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Let the Trans Community Play Sports

Pride Month is supposed to be a time of joyful celebration for the LGBTQ+ community. Instead, the legislature chose to score cheap political points at the expense of trans youth.
June 14, 2022 LGBTQ Rights

Trans Healthcare is Lifesaving

Living within a world where our existence is debated and oftentimes outlawed is challenging for any functioning trans adult, let alone a child. Trans healthcare is lifesaving, and our children deserve every possible ounce of support to grow up and become happy, healthy adults.
June 6, 2022 LGBTQ Rights

House Bill 454 - Opponent Testimony

My name is Micah Mitchell. I am a Master of Social Work/Ph.D candidate at The Ohio State University, a research associate at the Kirwan Institute for Race and Ethnicity, and a policy fellow at the ACLU of Ohio. I am also transgender.
June 1, 2022 LGBTQ Rights

House Bill 456 - Proponent Testimony

To Chairman LaRe, Vice Chair White, Ranking Member Leland, and members of the House Criminal Justice Committee, thank you for this opportunity to provide proponent testimony for House Bill 456. 
May 24, 2022 Smart Justice

Senate Joint Resolution 6 - Interested Party Testimony

SJR 6 adds language to the Ohio Constitution explicitly prohibiting non-citizens of the United States from voting in Ohio's municipal elections. Non-citizens are already prohibited from voting in Ohio's elections via plain language in the Ohio Revised Code.

May 24, 2022 Voting Rights