November 2nd, 2004
53.8% of Cincinnati voters voted to repeal Article XII or, as it was also known, Issue 3. Approved by Cincinnati voters in 1993, Article XII prohibited Cincinnati’s City Council from granting members of the LGBTQ community “minority or protected status, quota preference or other preferential treatment.”
- Korte, Gregory. “Idea Shift Deep-Sixed Article XII: Former Backers Changed Views About Gay Rights.” 7 November 2004. The Enquirer, 9 May 2010.
- Sears, Brad. “Ohio – Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Documentation of Discrimination.” September 2009. UC Los Angeles: The Williams Institute, 9 May 2010.