Thursday, April 25, 2019

Ohio Native Lori Lightfoot Elected as Chicago’s First LGBTQ Mayor

Prizm News / April 3, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Lori Lightfoot won 74 percent of the vote Tuesday and will become Chicago's first LGBTQ and first African-American woman mayor on May 20....

Nickie Antonio: Our History-Maker

Prizm News / April 1, 2019 / By Celina Nader Nickie Antonio was first elected to the Ohio House in 2010 as the state's first out lesbian and first out LGBTQ legislator. She...

600 Ohio Businesses Back a Statewide Nondiscrimination Law. Here’s Every One of Them.

Prizm News / March 24, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Ohio Business Competes announced last week that it has reached 600 business supporters for the Ohio Fairness Act. (Equitas Health photo)

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...

Ohio Native Lori Lightfoot Advances in Quest to Become Chicago’s First LGBTQ Mayor

Prizm News / February 27, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Above: Lori Lightfoot campaigns Tuesday as voters head to the polls in Chicago. Top: Lightfoot wasted no time Wednesday morning, greeting commuters in...

‘Not Your Normal Republican’ Is Lone GOP Cosponsor of Ohio Fairness Act

Prizm News / February 25, 2019 / By Bob Vitale State Sen. Michael Rulli, R-Leetonia, takes the oath of office in January with his wife at his side. (Ohio Senate photo)

Ohio Native Hopes to Become Chicago’s First LGBTQ Mayor

Prizm News / February 24, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Lori Lightfoot and her wife, Amy Eshleman, march in the 2018 Chicago Pride parade. The Massillon native moved to Chicago in 1986. (Lightfoot...

Antonio Prepares to Reintroduce the Ohio Fairness Act

Prizm News / February 11, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Democrat Nickie Antonio introduced nondiscrimination bills in every General Assembly session during her eight years in the Ohio House. Now in the Ohio...

Sherrod Brown Calls Anti-LGBTQ Ohioans ‘Too Extreme’ for Federal Court

Prizm News / February 6, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Eric Murphy and Chad Readler have been nominated by Donald Trump to the U.S. Sixth District Court of Appeals.

Gay Council Member to Run for Mayor of Newark, Ohio

Prizm News / February 4, 2019 / By Bob Vitale https://youtu.be/VM6HKG-nEtI Jeremy Blake announces his run for mayor of Newark. Top photo: Blake was sworn in for his second term on the Newark...
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