Wednesday, June 26, 2019

LGBTQ Groups Call on ‘Accountability, Education and Action’ but Not Firing

 Prizm News / September 14, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   Leaders of 10 LGBTQ groups have sent a letter to WSYX-TV, the station's owner and Marshall McPeek about anti-trans remarks.   By Bob Vitale Ten Ohio LGBTQ organizations today issued “a call for...

Cuyahoga County Council to Vote Tuesday on LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Plan

Prizm News / September 23, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   Approval would protect residents of 53 more cities, counties and villages from bias in employment, housing and public accommodations. By Bob Vitale  A vote scheduled Tuesday could make Cuyahoga County the first county in the...

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...

Businesses Urge State Lawmakers to Pass LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Bill

Prizm News / March 21, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Above: State Sen. Nickie Antonio, D-Lakewood, at a Statehouse news conference. Top: Executive Director Alana Jochum of Equality Ohio, which coordinates the Ohio...

Republican State Representative Issues ‘Disgusting’ Anti-LGBTQ Rant

Prizm News / October 12, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Rep. Nino Vitale, whose opponent is openly gay, ridiculed trans women and denounced LGBTQ equality in his social-media tirade.   By Bob Vitale The anti-LGBTQ Ohio lawmaker who’s being challenged for re-election by...

Columbus Selected as Host for 2020 Gay Softball World Series

Prizm News / September 2, 2018 / By Bob Vitale It's the third time that Columbus will host the event since 2010. The city beat out San Francisco this time around.   By Bob Vitale For the third time in 10 years, Columbus...

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...

January 2018 Issue

Prizm News / January 1, 2018

Trans, Nonbinary Akronites Share Their Life Stories in New Project

Prizm News / August 1, 2018 / By MJ Eckhouse           The Gay Community Endowment Fund effort is aimed at boosting visibility and support.  By MJ Eckhouse At the 2017 annual meeting of Akron’s Gay Community Endowment Fund, Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen gave the keynote...

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...
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