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April Issue 2018

 PRIZM News / April 1, 2018

LGBTQ Job-Seekers Can Find Help, Resources at Two Cleveland Events

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By Prizm News Here's info on job fairs planned in April and May: Lambda Community Job & Resource Fair Case Western Reserve University’s Lambda Law Student Association, the LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland and Plexus,...

Opportunity Denied: Transgender Ohioans Face Obstacles in the Workplace

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By MJ Eckhouse It's hard to get hired in the first place, but harassment and mistreatment await on the job. Two years after coming out as transgender, Sasha García was on her first job...

Transgender Ohioans Sue State Over Birth Certificate Policy

Ohio is one of just three states that refuses to let trans people change the gender marker on their birth certificates. The lawsuit says that's discrimination.   By Bob Vitale Four transgender Ohioans filed a federal lawsuit today against the state Department of...

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...

New Franklin County Effort to Focus on LGBTQ Domestic Violence

  Officials say it's the first of its kind and will be designed for domestic violence perpetrators in LGBTQ relationships. By Bob Vitale  A first-in-the-nation program that's starting in Franklin County will tailor education, treatment and other court-ordered services in domestic violence cases...

Erin Upchurch Named New Director at Kaleidoscope Youth Center

The social worker and youth advocate starts her new job on April 16. By Prizm News Erin Upchurch, a social worker who helped found several LGBTQ groups and served on the boards of several others, has been named the new executive...

No Jail Time for Black Pride 4’s Bennet, Braxton, Denton

Prizm News / March 13, 2018 / By Bob Vitale 'You felt the need to stand up for what you believe,' judge says as she orders probation and community service for activists.   By Bob Vitale Wriply Bennet, Ashley Braxton and Kendall Denton will...

Supporters Nationwide Rally for Columbus’ Black Pride 4

Prizm News / March 12, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Three of the activists arrested at last year's Pride parade will be sentenced on Tuesday. By Bob Vitale Rallies are planned today in Columbus and five other cities from Fort Lauderdale to...

Hal Sparks: ‘The Tide of Change Is With the LGBT Community’

Prizm News / March 5, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   Greater Cincinnati HRC honors a hometown ally, who derides Trump and the 'politics of division.'    By Bob Vitale    Hal Sparks jokes that his agents wore hazmat suits and handed him the first script...