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  • Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To Indiana, Says New Law Discriminatory Toward Gays, Lesbians

    Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To Indiana, Says New Law Discriminatory Toward Gays, Lesbians
    Taking a stand against an Indiana law he called "disturbing, disgraceful and outright discriminatory" toward gays and lesbians, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday banned government-funded travel to the Midwestern state. "We should continue to be...
  • Indianapolis Star calls for law protecting gays, lesbians

    The Indianapolis Star is urging Indiana lawmakers in a front-page editorial to respond to widespread criticism of a new religious objections law by protecting the rights of gays and lesbians. The Star's editorial, headlined "FIX THIS NOW," covers the...
  • Indiana religious freedom act: What's behind the law and the backlash

    Indiana religious freedom act: What's behind the law and the backlash
    When Indiana approved a law designed to allow residents and business owners to use their religious beliefs as reason to deny services to some people, the conservative state braced for some fallout. But the response was quicker and harder after a...
  • Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas

    Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas
    The fight over religious objection proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas, which was poised to become the second state this year...
  • Wilco cancels Indianapolis show over Indiana's religious objection law

    Wilco cancels Indianapolis show over Indiana's religious objection law
    Chicago-based band Wilco canceled its upcoming concert in Indianapolis after Indiana enacted a controversial religious freedom law last week. The rock band posted on its Facebook and Twitter pages Monday afternoon that the Indiana Religious Freedom...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    The Indianapolis Star. March 31, 2015. Gov. Pence, fix 'religious freedom' law now We are at a critical moment in Indiana's history. And much is at stake. Our image. Our reputation as a state that embraces people of diverse backgrounds and makes...
  • Ageism is alive and well

    I take umbrage at a recent Perspective piece about Madonna’s cries of “ageism” as a reason for setbacks in her career. The author of the column stated that she is not a victim of ageism but of life. In Madonna’s case, being...
  • Indiana learns discrimination is bad business

    Indiana learns discrimination is bad business
    The leaders of large corporations have not generally been at the vanguard of civil rights movements in this country. The average CEO is usually more concerned about stock valuations and quarterly dividends than about fighting discrimination. And when...
  • GOP hope to clarify new law; Dems want gay rights protected

     GOP hope to clarify new law; Dems want gay rights protected
    With criticism mounting from businesses, educational institutions and human rights groups, Indiana's Republican legislators are seeking to mitigate the fallout from last week's passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Some GOP officials are...
  • Racist Graffiti Prompts Connecticut College To Cancel Classes, Reflect

    Racist Graffiti Prompts Connecticut College To Cancel Classes, Reflect
    NEW LONDON — Connecticut College suspended life as usual Monday as students, faculty and administrators came together for a dayong dialogue on racism and hate speech prompted by the discovery Sunday of racist graffiti in a college bathroom. The...
  • Indiana law shows LGBT people the closet door

    Indiana law shows LGBT people the closet door
    In a private ceremony Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law Senate Enrolled Act 101, the innocuous sounding Religious Freedom Restoration Act. It prevents state and local governments from enacting laws that would "substantially burden" a...