HIV/AIDS is still present in Ohio. About 15,000 people live with the virus in the Buckeye state – that’s one for every 1000 Ohioans. But while the virus seems to be stable in the general population, statistics show the virus is spreading among the younger generation.
The Walk A Mile In Her Shoes movement began in 1991. The purpose is to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence.
About a hundred religious leaders across Ohio are pushing for an expansion of the state’s civil rights law that bans discrimination in housing, hiring, public accommodations, and credit. In addition to the current ban on discrimination based on race, gender, nationality, and religion…they want to add sexual orientation.
Governor Strickland says there seems to be a double standard in Attorney General Marc Dann’s office because Dann is going unpunished while three top aides in a sexual harassment scandal have been forced out.
The office of Attorney General Marc Dann says testimony is complete in its investigation into two women’s complaints of sexual harassment against their supervisor.
Attorney General Marc Dann says he is withdrawing from an internal investigation into two employees’ accusations that they were sexually harassed by a director in the office.
Governor Strickland has signed anexecutive order that bans discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Two former Lacrosse coaches at Dublin Coffman High School today appeared before Franklin County Municipal Court judge Anne Taylor to answer criminal charges.
Regina Crenshaw was found not guilty this afternoon by a Franklin County Juvenile Court jury. She’d been charged with a criminal misdemeanor for not immediately calling police after the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at Mifflin High School, where Crenshaw was principal last year. The Columbus school board fired her because of the incident. But today’s verdict may play a factor in future litigation.
The Ohio House has unanimously passed a bill that would require certain violent sexual predators to be monitored by global tracking devices when released from prison.