This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
Judge Sides With Ohio Gay Couple
A federal judge has ordered that a gay Ohio man be listed as married on his death certificate and that his husband be listed as his spouse.
Judge Timothy Black’s order Tuesday came despite Ohio’s gay marriage ban and just hours after attorneys for David Michael Michener of Cincinnati asked him to find in their favor.
Michener is joining a lawsuit filed in July by a separate couple seeking to get legal out-of-state marriages recognized in Ohio.
That couple, Jim Obergefell and James Arthur, also succeeded in getting Black to order that their marriage be recognized on Arthur’s death certificate.
Arthur is dying of Lou Gehrig’s disease, and the pair has said they want the world to remember their union as that of a married couple.