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Ohio Bill would make LGBTQ Youth Healthcare a Felony

An Ohio bill acted on at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic seeks to strip healthcare providers of their license' and imprison them if...

Cincinnati Transgender Teen Wins Battle to Transition

Friday Juvenile Court Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon awarded permanent custody to the boy's affirming grandparents removing him from his parents who had denied him...

Cincinnati bans gender conversion therapy honoring Leelah Alcorn’s last wish

Cincinnati Ohio city council voted 7-2 Wednesday banning gender and sexual-orientation conversion therapy for minors. Twenty-three people spoke at the city council meeting. Twenty-one pastors...

Group Adopts I-71 in memory of Leelah Alcorn

Chris Fortin, 33, a gay man and 2001 graduate of Leelah's school, Kings High, led the Adopt-A-Highway effort in Alcorn’s memory. For months after...

President Obama responds to Leelah Alcorn’s suicide condemning conversion therapy

President Obama has responded to the White House.gov petition "Enact Leelah's Law to Ban All LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy'" “Tonight, somewhere in America, a young person,...

Thirteen Year Old Boy Comes Out As Transgender To His School

An incredibly brave young man, Tom Sosnik, having faced a lifetime of discomfort with his physical sex has chosen to address these issues and...

JamForLeelah Event to Raise Funds For Trans Charities in Memory of Leelah Alcorn

Saturday saw the start of a month long charity event called 'JamForLeelah'. Aimed at raising awareness of LGBTIQ issues, specifically trans youth issues and...

Carla, your ignorance of Christianity killed your daughter Leelah Alcorn

Last week a transgender child, Leelah Alcorn stepped in front of a semi truck, taking her life. Leelah commited suicide after being shut away...

My Chemical Romance Guitarist Ray Toro Dedicates New Song, “For the Lost and Brave” To Leelah Alcorn

Ray Toro dedicated and released "For The Lost And Brave" after reading Leelah Alcorn's suicide letter on Tumblr. Toro said this on his website "I...

The Queer Life Episode 21 – 1/2/15 – RIP Leelah Alcorn

 Kaiyla and co host Mandy have dedicated tonight's show to the memory Leelah Alcorn. It's been rough the last week. Having a community member...

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