Tuesday, February 19, 2019

40,000 Ohio Professionals Warned: ‘Conversion Therapy’ Could Cost Your License

Prizm News / November 1, 2018 / By Bob Vitale State board that oversees social workers, therapists and mental-health counselors is the second to issue guidance against the practice.   By Bob Vitale The state agency that licenses 40,000 mental-health counselors, social workers...

New Animation Center at CCAD Helps the Next Generation of Storytellers

Prizm News / October 2nd, 2018 / By Celina Nader Professor Charlotte Belland leads her animation students with the belief that their stories are valid and important. By Celina Nader Charlotte Belland wears an animal-printed shirt, draws a daily ink drawing of...

Caitlyn Jenner to Trans Ohio Boy: ‘You’re a Brave Role Model’

Prizm News / July 19, 2018 / By Bob Vitale https://www.facebook.com/CaitlynJenner/videos/1905104099789434/ The 15-year-year old was denied a name-change by a Warren County judge who said Jenner's transition is making kids transgender.   By Bob Vitale Caitlyn Jenner posted a video message Wednesday to a transgender...

The Political Newcomer: A Gay Teen Takes on Anti-Gay Legislator

Prizm News / July 1, 2018 / By Laura Newpoff Garrett Baldwin is an openly gay high school swimmer whose part time job is at a local burger joint. He’s looking for a promotion to the Ohio House of Representatives.   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...

Grå Måthair – ‘A Mother’s Love’

Prizm News / May 17, 2018 / By Staley Jophiel Munroe   A collaborative art-reflection piece on the magical bond of chosen-family nurture roles sustaining LGBTQ folk.   Commentary by Staley Jophiel Munro (Artist's Note: With the Gaelic narrative in my ancestry and name,...

Star House Offers a Home Away From Homelessness

  From food and clothing to art and basketball, the Columbus Center is a lifeline in Central Ohio.   By Celina Nader “It’s the little things,” says Sarah Douglas as she greets me at the Star House check-in desk. She’s the volunteer coordinator...

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...

Erin Upchurch Named New Director at Kaleidoscope Youth Center

The social worker and youth advocate starts her new job on April 16. By Prizm News Erin Upchurch, a social worker who helped found several LGBTQ groups and served on the boards of several others, has been named the new executive...
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