Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Phylicia Mitchell of Cleveland Is the 5th U.S. Trans Murder Victim of 2018

By Bob Vitale "Grateful to have lived another day," Phylicia Mitchell wrote in December above a Facebook post titled, "I Am a Strong Woman." "Everything that's hit me in life, I've dealt with," it read. "I've cried myself to sleep, picked...

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...

LGBTQ Ohioans Respond to State’s Growing Need for Foster Parents

Prizm News / April 1, 2019 / By Laura Newpoff LaShonna Myers and Buffie Courtney started as foster parents and have adopted 10 children. (Prizm photo by Briana Snyder) And...

A Star Is Reborn: Joan Sings Judy

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By Christine Howey Cleveland’s Joan Ellison performs as Judy Garland on stage. Offstage, she’s restoring original arrangements from Judy’s 1961 Carnegie Hall concert.   By Christine Howey Was a single concert in New York City on...

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...

Clean Out Your Closets, Queens! Saturday Drag Mart Will Help LGBTQ Charities

  Cincinnati's annual sale offers wigs, heels, gowns and more to raise money for LGBTQ groups in Southwest Ohio.   By Bob Vitale  To paraphrase Dolly Parton, it doesn't have to cost that much money to look this cheap.   Drag queens from the Cincinnati area will...

Interview: The Man Behind the Man Behind the Dream

Prizm News / September 6, 2018 / By D.A. Steward Walter Naegle has devoted much of his life to the legacy of his late partner, Bayard Rustin. He'll be in Ohio this weekend for performances of an oratorio written in...

Cincinnati’s Living With Change Foundation Is Being the Change

Prizm News / January 1, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Chris and Jessica Cicchinelli know the journey isn’t easy for transgender kids and their families. But they're making it better.   By Bob Vitale Photos by Staley Munroe Chris Cicchinelli sat in his car outside...

‘As One’ Takes Audiences on a Journey of Understanding

Prizm News / July 30, 2018 / By Daniel Myers Cincinnati Opera's production of the transgender story offers a powerful message.   By Daniel Myers Sparse, brutal, humorous, honest and, above all, human, "As One" celebrates a universal journey where only the details...

In Cincinnati and Newark, Two Seats at the Table

LGBTQ Ohioans had incredible success at the polls in November. As the new year begins, election winners are taking office.   By Bob Vitale Tamaya Dennard took her oath as a new member of the Cincinnati City Council on Tuesday with her...
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