May 15th, 2002
The Ohio Supreme Court unanimously struck down the state’s “importuning” law, a law that made it illegal to ask someone of the same gender for sex. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that Ohio’s importuning law violated federal and state equal protection guarantees.
- Glassman, Anthony. “Importuning Law is Gone.” 17 May 2002. Gay People’s Chronicle, 14 May 2010.
- Painter, George. “The Sensibilities of Our Forefathers: The History of Sodomy Laws in the United States– Ohio.” 10 August 2004. Sodomy Laws, 14 May 2010.