Thursday, December 13, 2018

Election Notwithstanding, LGBTQ Ohio Has Moved Forward in 2018

Prizm News / December 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale A recap of successes and stories from 2018 brings a bit of holiday cheer.   Commentary by Bob Vitale Like in most conversations these days, we avoided politics until we knew we were...

Commentary: The Hidden Survivors of HIV

Prizm News / November 12, 2018 / By Jeff Berry Why people living and aging with HIV will lead the way.   Commentary by Jeff Berry When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1989, I wasn’t sure I’d be here in 2018 to...

Creep of the Week: Transphobia

Prizm News / October 29, 2018 / By D'Anne Witkowski   Commentary by D’Anne Witkowski Being in middle school is tough. Your body is going through often mortifying changes: acne, body hair, growth spurts. Your hormones are raging. Kids are often relentlessly...

My Husband Is Running for Congress, and I Approve This Message

Prizm News / October 25, 2018 / By Tom Grote As someone who struggled coming to terms with being gay, I'm proud that folks will see a gay family—my family—in a positive light.      By Tom Grote "My husband is running for Congress." For 425-plus...

We’re a Powerful Voting Bloc… But Only if We’re Voting

Prizm News / October 22, 2018 / By Bob Vitale HRC, Equality Ohio and other groups are working to harness the power of LGBTQ and allied voters. And there are a lot of us.   Commentary by Bob Vitale We’ve given the world...

Jim Obergefell’s Own Words: ‘I’m Here Because I Was Fortunate to Fall in Love’

Prizm News / October 5, 2018 / By Prizm News   Here's his full induction speech for the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame: 'Demanding equality for all is the most American action we can take.'   By Prizm News   On Thursday, Oct. 4, Jim Obergefell...

One of Us: Malik Jackson / Kardi Redd Diamond

Prizm News / October 1, 2018 / By Staley Munroe Malik Jackson / Kardi Redd Diamond Home: Canton Identifies As: Gay Pronouns: He/Him/His   When he’s onstage as Kardi Redd Diamond in Cleveland, Canton, Akron, Youngstown and beyond, Malik Jackson is thinking of...

Creep of the Week: Brett Kavanaugh

Prizm News / September 24, 2018 / By D’Anne Witkowski Supreme Court nominee 'poses a direct threat to LGBTQ equality, reproductive rights, affordable health care, immigrants’ rights...and so much more.'   Commentary by D’Anne Witkowski Well, gay sex was decriminalized in India, so that’s great...

Commentary: We’re Courting Disaster With Another Trump Justice

Prizm News / August 1, 2018 / By J. Bennett Guess Don’t be lulled into believing otherwise: Kennedy’s Supreme Court retirement puts LGBTQ lives in serious jeopardy.   By J. Bennett Guess If you’ve been experiencing sleepless nights or feeling constant nausea or...

More Than Just a Wardrobe

Prizm News / August 1, 2018 / By Staley Munroe For many LGBTQ+ people, fashion isn’t just a wardrobe of items from which we pick and choose our look of the day. It’s our armor, freedom and idenity.   Commentary by Staley...
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