Cincinnati vs. The World

Issue of April 28

Cincinnatians along with others from Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee have taken the fight for same-sex marriage all the way to the Supreme Court, which heard arguments April 28 in a case that could overturn states’ gay marriage bans. Cincinnati + 1

Senate restaurant in Over-the-Rhine angered LGBT activists by offering a hotdog named after Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, who recently announced a transition to life as a transgender woman. The restaurant billed the item as the “Bruce Jenner 2.0: part hot dog, part taco, pure awesomeness.” Senate has since apologized for the promotion. Cincinnati -1

A major earthquake in Nepal left at least 5,000 dead, 10,000 injured and many more homeless. The country has declared three days of mourning in the aftermath of the tragedy. World -1 

Tens of thousands in Baltimore have taken to the streets after the police-custody death of Freddie Gray, a 28-year-old black man. While much of the protest has been peaceful, there have also been fires, looting and vandalism in the city. World -1

THIS WEEK:
Cincinnati: 0
World: -2

YEAR TO DATE: 
Cincinnati: 15
World: 3