Friday, December 15, 2017

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....

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Annual Holiday Fundraiser Shows the Heart of Toledo

Prizm News / November 7, 2017 / By Austin Mariasy A holiday party started by a group of gay friends in 1977 is now Ohio’s oldest LGBTQ community fundraiser. Next month, Toledo’s Holiday With Heart Gayla will deck the halls...

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...

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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