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Minority Groups

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  • Coming Out

    Coming Out
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military
  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Getting Help For Bullied Gay Teens

    In the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay. Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....
  • UCLA faculty approves diversity class requirement

    UCLA faculty approves diversity class requirement
    The faculty of UCLA’s largest academic unit voted by a narrow margin to require future undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity. The move came after three previous efforts had failed. Officials announced...
  • Speaking with light

    Out of the darkness, the lighted images appeared like visions above a vacant lot in Reservoir Hill: saxophonists and jazz pianists, hip-hop artists and poets. Men and women, bundled against the fall chill, gathered on the sidewalk to watch, cheering when...
  • Men make up 63 percent of Amazon global staff, data show

    SEATTLE For the first time, Amazon.com has released data on workplace diversity, something critics such as the Rev. Jesse Jackson long sought, showing that 37 percent of the company's global workforce is female and its U.S. staff is 40 percent non-white....
  • Local Asian-Americans hope to get out the vote

    Local Asian-Americans hope to get out the vote
    As a boy, Vu Nguyen used to tag along with his parents each time they went to the polls. Having fled communism in their native Vietnam, they wanted him to witness democracy in action. "They would always give me the 'I Voted' sticker, and I was so...
  • Fanboys of all stripes celebrate geekdom at Bent-Con

    Fanboys of all stripes celebrate geekdom at Bent-Con
    ”Sure, I’ve been a geek and a nerd since I was a little kid,” admits Jody Wheeler, vice-president of Bent-Con, the upcoming convention celebrating the wide cross-sections where LGBTQ and fanboy culture meet. “I had all the Star...
  • Myanmar's leaders seek to revive peace talks, maintain reforms

    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's political and ethnic leaders agreed on Friday to work together on reforms and peace talks ahead of a 2015 election after U.S. President Barack Obama urged the government to make every effort to end ethnic conflict. The...
  • Iran hits back after West condemns its human rights record

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran defended itself on Friday against Western accusations of repression and a sharp rise in executions, including that of a woman hanged for murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her. Mohammad Javad Larijani, secretary general...