Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Megan Kilgore Sworn In as Columbus City Auditor

By Bob Vitale Retiring Columbus City Auditor Hugh Dorrian had some advice Thursday for his successor, who was elected in November by the widest margin of any candidate on the municipal ballot.  "Stay being Megan Kilgore," Dorrian said before administering the...

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...

‘Tom of Finland’ Film Opening in Columbus, Cleveland

  By Bob Vitale  Just about any fantasy you have right now can come to life—or at least high-resolution photography—at the other end of a Google search.  For a generation of gay men, though, erotic fantasies were fueled by the art of...

No Jail Time for Black Pride 4’s Bennet, Braxton, Denton

Prizm News / March 13, 2018 / By Bob Vitale 'You felt the need to stand up for what you believe,' judge says as she orders probation and community service for activists.   By Bob Vitale Wriply Bennet, Ashley Braxton and Kendall Denton will...

Ohio Voters Elect 17 Openly Gay and Lesbian Candidates

Prizm News / November 7, 2017 / By Bob Vitale Cincinnati and Newark become the first Ohio cities with two openly gay council members.                             By Bob Vitale  Gay and lesbian candidates were elected to nine city and village councils Tuesday, and 17...

Southeast Ohio’s Hocking Hills Offers a Natural Autumn Escape

Prizm News / October 3, 2017 / By Andrew Newman Sleep in a modern yurt, take a calming hike and enjoy a getaway close to home.   By Andrew Newman Shinrin-yoku is the Japanese practice of forest-bathing. It's the bathing of one’s mind...

Amplifying Queer Quills

Billed as the “largest gathering of queer readers northeast Ohio has seen in years,” the evening features a collection of over a dozen queer poets, storytellers, and spoken word performers.

In Cincinnati Exhibit, Queer Artist Asks 1,000 Questions About Race

Prizm News / February 27, 2019 / By Prizm News Selina Thompson's "Race Cards" is being shown through Saturday at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati. (Photo © Manuel-Vason at DARC Media, courtesy...

Appeals Court Rebukes Warren County Judge Who Denied Trans Teen’s Name Change

Prizm News / March 19, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Warren County Probate Judge Joseph Kirby (photos via Facebook) 'Unreasonable' ruling ignored parents' support and boy's best interests, review finds.

New Franklin County Effort to Focus on LGBTQ Domestic Violence

  Officials say it's the first of its kind and will be designed for domestic violence perpetrators in LGBTQ relationships. By Bob Vitale  A first-in-the-nation program that's starting in Franklin County will tailor education, treatment and other court-ordered services in domestic violence cases...
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