Wednesday, July 18, 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...

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...

Ohio’s Parade of Prides Makes a Stop This Weekend in Cincinnati

Prizm News / June 22, 2018 / By Bob Vitale   Superfruit, Cazwell, Ginger Minj and Derek Delequa headline 45th Cincinnati Pride on Saturday.   By Bob Vitale The torch—plus the rainbow balloons and the glitter—has been passed to Cincinnati, where a month of...

Transgender Cincinnati Teen Fights Parents in Court

By Prizm News A court case with echoes of Leelah Alcorn is making news in Cincinnati. A 16-year-old transgender boy, backed by Hamilton County social workers, has asked a local judge to allow him treatment at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. His parents...

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...

Election 2017: Meet Ohio’s 20 Openly Gay and Lesbian Candidates

There are 20 openly gay and lesbian candidates on Ohio's local-election ballots today. They're seeking office as city and village council members, school board members, a city auditor and a municipal court judge. AKRON Patrick Bravo, executive director of the Summit...

Living With Change Foundation Is Changing Life for Trans Youth, Families

PRIZM News / June 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale The new Cincinnati foundation aims to expand treatment, educate schools, connect resources.   By Bob Vitale Perhaps no community in America has taken Leelah Alcorn’s message to heart more than her own hometown. Since...

Prizm Cover Story: Cincinnati’s Political Power Shift

Prizm News / November 2, 2017 / By Bob Vitale Cincinnati was once among the nation's most anti-gay cities. On Tuesday, seven gay and lesbian candidates will make its local election ballot one of the most inclusive. How times have changed. By...
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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...

Love Stories

Prizm News / February 1, 2018 A collection of connections sharing a common love within our community.   Brandon Buchanan & Joseph Pedro - Columbus   How did you meet? Joe: Brandon approached me first and asked me on a date, which is something I would have never...