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On the Ballot — Deciding the Fate of LGBT Rights in Ohio

By Morgan Patten, ACLU of Ohio at 4:45pm
This election season, the fight for LGBT equality isn’t in a big city or coastal state, but rather in a small town in northwestern Ohio. In 2009, Bowling Green, Ohio, became one of 22 cities or counties in the state that bans discrimination in housing or employment based on sexual orientation or gender identity. But now, Bowling Green is facing a repeal of its nondiscrimination ordinances this November.
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