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  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz praises Obama order banning anti-gay discrimination by federal contractors

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz praises Obama order banning anti-gay discrimination by federal contractors
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said Monday she favors President Obama's order banning federal contractors from discriminating against lesbian and gay employees. Wasserman Schultz's...
  • Does anti-Semitism threaten American Jews?

    In a recent issue of Time magazine, Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, former president of the Union for Reform Judaism, writes that anti-Semitism is "not a threat to American Jews." He could not be more wrong. Let us start with the obvious. Any threat to world Jewry...
  • Limited ban on anti-gay discrimination is a welcome start

    Limited ban on anti-gay discrimination is a welcome start
    That “whooshing” sound you just heard? That was President Obama making another partial end-run around Congress, also known as “the place where legislation goes to die.” Word filtered out of the White House on Monday morning...
  • Job Applicants: Maybe It's Best Not To Mention Religion

    If you're trying to get a job, it may be better not to disclose your religious preferences, especially if you're Muslim. That's the conclusion that could be drawn from two studies done by University of Connecticut researchers that show that employers are...
  • Obama will extend job protections to LGBT workers

    WASHINGTON The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, elating gay rights activists, who've been...
  • A new, open life for transgender people

    PITTSBURGH The "T" in LGBT the last letter in the acronym representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals is finally getting its turn in the spotlight. The small but increasingly visible transgender wing of the LGBT movement is moving...
  • When money's tight, humans define 'people like me' as more deserving

    When money's tight, humans define 'people like me' as more deserving
    In the recession from which the United States is recovering, unemployment among blacks and Latinos has been deeper and more entrenched; incomes in black and Latino communities have fallen more sharply; and recovery has been slower and far less complete....
  • Disney sued for age discrimination by longtime executive

    Disney sued for age discrimination by longtime executive
    LOS ANGELES - Kevin Brady, who used to work at Disney as the director of the story department, has filed a discrimination suit against the studio, which he claims unfairly fired him because of his age. Brady joined Disney 26 years ago when he was just...
  • Latino groups push for update to Voting Rights Act

    WASHINGTON Citing concerns about new state voter-ID laws and voter roll purges, a coalition of Latino organizations on Thursday called on Congress to push ahead with its update of the federal Voting Rights Act. Speaking in a news conference on the...
  • War and love: A father's firsthand account

    War and love: A father's firsthand account
    Every year around Father's Day, I recall several personal stories my father, now long gone, told me during our trip to the Normandy battlefield 30 years ago. Since this summer is the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Europe in World War II, the...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Way Out'

    A young gypsy woman trying to lead a "normal" life is in a constant battle against prejudice and her own community's entrenched behavior in "The Way Out." Returning to the milieu of his debut, "Marian," helmer-scripter Petr Vaclav depicts a marginalized...