Thursday, December 13, 2018

Gay Columbus TV Anchor Under Fire for Anti-Trans Remark at LGBTQ Event

Prizm News / September 10, 2018 / By Bob Vitale While hosting an LGBTQ journalists' gathering, Marshall McPeek made a derogatory reference to transgender attendees and was immediately called out. By Bob Vitale Transgender activists and allies are incensed over comments made at an LGBTQ...

LGBTQ Leaders Send Columbus Police Chief ‘Request for Understanding, Patience and Restraint’ 

  'We respect and support those working to amplify the voices of marginalized communities,' group says.   Leaders of LGBTQ groups in Central Ohio have sent the following letter to Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs about police presence at next month's Columbus...

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...
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No Wonder Mike DeWine Doesn’t Want to Talk About LGBTQ Issues

Prizm News / September 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   From his votes against AIDS funding in the 1990s to his push to keep discrimination legal today, the Republican candidate for governor of Ohio has a record that speaks for...

What’s a Guy Like This Doing Accepting a Diversity Award?

Prizm News / August 10, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   (Publisher's Note: Prizm Editor Bob Vitale was part of a panel that discussed diversity at Thursday's Diversity in Business event hosted by Columbus Business First. He asked DeWine to comment...

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...

McPeek: ‘My Comments Were Hurtful and Insensitive’ 

Prizm News / September 12, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Columbus TV personality issues apology for anti-trans remarks at LGBTQ gathering, vows to 'earn your forgiveness.'   By Bob Vitale The Columbus meteorologist and TV news anchor who welcomed “things and its” to...

40,000 Ohio Professionals Warned: ‘Conversion Therapy’ Could Cost Your License

Prizm News / November 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale State board that oversees social workers, therapists and mental-health counselors is the second to issue guidance against the practice.   By Bob Vitale The state agency that licenses 40,000 mental-health counselors, social workers...

Interim Director Set to Lead Stonewall Columbus as National Search Begins

Prizm News / April 27, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Rothan steps down today, but she'll continue as a consultant until Stonewall's building project is finished. By Bob Vitale Stonewall Columbus will start charting its future on a "blank sheet of paper" in coming weeks as...

The Dock in Cincinnati Is the Latest Ohio Gay Bar Set to Close

Prizm News / February 7, 2018 / By Bob Vitale The state of Ohio has bought the nightclub to make way for nearby bridge improvements, but its final night isn't yet certain.       By Bob Vitale Say goodbye to another gay bar: The...
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