Press Releases

Columbus Dispatch: AIDS Walk highlights how treatment, awareness has changed

April 18, 2018

4/15/18 – On Saturday morning, as hundreds walked and ran in the event that started and ended in the Arena District, Art Hanthorn helped keep things moving smoothly. To him, the large attendance and the more than $220,000 raised shows great progress in how AIDS is perceived since his brother died.

Transgender Day of Visibility 2018

March 29, 2018

3/28/18 – Since 2009, TDOV has been a day to celebrate trans folks and their experiences, as well as to shed light on the prejudice and discrimination this community endures on a daily basis.

2018 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NBHAAD

February 7, 2018

2/7/18 – Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to increase awareness about HIV among African Americans as well as a call to action to get involved in prevention, testing, and treatment efforts.

Testimony on HB 160, The Ohio Fairness Act

February 1, 2018

2/1/18 – On Wednesday, January 31, the Ohio House held a hearing on HB 160, the Ohio Fairness Act. HB 160 changes Ohio’s anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression as protected classes.

A License to Discriminate

January 19, 2018

1/23/18 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under the direction of the Trump Administration, announced the establishment of the Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom, an office that claims its purpose is to protect the “religious freedoms” of healthcare providers.

Statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

January 18, 2018

1/18/18 – Equitas Health stands in solidarity with all of our friends, neighbors, and staff – no matter where they come from – in an unwavering commitment to justice and health for all.

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