Thursday, December 13, 2018

Grants Available for LGBTQ Initiatives in Greater Akron

Prizm News / November 12, 2018 / By Prizm News Akron's Gay Community Endowment Fund will assist programs that promote safety, health, equality and well-being.   By Prizm News Applications will be accepted starting Thursday for a new series of grants to boost funding...

Tickets Go on Sale for Akron LGBTQ Fund’s Annual Holiday Home Tour

Prizm News / October 16, 2018 / By Prizm News The Sugar Plum Tour raised more than $100,000 last year for LGBTQ programs in Greater Akron.   By Prizm News 'Tis the sea... Well, almost. But tickets for Akron's premier holiday season home...

Lakewood Is the Sixth Ohio City to Ban Conversion Therapy Against Kids

Prizm News / October 16, 2018 / By Prizm News   The discredited practice already has been banned in Cincinnati, Toledo, Columbus, Dayton and Athens. By Prizm News Lakewood City Council members voted last night to ban the dangerous and discredited practice of...

Cleveland, Toledo Join Top LGBTQ-Friendly Cities on Annual HRC Report

Prizm News / October 9, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Ohio has more top-ranked cities (Akron, Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton also are on the list) than any state besides California.   By Bob Vitale Just one year after city officials and LGBTQ leaders...

Mom to Mom: Why Betsy Rader Is Running for Congress 

Prizm News / October 1, 2018 / By Jaron Terry Meet the Northeast Ohio candidate who will take her experience as a healthcare attorney and mom of two gay sons to Washington. EDITOR'S NOTE: We asked writer and PFLAG Columbus President...

Cuyahoga County Passes Ohio’s First Countywide Nondiscrimination Law

Prizm News / September 25, 2018 / By Bob Vitale     Four hours of discussion followed by an 8-3 vote add sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression to county anti-bias laws.   By Bob Vitale   After nearly four hours of comments by residents...

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...
Elton John tour

Here Are Your LGBT Must-Sees for the Coming Arts Season

Prizm News / September 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Prizm has your first look at the concerts, stage productions, art exhibits and other performances by some our community’s brightest talent.   By Bob Vitale From community theater stages to Quicken Loans Arena,...
anne e dechant

Anne E. DeChant: How a Girl From Cleveland Got Lost in Kentucky

Prizm News / September 1, 2018 / By Gregg Shapiro   ‘It’s important to me to tell personal stories,’ the lesbian singer/songwriter says. Her latest album is full of them.   By Gregg Shapiro Cleveland-bred and Nashville-based singer/ songwriter Anne E. DeChant has the...

One Mom’s Message of Faith, Love and Hope for Akron Pride Marchers

Prizm News / August 26, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Eleven religious groups and places of worship took part in Saturday's march and festival.   By Bob Vitale About 2,000 people walked down Market Street in Akron for the city's second March for...
- Advertisement -
-Advertisement-