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  • 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....
  • Coming Out

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

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military
  • EEOC: Evidence points to gender discrimination at Ford Chicago plant

     EEOC: Evidence points to gender discrimination at Ford Chicago plant
    An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigation has found "reasonable cause to believe" that four women who filed a civil lawsuit against Ford Motor in November were discriminated against and subjected to racial and sexual harassment. The...
  • Gay community protests religious freedom law

    Members of Northwest Indiana's gay community are speaking out against a new Indiana law that's supposed to protect the religious freedom of businesses. Bonnie Everly and Lyn Judkins, a Chesterton couple who helped overturn Indiana's gay marriage ban last...
  • NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business

    NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business
    If it were feasible on such short notice to relocate the college men's basketball Final Four, set to tip off next weekend in Indianapolis, the NCAA would have to consider it. For everyone's sake. Indiana decreed Thursday that what people believe can...
  • Illinois law on religious objection balanced by discrimination ban

    Illinois law on religious objection balanced by discrimination ban
    When Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a new state law that allows people and companies to claim a religious objection to doing business with same-sex couples, he pointed to Illinois and Kentucky, saying he was simply bringing the state in line with its...
  • Ellen Pao verdict: No gender bias or retaliation by Kleiner Perkins

    Ellen Pao verdict: No gender bias or retaliation by Kleiner Perkins
    A civil-court jury Friday returned a verdict in the high-profile Ellen Pao gender discrimination case, finding that  powerful venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against her because of her gender and did not...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • Former student charged in noose left on integration statue at Ole Miss

    Former student charged in noose left on integration statue at Ole Miss
    A former University of Mississippi student has been indicted on federal charges connected to a noose being put on a statue of the student who integrated the school, the Justice Department said Friday. The noose and a former Georgia flag that prominently...