Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

This Year, Be Realistic, Think Long-Term and Feel at Home in Your Body

Prizm News / January 1, 2019 / By Rachel Turner Diets DO work. Until they don't. So be honest with your resolutions and set achievable goals.   By Rachel Turner The new year is upon us, and with it rings the familiarity of...

Mozaic to Unveil Community Space in Columbus for Trans* People of Color

Prizm News / October 1, 2018 / By Bridget Sarpong   Summit Street space includes a kitchen, lounge, computer stations, performance stage, a gender-validating clothes closet and a library.   By Bridget Sarpong There are 24 hours in a day. There are 60 minutes...

Events Planned for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Prizm News / February 7, 2019 / By Prizm News By Prizm News Dinner and a discussion are planned in Columbus, a community conversation is planned...

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...

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...
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