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  • Lawsuits target companies for transgender discrimination

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a pair of lawsuits on Thursday against companies in Florida and Michigan accused of discriminating against transgender employees.  Both lawsuits cite violations under the Civil Rights Act of 1964,...
  • Community members grill GLCCB director candidate on experience, vision

    Community members grill GLCCB director candidate on experience, vision
    The pent-up frustration in Baltimore's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with the center founded decades ago to serve their needs was on full display Tuesday night, when several local activists grilled a candidate for the center's open...
  • Threat to leak photos of actress Emma Watson exposed as a hoax

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An online threat to release nude photos of British actress Emma Watson after she launched a gender equality campaign at the United Nations was revealed on Wednesday to be a hoax - and probably by a hoax group....
  • Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections

    Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections
    The Florida governor's race could turn on the turnout of various pockets of voters. No bloc is going un-courted as the candidates pull out all the stops to eke out a few more votes from pivotal demographic groups. "It's political life or death," said...
  • Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016

    Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016
    Hispanics, the fastest growing voting bloc in America and the most critical group of swing voters, don't expect either Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio — the Florida politicians widely portrayed as having the most appeal to Hispanic voters — to win the...
  • New voting strategy, atheists, and assault: Letters

    New voting strategy, atheists, and assault: Letters
    New voting strategy It seems like for at least the past 10 years, I have ended up voting for the person I least dislike. Election after election, either local or national, state or federal, I'm amazed at what's left on the ballot to vote for. I...
  • Equality, Ocoee, and Tebow: Letters

    Equality: Don't lose sight After the tragedy in Ferguson, Mo., it's understandable that letter-writer Tucker Kendrick on Sept. 9 declared, "… racism is rampant and is baked in our system." But does the Ferguson tragedy reflect the norm in...
  • U.S. should listen to the Jay Garners who back the Kurds

    Playing the historical what-if game can be as frustrating as it is fascinating. What if the Greeks had not defeated Xerxes' Persians at Salamis? What if Hitler had attacked Moscow rather than Stalingrad? And what if the Bush administration had...
  • Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon

    Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon
    Over the last year, lower federal court judges have removed most of the suspense from the questions of whether and when the Supreme Court might rule marriage equality to be a federal constitutional right. In case after case, in red states and blue, judges...
  • Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach

    Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach
    The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will bring six critically lauded documentaries, and their filmmakers, to Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach in a monthly series beginning Saturday, and as much as its host, veteran South Florida...
  • Marvel, George Takei among honorees for LGBT Center Vanguard Awards

     
    Marvel Entertainment and activists George and Brad Takei are set to receive Vanguard Awards at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's […]...