March 28, 2024

Ohio’s Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming History

For Transgender Day of Visibility 2024, explore GOHI's collection of transgender and gender non-conforming history.

October 3, 2023

The Ohio Origins of National Coming Out Day (October 11th)

Did you know one of the founders of National Coming Out Day (October 11th) is an Ohioan? Read her story and about the origins of NCOD!

June 15, 2023

Celebrating Pride by Marking Diverse Ohio

The Gay Ohio History Initiative (GOHI) is celebrating Pride by publicly announcing the launch of a 3-year project, Marking Diverse Ohio (MDO).

April 17, 2023

Oral Histories of LGBTQ+ Ohioans: A Place for Us

By Matthew Belak. LGBTQ+ Ohioans share their stories as part of Ohio History Connection's GOHI Project.

June 7, 2022

Happy Pride!

May 2, 2022

Raising the Bar: The Columbus Pacesetters

Women have played football in Ohio for decades. In 1965, women’s football teams from Akron and Cleveland began playing games across the Midwest.

April 28, 2021

“As most of us knew her:” Leaving Space for Queerness in the Archives

Normally historians mention that a historical figure may have been a member of the LGBTQ+ community if they have documentation to support it.

June 10, 2020

Pride Month 2020: The Past Informs the Present

The original Stonewall Uprising was a protest against police brutality led by LGBTQ people of color.

January 9, 2020

Rupert “Twink” Starr Oral History

August 30, 2018

GOHI on Columbus Neighborhoods

Ohio History Connection’s Eric Feingold discusses several objects in the GOHI collection!