Wednesday, December 13, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘Are You Gay or Straight?’

PRIZM News / October 3, 2017 / By Jim Obergefell When the question came up, a scared Ohio grad student made a life-changing decision and came out. By Jim Obergefell “Are you gay or straight?” My friend Cass, sitting in the driver’s seat,...
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