Wednesday, April 24, 2019

By Big Majorities, Ohioans Favor Nondiscrimination Law, Marriage Equality

Majorities in every state want gender identity and sexual orientation added to their anti-bias laws.   By Bob Vitale Of Americans who live in states where discrimination is allowed against LGBTQ people, Ohioans are among the most supportive of anti-bias laws that cover sexual orientation and...

Licking County Lighting Policy Came Only After Request From Pride

. One commissioner said they received "a lot of requests" and couldn't please everyone. Records show no one but Newark Pride organizers formally asked for courthouse lights.   By Bob Vitale A Licking County commissioner who said "a lot of requests" to light...

On Building a Better Community

. Reflections on the racial divide in LGBTQ Columbus—and how we can fix it. . By D.A. Steward A week before 10 people interrupted the Columbus Pride parade last June to protest police brutality, call attention to violence against transgender women of color...

PRIZM Digital Issue May 2018

Prizm News, May 2018

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...

Licking County Commissioners: No Rainbow Lights for Newark Pride

Programmable lights were added to the courthouse for holidays and events, and a policy was added after Pride organizers asked to be included.   By Bob Vitale Before the end of this year, the clock tower of the 140-year-old Licking County courthouse...

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...
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