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  • Straight guy, gay urges and internalized homophobia

    Straight guy, gay urges and internalized homophobia
    Dear Anna, I enjoy your Friday column. I'm a somewhat happily married male with strong urges to go down on another male. Gay porn is a total turnoff, but I have gone down on a couple of guys and loved it. Kissing a guy, however, would make me ill....
  • Bishop Peggy A. Johnson: What the golden rule says about discrimination

    Bishop Peggy A. Johnson: What the golden rule says about discrimination
    As the bishop of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of The United Methodist Church, I believe that discrimination laws do not hinder religious freedom, contrary to the perspective in Dean Browning's Your View ("Freedom of speech, religion under attack by...
  • LGBT, religious rights advocates lay out ideas for Utah law

    Conservatives and LGBT activists in Utah are staking out their visions for a statewide anti-discrimination law that also protects religious rights, something called for by the Mormon church. Lawmakers are working behind closed doors to craft a bill...
  • Mayoral candidate Garcia says CPS should drop fight over lawsuit

    Mayoral candidate Garcia says CPS should drop fight over lawsuit
    Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, a mayoral candidate backed by the Chicago Teachers Union, said Chicago Public Schools should "end its self-defeating fight" against a federal lawsuit alleging pregnant teachers were targeted for firing by...
  • Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

    Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal...
  • Job discrimination all-too common

    Job discrimination all-too common
    I find the most blatant and most common form of discrimination for job candidates is age discrimination. Although not easily proven it happens all the time. Another form of discrimination involves employers who either ask for candidates to be bilingual,...
  • California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination

    California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination
    California judges will no longer be allowed to participate in the Boy Scouts organization after the state Supreme Court voted this week to eliminate an exception to a rule that bars jurists from being a part of discriminatory organizations. The Boy...
  • Local civil rights advocates worry about housing case

    Local civil rights advocates worry about housing case
    Lawyers who launched a fair-lending case in Baltimore against Wells Fargo that ended with a $175 million settlement three years ago had an effective weapon: a federal legal standard recognizing discrimination by effect as well as intent. Housing...
  • Lawsuit alleges racial, sexual discrimination at 3 McDonald's in Virginia

    Lawsuit alleges racial, sexual discrimination at 3 McDonald's in Virginia
    Ten former McDonald's workers are suing the company and one of its franchisees, alleging racial and sexual discrimination and harassment in a suit that links the restaurant giant to employee issues at three franchised restaurants in Virginia. The...
  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Discrimination is discrimination even if it's not intentional

    In an ideal America, it might be appropriate for the law to concern itself only with racial discrimination that is overt, conscious and deliberate. In the real America of entrenched racial inequality, Congress and the courts rightly have recognized that...