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There is transgender hope in the heartland of the United States in Ohio. (My home state.) This post is from Salon: "Columbus, Ohio struck down  conversion therapy  on Monday night when its City Council voted unanimously to pass an ordinance  banning the discredited practice . Also known as “ex-gay therapy” or “reparative therapy,” Columbus is  just one of a handful of municipalities  across the United States to ban mental health professionals from seeking to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youth. The capital, however, is actually the third city in Ohio to outlaw conversion therapy in the past two years. Cincinnati became the first city in the U.S. to prohibit “pray the gay away” clinics back in 2015. Toledo followed suit in February. The decision by the Columbus City Council is the latest in a surprising wave of legislation passed in support of the LGBT community in Ohio, a state with a Republican governor and a GOP-controlled legislature.

Cyrsti's Condo "Sunday Edition"

Ker Plunk! Welcome! Another issue of our "Sunday Edition" has hit your virtual front porch! Here in O-H-I-O Momma Nature has blessed us with a beautiful day, so let's get started! Page One.- The Week that Was-or Wasn't:   As the residue (pro or con) of Bruce Jenner's interview continued, the reality of Leelah Alcorn's Christmas time tragic suicide surfaced again. The Ohio Highway Patrol released it's findings. No surprises. The parents put her through "Christian Conversion Therapy" and a suicide note left on her bed at home said it all. I paraphrase (Leelah wrote) "I can't take it anymore." and she went out to a lonely stretch I-71 just north of Cincinnati and summoned a poor semi truck driver to finish the job. The whole week just seemed to highlight the polar differences in the white transgender community. Yes- white. Jenner obviously is a senior entitled person who says he is trans but stays tantalizing on the edge of the proce