Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Here’s the Meaning of All Those Flags You’ll See at Pride

Prizm News / June 13, 2018 / By Bridget Sarpong LGBTQ+ identities are proudly displayed, worn and waved in the colors and symbols of our community.   By Bridget Sarpong Flags as capes seems to be a new Pride trend, based on what...

Camp Sunrise to Close After August Session

Prizm News / June 12, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Advances against HIV transmission to children mean fewer campers have been attending; Flying Horse Farms to host kids starting in 2019.   (Correction: Because of a source's error, the original version of...

Trump’s Federal Court Nominees for Ohio Oppose LGBTQ Civil Rights

Prizm News / June 11, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Sherrod Brown opposes two Ohio lawyers who fought marriage equality and military service for trans Americans.   By Bob Vitale An Ohio attorney who fought marriage equality all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and...

Maryland Candidate Makes History by Smooching His Husband in Campaign Ad

Prizm News / June 7, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   Richard Madaleno is running for governor by touting all the ways 'I piss off Donald Trump.'   By Prizm News First they stayed in the closet. Then they got elected came out afterward.   Next,...

Watch Alexandra Billings’ Inspirational Keynote at the Columbus HRC Gala

Prizm News / June 5, 2018 / By Bob Vitale By Prizm News "Transparent" star Alexandra Billings told folks at the Columbus HRC Gala on Saturday that they must do more than get dressed up and write checks. She challenged people to...

Twelve of Our Favorite June Events That Aren’t Festivals or Parades

Prizm News / June 4, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   A literal reading from drag queens, a tribute to Marsha P. Johnson, sports, cocktails and Jim Obergefell make Pride month pop.   By Bob Vitale   It's not all flag capes and glitter this...

On the Bright Side: Supreme Court Affirms LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws

  And the bad news: Justices side with baker who used his religious beliefs to discriminate against same-sex couples.   By Bob Vitale Advocates in Ohio and across the nation are looking on the bright side of a 7-2 U.S. Supreme Court ruling today...

Birth Certificate Policy Is Ohio’s Mark of Shame

  Prizm News / June 1, 2018 / By Ramona Peel We’re one of just three states where transgender people can’t update their birth certificates. It’s a humiliating and dangerous policy that a federal lawsuit aims to change.   By Ramona Peel Coming out...

Living With Change Foundation Is Changing Life for Trans Youth, Families

PRIZM News / June 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale The new Cincinnati foundation aims to expand treatment, educate schools, connect resources.   By Bob Vitale Perhaps no community in America has taken Leelah Alcorn’s message to heart more than her own hometown. Since...

Cincinnati Teens Are Transitioning With the World

Their families are supportive, their schools are trying, and their futures are bright. Is it a sign that society is being fixed?   A Conversation With Staley Munroe Prizm creative director Staley Munroe sat down recently with three fellow transgender Ohioans to...