Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Starbucks Sets New Standard With Transgender Health Policy

Prizm News / June 28, 2018 / By Laura Newpoff   In a major breakthrough for transgender employees, Starbucks now covers procedures once deemed 'cosmetic.'   By Laura Newpoff Starbucks Corp. has just unveiled what’s being called the most comprehensive transgender health policy in the world, and...

Equitas Health Expands Coverage for Transgender Employees

Prizm News / July 11, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   'We want transgender and gender-nonconforming folks to want to work here,' executive says.   By Bob Vitale   Equitas Health, the largest healthcare provider for LGBTQ people in Ohio, will begin covering more medical services...

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...

Anti-Gay Church Buys Former Gay Bar in Toledo

Prizm News / February 5, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   Adams Street businesses vows to keep the Downtown district a welcoming place.  By Bob Vitale A church that lists homosexuality, bisexuality and gender dysphoria as sins comparable to incest and bestiality has...

600 Ohio Businesses Back a Statewide Nondiscrimination Law. Here’s Every One of Them.

Prizm News / March 24, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Ohio Business Competes announced last week that it has reached 600 business supporters for the Ohio Fairness Act. (Equitas Health photo)

Businesses Can Add ‘Open to All’ Pledge to Their Yelp Profiles

Prizm News / August 2, 2018 / By Bob Vitale The national campaign counters efforts to legitimize discrimination as a religious issue.   By Bob Vitale Do they take reservations? Do they have a patio? Will they refuse to bake a cake for...

A Night at the Last Lesbian Bar in Ohio

Prizm News / August 1, 2018 / By Celina Nader Our gathering places might be fading away, but Slammers has been serving Columbus strong drinks and hot pizza for 25 years. By Celina Nader I walk in on a Friday night around...

Businesses Urge State Lawmakers to Pass LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Bill

Prizm News / March 21, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Above: State Sen. Nickie Antonio, D-Lakewood, at a Statehouse news conference. Top: Executive Director Alana Jochum of Equality Ohio, which coordinates the Ohio...

Join Us in February for the Start of Prizm Connects

Prizm News / January 30, 2019 / By Prizm News Networking series will kick off in Central Ohio with an event at Worthington Jewelers. By Prizm...

Equitas Health Expands Food Access on Columbus’ Near East Side

Prizm News / March 11, 2019 / By Celina Nader State Sen. Hearcel Craig speaks at the grand opening for Equitas Health's expanded pharmacy at 750 E. Long St., on Columbus' Near East...
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