Friday, December 15, 2017

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...

Nickie Antonio Announces State Senate Candidacy

By Prizm News The first openly gay Ohioan elected to the state House of Representatives hopes to become the first openly gay Ohioan elected to the state Senate. State Rep. Nickie Antonio announced her candidacy Thursday in Ohio's 23rd Senate District,...

Behind the Music

Prizm News / December 1, 2017 / By Kayla Beard   Ohio’s gay men’s choruses put a happy face (and a campy number or two) on some pretty serious work.   By Kayla Beard When Ohio’s four gay men’s choruses perform their annual holiday...

How Your Holiday Shopping Can Help LGBTQ Causes

By Bob Vitale You've vowed not to overdo it this holiday season.  But you know you will.  Far be it from us to enable bad habits—you sure you don't want one more slice?—but if you're going to overspend, you might as well...

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...

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...

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...

Fighting for Transparency

Prizm News / November 2, 2017 / By Giovonni Santiago Giovonni Santiago won his own internal battle, but the transgender Air Force veteran from Akron fears for those who are currently on the frontline in President Trump's culture war.   By Giovonni Santiago Illustration by...

Meet the Ohio College Athlete Who’s on Our Team

Prizm News / November 2, 2017 / By Alison Lukan Wyatt Pertuset has been openly gay since his high school days in Richwood, Ohio. Now his goal is to leave a mark on college football. By Alison Lukan Wyatt Pertuset has a dream....

Mary Lambert Is Bold

Prizm News / November 2, 2017 / By Erin McCalla The lesbian singer and songwriter is enjoying her work and embracing her role-model status as she brings her concert tour to Columbus.   By Erin McCalla You can tell that Mary Lambert smiles...
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