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PNS Daily Newscast - October 19, 2018 


Senator Corker demands the Trump administration share intelligence on the killing of a Washington Post columnist. Also on the Friday rundown: groups sue over the Texas border wall plan; and the soggy summer in some states may lead to higher pumpkin prices for Halloween.

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Public News Service - OH: LGBTQIA Issues

A new report finds conversion therapy can cause serious psychological harm among children and young adults. Credit: Henry B. Jones/Morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – It's been 10 months since an Ohio transgender girl took her own life after undergoing conversion therapy, and evidence is building against the use of the controversial practice. The story of Leelah Alcorn went viral, drawing attention to the dangers of the mental health pract

PHOTO: Marriage equality supporters in Ohio are awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision they believe will strike down Ohio's ban on same-sex marriage. Photo credit: Fibonaci Blue/Flickr.<br /><br />

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to announce a decision that could open the door to same-sex marriage in Ohio. The court is ruling on a case that challenges the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans in several states, including the Buckeye State. Christopher Geggie, cam

PHOTO: Two lawsuits from Ohio were among six same-sex marriage cases heard before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Wednesday. Photo credit: WMMO.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A U.S. Court of Appeals in Ohio was the latest battleground in the fight over marriage equality. On Wednesday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati heard arguments in six same-sex marriage cases from four states. Two lawsuits involve Ohio couples seeking recogni

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - While acceptance of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community has grown in Ohio over the years, local activists observing "Pride Month" say their fight continues for equal rights. Bringing marriage equality to the state is an important issue, said Karla Rothan, executive

IMAGE: World AIDS Day is being marked this week in Ohio, and an event in Cleveland will raise awareness about the continued HIV/AIDS epidemic.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – AIDS first came to light 30 years ago, and events this week in Ohio are drawing attention to the continuing epidemic. Better investments in treatment and research are helping the tens of thousands of Ohioans with HIV/AIDS to lead productive lives, but newly diagnosed cases c

Advocates argue that a becoming same-gender-marriage friendly state could have a positive economic impact on Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As efforts continue to have Ohio join other states in legalizing same-sex marriage, there's more to consider than just the issue of equality, according to one analyst who suggests it would give the state's economy a needed boost. From the flowers to the caterer, many services, vend

photo of James Page

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A growing number of children in Ohio and across the nation are being raised by lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender families. To ensure they receive equitable health care, many hospitals and medical providers are stepping up and implementing policies to meet their specific needs.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Advocates are urging state leaders to act on legislation which would help protect gay students from bullying in Ohio's schools. House Bill 208 would add sexual orientation, gender identity and other enumerated protections to Ohio's anti-bullying law. Ed Mullen, executive director

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