As we celebrate Pride month, we also must call attention to the fact that in most parts of Ohio, it’s still legal to discriminate against the LGBTQ community. Ohio remains one of 29 states that leaves LGBTQ people out of laws that provide basic protections.
National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH) as a time to remind women and girls that they are in control of their health journey. OWH launched NWHW in 2000 to empower women to make health a priority.
Last week the ACLU along with academic partners released a new epidemiological model that shows COVID-19 could claim the lives of as many as 200,000 people – double the federal government’s estimate – if jail populations are not dramatically and immediately reduced.
March 31st marks the annual Transgender Day of Visibility, an international holiday that celebrates transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. The day is dedicated to acknowledging all that has been accomplished to promote trans equality and justice in the face of adversity.