Truth president Peter LaBarbera: “This is the second of dozens of Truth Academies that we hope to hold across the country. I recently went undercover at a huge …

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VIDEO: GetEQUAL Stages DOMA Sit-In At Speaker Boehner’s Ohio Office

GetEQUAL has just posted video of last week’s action.

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OHIO: GetEQUAL Sits-In At Speaker Boehner’s Office, Arrest made

Via press release: West Chester — Minutes ago, activists from GetEQUAL Ohio — a direct action LGBT civil rights group associated with the national organization GetEQUAL — entered Speaker Boehner’s West Chester office to demand the Speaker not use tax-payer money to defend Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). At this moment, five protesters are holding a sit-in, demanding to speak …

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OHIO: Drunk Driving Catholic Priest Offers Blowjobs To Arresting Officers

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