| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Now that the NBA is addressing ownership problems that fester behind closed doors, will the NFL step up to deal with a problem in plain sight?
After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver determined that Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the audio...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:14 PM
WASHINGTON — A new White House report on mass collection of data concludes it is "saving lives" but calls for more privacy safeguards to secure personal information from being leaked, shared without permission or used to discriminate.
| May 3, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Before you read any further, I must caution you: This column is about trigger warnings. Proceed at your own discretion.
In case you haven't heard of them, trigger warnings are the latest controversy to infect the educational realm. These cautionary...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:07 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, are marking June as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender pride month.
From Wasserman Schultz:
This June, we...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As a supporter of the Fairness For All Marylander's Act, I want to thank The Sun for running Kevin Rector's article, "Transgender student named prom queen at Baltimore high school" (May 28).
When Destiny Hartis graduates, leaves Baltimore and crosses...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I enjoyed Fred L. Pincus' commentary, "We cannot give in to bigotry" (May 30). In his second paragraph he stated that "after seeing two young black men walking toward me" he asked the question, "should I have crossed the street?" He chose to keep...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:40 PM
It was 1959 when Sheila Kuehl, an 18-year-old UCLA student, first fell in love with a woman. For a year, Kuehl stashed daily letters from her in a dresser drawer at her Westwood sorority house.
One day, Kuehl walked into the sorority den and was stunned...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:08 PM
I was appalled at the ignorant and sexist comments of Councilman Frank Quintero, who called the National Coalition For Men (NCFM) a “joke” for demanding an end to the city's sex discrimination in self-defense classes. Do your research,...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Personally, I'm grateful for Donald Sterling's retro racism. One glance at this knuckle dragger shows how far most other people have evolved. It's worth celebrating, particularly in California.
After that recently leaked recording in which the...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Google, Netflix and Amazon, along with dozens of other tech firms, are warning that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposed net neutrality rules could represent a "grave threat to the open Internet," adding to a chorus of voices who have come out against...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:11 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama worked successfully to end discrimination against gays in the military and moved swiftly to implement a Supreme Court ruling protecting married gay couples from federal discrimination.
But gay rights advocates are...