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Why Marriage Matters Ohio is a grassroots public education campaign to build support for marriage equality in Ohio. This campaign is about having conversations and sharing stories, showing that same-sex couples and their families should be welcomed and treated fairly in Ohio. It is about opening hearts and minds throughout our state.

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Rick and Tom just want to be recognized as parents of their two daughters

With the U.S. Supreme Court set to rule on Ohio’s marriage case as early as June, Rick and Tom are hopeful that love will win, and that their family will soon be respected in the state they call home. Learn more about Rick and Tom's story, and watch their heartwarming video here.

This is for my husband, John

Jim Obergefell is the lead plaintiff in Obergefell v. Hodges, one of two Ohio marriage cases now before the U.S. Supreme Court. Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the freedom to marry. Read as Obergefell shares why he is proud to fight for marriage equality in Ohio and nationwide.

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