Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Cincinnati’s Living With Change Foundation Is Being the Change

Prizm News / January 1, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Chris and Jessica Cicchinelli know the journey isn’t easy for transgender kids and their families. But they're making it better.   By Bob Vitale Photos by Staley Munroe Chris Cicchinelli sat in his car outside...

Families Find Hurdles and Happiness on Their Pathways to Parenthood

Prizm News / November 1, 2018 / By Laura Newpoff Same-sex couples face journeys fraught with unforeseen difficulties but filled ultimately with joy and love.   (Editor's Note: Pick up the November issue of Prizm to read this story as part of...

Transgender Cincinnati Teen Fights Parents in Court

By Prizm News A court case with echoes of Leelah Alcorn is making news in Cincinnati. A 16-year-old transgender boy, backed by Hamilton County social workers, has asked a local judge to allow him treatment at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. His parents...

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...

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...

World AIDS Day 2017: Tales From the Front Lines

Prizm News / December 1, 2017 / By Bob Vitale Ronald Johnson, Teresa Long and Michael Para have spent their careers caring, helping and advocating for people with HIV/AIDS. By Bob Vitale “Sometimes you just don’t want to talk about it,” Ronald...

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...

Here Are 100 Reasons for Hope in LGBTQ Ohio

PRIZM News / October 3, 2017 / By Bob Vitale Don't get too down in this new era of emboldened opponents to our causes. There is still plenty to be optimistic about in our own hometowns.   By Bob Vitale Was it really...

BRAVO Joins Equitas Health After OK From Both Groups’ Boards

Prizm News / January 7, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Leaders say joining forces will enhance services for LGBTQ people across Ohio.   By Bob Vitale The Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization, which for 22 years has chronicled crimes against LGBTQ Ohioans and worked...

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,...
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