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  • Indiana hires PR firm after religious objections law flap

    Indiana hires PR firm after religious objections law flap
    Indiana's economic and tourism development agencies hired a public relations firm Monday to repair the damage to the state's reputation from a religious objections law that raised the specter of discrimination against gays and others. Meanwhile, the...
  • Bruce Jenner: Transgender advocates wary of spectacle taking shape

    Bruce Jenner: Transgender advocates wary of spectacle taking shape
    When Time magazine put actress Laverne Cox on its cover last year and proclaimed transgender rights as America’s next “civil rights frontier,” many activists sensed their fight was moving in the direction of acceptance. The video game...
  • Be careful bigoted businesses

    Why do many so-called religious people camouflage bigotry? Why does a business owner care about anything but whether a customer pays or not? It’s good business to serve everyone! If I’m a customer and run into a business that doesn’t...
  • Private schools can't discriminate

    Private schools can't discriminate
    I support Gov. Larry Hogan's Education Tax Credit proposal and reject the claim by the ACLU's Sara Love that all non-public schools discriminate ("Keep public funds out of private schools," April 8). All non-public schools that receive federal funds are...
  • Donald P. Russo: Age discrimination victims often overlooked

    Donald P. Russo: Age discrimination victims often overlooked
    In 2008, the American people elected Barack Obama as president, amid high hopes and cheerful expectations that our country had finally gotten past the racial divisions that have haunted us for most of the nation's history. But then, we witnessed the...
  • China cracks down on women's-rights protesters

    The feisty young women had spoken out before — dressing up in wedding gowns smeared with fake blood to protest domestic violence and "occupying" men's restrooms to advocate for more toilet facilities for women. But in early March, as they were...
  • How do 'religious freedom' acts encourage discrimination?

    How do 'religious freedom' acts encourage discrimination?
    "I could have handled that better." I don't know if the captain of the Titanic ever said that. But Mike Pence did on Tuesday. The Indiana governor has managed to step on an impressive number of parts of his own anatomy recently and in the process...
  • Emmaus students rally for transgender classmate in yoga pants

    The Emmaus High School principal will meet with students amid an outcry of discrimination that arose after a transgender student was told to change out of yoga pants that administrators felt were inappropriate. On Wednesday, a transgender student who was...
  • Lake County officials call for repeal of 'fixed' law

    Lake County officials call for repeal of 'fixed' law
    Lake County Council members called for the repeal of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act despite the clarifications approved by the state legislature last week. The measure passed 4-2 along party lines Thursday in a special meeting. Councilmen...
  • Workers say Methodist church day-care center fired them for being gay

    Workers say Methodist church day-care center fired them for being gay
    In the latest skirmish between advocates of gay rights and religious liberty, two preschool teachers in Orange County contend they were fired from a church-run day care center because they are gay. Jaclyn Pfeiffer and Kelly Bardier say they were...
  • Residents need to watch out for scam artists

    Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Scam alert: Last week, I got a call from a woman who said she was from Publisher's Clearing House'...