Monday, April 23, 2018


LGBTQ Job-Seekers Can Find Help, Resources at Two Cleveland Events

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By Prizm News Here's info on job fairs planned in April and May: Lambda Community Job & Resource Fair Case Western Reserve University’s Lambda Law Student Association, the LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland and Plexus, the LGBT and allied Chamber of Commerce, host this job fair that’s open to all of Cleveland’s LGBT community. It’s scheduled...

Opportunity Denied: Transgender Ohioans Face Obstacles in the Workplace

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By MJ Eckhouse It's hard to get hired in the first place, but harassment and mistreatment await on the job. Two years after coming out as transgender, Sasha García was on her first job search. “They would look me up and down, realize that I was transgender, and they said, ‘No, there’s no job,’ even...

Transgender Ohioans Sue State Over Birth Certificate Policy

Ohio is one of just three states that refuses to let trans people change the gender marker on their birth certificates. The lawsuit says that's discrimination.   By Bob Vitale Four transgender Ohioans filed a federal lawsuit today against the state Department of Health for its refusal to let people change the gender marker on their birth certificates, contending that the policy subjects...
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TransOhio’s 10th Annual Symposium Will Cover Topics From Health to History

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By Prizm News The three-day transgender and ally conference is scheduled for April 27-29 in Columbus.   By Prizm News TransOhio will host its 10th annual Transgender and Ally Symposium from Friday, April 27 to Sunday,...
Victims of Hate

Not-a-Hate-Crime Victim Still Bears Scars From December Attack

PRIZM News / March 1, 2018 / ‘I remember being called a faggot. I remember immense crashing pain in my face.’   By Tommy Wilcox I made the decision to go when I heard that Bretz was closing. I will question whether that decision...


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A Star Is Reborn: Joan Sings Judy

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By Christine Howey Cleveland’s Joan Ellison performs as Judy Garland on stage. Offstage, she’s restoring original arrangements from Judy’s 1961 Carnegie Hall concert.   By Christine Howey Was a single concert in New York City on April 23, 1961, the greatest night in show business history? Is it still the “holy grail” of live performances? Will...

Corporate Ohio

PRIZM News / Corporate Ohio / By Staley Jophiel Munroe / April 1, 2018

Nina West Takes a New Job: Being Nina West

Andrew Levitt, who created the drag character, says he's going to focus on Nina full-time.   By Bob Vitale It's a big job being Nina West. So Andrew Levitt, the Columbus resident who created the persona and built it into Ohio's most beloved name in drag, is making a move to focus on full-time on his character.   Levitt announced via Facebook this afternoon that...