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Watch President Obama’s Hopeful World AIDS Day Message

By Bob Vitale Former President Barack Obama delivered a hopeful message ahead of Friday's World AIDS Day, recapping worldwide progress in treatment of the disease and saying "we can end this pandemic once and for all."  In a videotaped message on...

LGBTQ Health Conference to Include Gender Competency Training

PRIZM News / October 3, 2017 / By Bob Vitale Transforming Care, sponsored by the Equitas Health Institute, takes place Oct. 19-20 in Columbus. By Bob Vitale Far too often, says Dr. Scott Leibowitz, healthcare providers learn about treating transgender patients from...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Equitas Health, BRAVO Begin Discussions of Possible Merger

Prizm News / August 14, 2018 / By Bob Vitale The statewide LGBTQI anti-violence group would become part of the LGBTQI health provider if boards from both organizations agree.   By Bob Vitale Leaders from Equitas Health and BRAVO have begun discussions about...

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...
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