Monday, August 20, 2018

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...

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...

The Cranky Queer’s Guide to Chronic Illness

Prizm News / May 29, 2018 / By JD Davids   By JD Davids Hello. How are you? Yeah, you’re fine, I know. So am I. It's the kind of fine where it’s the third time in four days that I wake up...

2018 AIDS Walk Central Ohio: Honoring Friends and Helping Others

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By Alden Carney Dec. 24, 2016: “Alden, I have AIDS” My dear friend Dominic struggled to utter the words that I’d been dreading, although in the back of my mind I knew it was coming. Up...

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,...

2018 AIDS Walk Central Ohio: ‘Hope. We Have Hope.’

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By Morgen Spon Memories of a friend gone too soon motivate a group of AIDS Walk participants in Columbus. Words. A blur of words. Head spinning. A rush of emotions. A sickening feeling ensues.It’s...

Lawsuit Claims CVS Mailing Revealed 6,000 Ohioans’ HIV Status

Although laws protect private health information, three HIV-positive men say a code used by the pharmacy chain disclosed their status.   By Bob Vitale Three HIV-positive men have accused CVS in a federal lawsuit of revealing the status of more than 6,000 Ohioans through a...

Administration Issues ‘License to Discriminate’ Against LGBTQ Patients

Prizm News / January 22, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   By Bob Vitale As the medical profession takes a step forward with efforts to recognize and respect the unique needs of LGBTQ patients, here comes the Trump administration with an attempt...

Healthy at Every Age

Prizm News / January 1, 2018 / By Larry Johnson, Tracy Smith, Mason Caminiti, Ashleigh Alexander LGBTQ Ohioans in their 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s share their advice and experience for getting started and staying motivated.   Larry Johnson Cincinnati Age: 66   I...

Take Care of Yourself

Prizm News / January 1, 2018 / By Julia Applegate By Julia Applegate Far too often, LGBTQ community members are forced to hide their sexual orientation or gender identity when seeking healthcare. Fear of being stigmatized, discriminated against or outright denied care...
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