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  • Leesburg could take leadership role by passing pass non-discrimination law

    Leesburg could take leadership role by passing pass non-discrimination law
    Leesburg commissioners have a chance to lead Lake County in a field in which it traditionally has been mired in a previous century: civil rights. Commissioner Dan Robuck this week introduced an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in Leesburg for any...
  • Israeli demolition plan for Bedouin village sparks outcry

     Israeli demolition plan for Bedouin village sparks outcry
    Israelis are once again locked in a bitter settlement dispute with their Arab neighbors, but this time the conflict is not unfolding in the West Bank, but in Israel's southern desert. After years of legal battles, Israel's Supreme Court last week...
  • In Theory: On a former president leaving his faith

    In Theory: On a former president leaving his faith
    Last month, a 2009 column written by former President Jimmy Carter about his decision to quit his church on the basis of women’s rights resurfaced and went viral. The column, “Losing my religion over equality,” was published nearly five...
  • Combating anti-Semitism

    Combating anti-Semitism
    More than 300 people attended a four-hour workshop on "Anti-Semitism on College Campuses and Internationally," on April 21 at the South County Civic Center in Delray Beach, hosted by Florida Atlantic Hadassah. Presenters Hava Leipzig Holzhauer, regional...
  • 17 years after Matthew Shepard's death, Laramie passes anti-discrimination measure

    17 years after Matthew Shepard's death, Laramie passes anti-discrimination measure
    The Laramie City Council on Wednesday approved a local anti-discrimination ordinance in the college town where Matthew Shepard's death triggered nationwide sympathy and brought a re-examination of attitudes toward gays 17 years ago. The council voted 7-...
  • Female film directors are on outside looking in, but will ACLU flip the script?

    Female film directors are on outside looking in, but will ACLU flip the script?
    On Valentine's Day two years ago, film director Maria Giese met with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission staffers in downtown L.A. to talk about an issue she said was stalling her career — gender discrimination. Giese, who directed the...
  • ACLU discrimination complaint is all sorts of awkward for Hollywood

    ACLU discrimination complaint is all sorts of awkward for Hollywood
    Talk about awkward: The American Civil Liberties Union wants the Obama administration to investigate Hollywood's film and television studios, whose executives and stars have been generous supporters of the Obama administration. Good thing he's not...
  • Media find sexism in the Ellen Pao case where the jury couldn't

    Media find sexism in the Ellen Pao case where the jury couldn't
    From the progressive media's reaction to Ellen Pao's "landmark" $16-million gender-bias lawsuit against her former employer, Silicon Valley venture capitalists Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, you’d think that Pao had won — instead of...
  • Fairfax County schools pass 'gender identity' policy at odds with decision in Gloucester

    Fairfax County schools pass 'gender identity' policy at odds with decision in Gloucester
    Virginia's largest public school system, Fairfax County, voted Thursday to update its discrimination policy to include gender identity. Some believe the decision will allow transgender boys and girls to use bathrooms assigned to the gender they identify...
  • Hiring only digital natives? Bad idea.

    I come to you this week with three things: a warning, a lecture and an idea. Which would you like first? Why aren't you responding? IT'S A VERY SIMPLE QUESTION?!?! Hmmm. It seems I've overestimated print media's capacity for instantaneous...
  • Republicans defy critics of speaker on Islamic terrorism; venue backs out, forcing relocation

    Republicans defy critics of speaker on Islamic terrorism; venue backs out, forcing relocation
    Palm Beach County Republicans are going ahead with their plan to host a speaker to discuss the threat from radical Islamic terrorism, but they're now searching for a new location. The speaker in question is Geert Wilders, considered an anti-Muslim...