U.S. District Court denies Ohio’s Motion to Dismiss lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Ohio and Lambda Legal on behalf of transgender Ohioans denied accurate birth certificates by the state.
Columbus – A U.S. District Court judge today ruled that the lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Ohio, the ACLU, and Lambda Legal on behalf of four transgender plaintiffs seeking accurate birth certificates can proceed. The court denied the state’s motion to have the lawsuit dismissed, thereby ensuring the four transgender plaintiffs in the case Read more…
Following ACLU Ohio Brief, Lyceum School Backs out of Lawsuit Challenging South Euclid’s Non-Discrimination Ordinance
Religious Freedom is Not a License to Discriminate
SOUTH EUCLID – Today, Tuesday, May 28, The Lyceum filed a notice to dismiss its own lawsuit, which had challenged South Euclid’s non-discrimination ordinance as infringing on its religious liberty. The withdrawal comes days after the ACLU of Ohio submitted a brief in opposition to the Lyceum’s motion for a Preliminary Injunction. “The Lyceum realized Read more…
SOUTH EUCLID — The ACLU of Ohio announced today that it will represent the City of South Euclid as it faces a legal challenge from The Lyceum, a Catholic school asserting that the city’s non-discrimination ordinance infringes on its religious liberty. The Lyceum is represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). The Lyceum filed its Read more…
CLEVELAND- Today, on July 19, at 1:30p.m., the Cuyahoga County Council is expected to consider two provisions that would protect LGBT community members. The first is a charter amendment that will add gender identity and expression to the list of protected classes in the HR manual for the county. The second measure is a nondiscrimination Read more…
COLUMBUS — Today the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, the American Civil Liberties Union, and Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit challenging Ohio’s refusal to correct the gender marker on birth certificates for transgender individuals, for any reason, at any time. Ohio is one of just three states, with Tennessee and Kansas that has yet Read more…