Friday, August 23, 2019

Protecting Youth

On Wednesday, July 17, the city of Kent became the latest municipality in Ohio to ban the medically and psychologically discredited practice of conversion therapy.

Medina Opposition

Mere days after Medina became the 25th community in Ohio to pass comprehensive protections for the LGBTQ+ community, it would seem the fight is not over yet.

Corporate Backing

Over 200 businesses, many of which operate with a strong presence here in Ohio, have signed a “friend of the court” brief in support of LGBTQ+ rights. This public stance comes in advance of an upcoming Supreme Court case that will determine whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 also protects on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation.

Embracing Progress

Prizm News / May 28, 2019 / By Ken Schneck Worthington Community Relations Commission chairman Jack Miner, member Tom Burns and CRC staff liaison Lorri Trego, (Worthington’s personnel director), are among those...

Heralding Fairness

Prizm News / May 20, 2019 / By Joshua Culbertson Senator Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) poses with Senator Michael Rulli (R-33rd Senate District), and Alana Jochum (Executive Director of Equality Ohio.)

A New Candidacy

Prizm News / May 20, 2019 / By Ilona Westfall Photo courtesy of Pam Rocker Presidential Candidate Pam Rocker Wants to Move the Country Forward By Ilona...

HISTORIC: U.S. House of Representatives Passes the Equality Act

Prizm News / May 17, 2019 / By Sarah McBride of HRC Democratic leaders including U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, left, and U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other...

Banning Conversion Therapy

Prizm News / May 7, 2019 / By Ken Schneck Senator Maharath (D-Columbus) Prizm speaks with State Senator Maharath about Senate Bill 130 By Ken Schneck

Legislative Rainbow Roundup

Prizm News / April 30, 2019 / By Ken Schneck Rep. Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster)(Photo courtesy of Ohio Legislature) April saw a ton of Ohio-based activity with the potential to affect...

Stepping Up

Prizm News / April 23, 2019 / By Ken Schneck Our Newark - April 4 Campaign Kick Off Rally (Photo courtesy of Jeremy Blake) Jeremy Blake Seeks Make History in...
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