Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Election 2017: It’s a Different World for Today’s LGBTQ Candidates

Prizm News / November 7, 2017 / By Kayla Beard Politicians no longer have to avoid discussion of their sexual orientation when seeking voters' support.  By Kayla Beard  LGBTQ candidates on the ballot today in small towns and big cities across Ohio say they've encountered...

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...

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...

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...

Here Are 100 Reasons for Hope in LGBTQ Ohio

PRIZM News / October 3, 2017 / By Bob Vitale Don't get too down in this new era of emboldened opponents to our causes. There is still plenty to be optimistic about in our own hometowns.   By Bob Vitale Was it really...

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...

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...

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...

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...