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  • East Haven's Police Scandal Plays Out in Elections and Town Finances

    Let's hope no one in East Haven (or Connecticut for that matter) is gullible enough to believe that town's marathon racial-profiling-and-police-abuse nightmare is now over because of last week's guilty verdicts for two cops.
  • Savage Love: Sluts and Such

    Savage Love: Sluts and Such
    Why am I such a slut? — Girl, Corrupted Are you a slut? Or are you a woman who loves sex, has a high libido, and has consensual sex with a lot of willing and grateful partners? Those are all traits for which culture wouldn't conspire to...

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...

    Peace Corps removing volunteers amid Ebola outbreak

    The Peace Corps is removing more than 300 of its volunteers from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea as an Ebola outbreak that has left hundreds dead worsens in West Africa. In a statement issued Wednesday, the Peace Corps said it is temporarily removing...

    Couples arrive early to become first in DuPage to marry under new law

    Couples arrive early to become first in DuPage to marry under new law
    Three years after becoming the first couple in DuPage County to obtain a civil union license, Roseann Szalkowski and Barb McMillan became the first same-sex couple in the county to marry Monday. While officially becoming spouses won't change much in...