Cleveland City Council to Vote Tonight on Non-Discrimination Ordinance!

Monday, November 30, 2009

Dear TransOhio friends, family and supporters!

Tonight, Cleveland City Council will vote to ban discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations based on gender identity or expression!

TransOhio fully supports the collaborative work of Equality Ohio, the LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland, TransFamily of Cleveland and Cleveland’s City Council in regards to banning discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations based on gender identity and expression.

“It’s important to ensure that we can get laws on the books that protect Cleveland’s transgender residents,” says Shane Morgan, Founder and Chair of TransOhio, Ohio’s statewide transg ender advocacy organization. “These organizations have worked tirelessly with Cleveland City Council members to ensure that all Cleveland residents, regardless of their gender identity or expression, are afforded the same opportunities for employment, housing and accommodations as their neighbors.”

Your show of support is welcomed and this vote is open to the public:

Monday, November 30, 2009
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Cleveland City Hall – Council Chambers
601 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, O
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TransOhio applauds the Cleveland City Council and urges them to vote to pass this important non-discrimination ordinance.

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