When I offhandedly hear that someone has placed the blame for a national tragedy at the feet of the LGBTQ+ community, I usually just roll my eyes. Rarely do I care about the desperate ravings of some random televangelist (not my faith) or far-away elected dogcatcher (not my community).

When the Cleveland Chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) debuted 34 years ago, the landscape for LGBTQ+ rights was markedly different. The group still sticks to its primary mission to provide support via group meetings, host educational activities at Northeast Ohio employers and universities, and promote advocacy by sponsoring special events and presenting awards.

Prizm News / July 10, 2019 / By Ken Schneck How one passionate mother helped lead Medina to offer protections to the LGBTQ+ community When Medina this week became the 25th community in Ohio to pass comprehensive protections for the LGBTQ+ community, that victory didn’t just spontaneously happen. This hugeContinue Reading

“This is best part of my job,” he says. “I get to invite artists from incredibly diverse backgrounds whose aesthetics continue to implore audiences to question ways in which dance as an art form negotiates the idea of freedom while advocating for equity and global resistance.”