Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Cincinnati Teens Are Transitioning With the World

Their families are supportive, their schools are trying, and their futures are bright. Is it a sign that society is being fixed?   A Conversation With Staley Munroe Prizm creative director Staley Munroe sat down recently with three fellow transgender Ohioans to...

One of Us: Evans Mirageas

PRIZM News / April 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Evans Mirageas Artistic Director, Cincinnati Opera Home: Cincinnati Identifies As: Gay Pronouns: He/Him/His Evans Mirageas’ career in the arts has taken him to Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, London, Cologne and elsewhere. He was named...

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...

Comedy’s Queer Queens Heading to Columbus, Toledo, Cincinnati

Prizm News / April 20, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Poppy Champlin has been touring with other lesbian comics for nine years now. So these four lesbians walk into a comedy club… Actually, we’ll leave the jokes to Poppy Champlin, Brooke Cartus,...

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Cincinnati Group Offers Scholarships, Mentoring to LGBTQ Students

Prizm News / April 1, 2018 / By Kayla Beard Proud Scholars eyes expansion into Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Akron and beyond. By Kayla Beard Noah Kling, like too many LGBTQ people, remembers what it was like to be abandoned. “When I came out...

Hal Sparks: ‘The Tide of Change Is With the LGBT Community’

Prizm News / March 5, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   Greater Cincinnati HRC honors a hometown ally, who derides Trump and the 'politics of division.'    By Bob Vitale    Hal Sparks jokes that his agents wore hazmat suits and handed him the first script...
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Glorious Food! And the LGBTQ Ohioans Who Dish It Up

PRIZM News / March 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale Why are LGBTQ people drawn to the restaurant business? Scott Heimlich, the owner of Barcelona, pondered the question for a bit as we spoke at his Columbus restaurant one afternoon. He...

Cincinnati Judge Grants Trans Teen the Right to Pursue Treatment

PRIZM News / February 20, 2018 / By Bob Vitale But she also asks Ohio legislators to address the issue so others won't have to fight it out in court. A Cincinnati judge has awarded custody of a transgender 17-year-old to the grandparents who...

The Dock in Cincinnati Is the Latest Ohio Gay Bar Set to Close

Prizm News / February 7, 2018 / By Bob Vitale The state of Ohio has bought the nightclub to make way for nearby bridge improvements, but its final night isn't yet certain.       By Bob Vitale Say goodbye to another gay bar: The...