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  • Speak Out caller: Be alert for scammers who come to your door

    Scam alert: Last week, I got a call from a woman who said she was from Publisher's Clearing House's Winning Circle. She said I won a Mercedes. She knew my name, my telephone number and all kinds of things about me. She said all I had to do was pay for the...
  • Oklahoma bill on Uber deletes protection for gay riders

     Oklahoma bill on Uber deletes protection for gay riders
    A bill that sets up a regulatory framework in Oklahoma for ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft passed the state Senate on Wednesday, but not before a provision protecting gay and transgender passengers from discrimination was removed. The version...
  • Attorney General says fertility law for same-sex couples may discriminate against straight ones

    Attorney General says fertility law for same-sex couples may discriminate against straight ones
    A law passed this session to end discrimination against lesbian couples seeking advanced fertility treatments in Maryland may have "inadvertently" introduced discrimination against straight couples, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh....
  • Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?

    Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?
    Quick—what is the big issue facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Marylanders in 2015? Both the state legislature and voters made 2012 the year that the state chose same-sex marriage. In 2014, the legislature passed expanded anti-...
  • Watch out! Many classic movies have offensive racial stereotypes

    Watch out! Many classic movies have offensive racial stereotypes
    Confession time: I know plenty of people love it, but I don’t really care for “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Sure, Audrey Hepburn is all kinds of fabulous. But her character, Holly Golightly, drives me nuts, and there’s no getting...
  • At center of Supreme Court gay marriage case, a story of love amid crippling disease

    At center of Supreme Court gay marriage case, a story of love amid crippling disease
    There are more than 30 plaintiffs in the gay marriage lawsuits that will be argued before the Supreme Court this month. But the case that will go down in history is named for just one, Jim Obergefell, a 48-year-old real estate salesman from Cincinnati who...
  • Stop doubling down on LGBT discrimination: Editorial

    Stop doubling down on LGBT discrimination: Editorial
    Public attitudes on gay rights have undergone a remarkable, rapid reversal across America in recent years, including in Florida. In 2008, 62 percent of state voters approved an amendment to the constitution to ban same-sex marriage. By last year, a...
  • EEOC holding public meeting in South Florida

    EEOC holding public meeting in South Florida
    As part of its 50th anniversary, the The Equal Employment Opportunity's Commission will hold its regular commission meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Miami-Dade College, 500 NE 2nd Ave. Room 7128. The meeting is open to public observation. District...
  • The struggle for gay rights isn't over

    The struggle for gay rights isn't over
    The reasoning behind the "righteous outrage" that commentator Jonah Goldberg uses to describe "know-nothings of every stripe" who are serious about protecting civil rights is twisted at best ("How do 'religious freedom' acts encourage discrimination?"...
  • Seminar features emotional support animal discussion

    Seminar features emotional support animal discussion
    Dan Tiernan, COO of Campbell Property Management, sponsored a seminar for the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations, community presidents and board members recently at Coral Lakes Clubhouse in Boynton Beach. Principal speakers were two...
  • Eye clinic will pay $150K to settle transgender worker's lawsuit

    Eye clinic will pay $150K to settle transgender worker's lawsuit
    A Central Florida eye clinic has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve a discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a transgender employee who was terminated. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit, which alleges the Lakeland...