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  • The law is failing the women of Libya

    The law is failing the women of Libya
    TRIPOLI — What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard at her public university physically and verbally attacked her, trying to bar her from entering her classroom because she...
  • Gays, prone to providing unconditional love, make great parents

     Gays, prone to providing unconditional love, make great parents
    Gay parents. Why is this role in our society the topic of such debate? If any group of people in our society is prone to caring and providing unconditional love and acceptance, it is the gay community. Why? Perhaps no other group is more in touch with...
  • Crist files brief in support of legal challenge to Florida's same-sex marriage ban

    Crist files brief in support of legal challenge to Florida's same-sex marriage ban
    TALLAHASSEE -- Although he opposed same-sex marriage as a Republican governor and attorney general, Charlie Crist on Friday filed a "friend of the court" brief backing a legal challenge to Florida's gay-marriage ban headed to court next week. Florida...
  • Women face gender-specific challenges in fighting addiction and alcoholism

    MIAMI "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" trumpeted a popular book in the 1990s. Author John Gray didn't sell 50 million copies of his book and spark a pop culture fire by telling us anything most of us hadn't learned by grade school. Men and women...
  • Mayor's vote against gay rights hurt

    Our family felt compelled to write on the impact of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler's "no" vote in the non-binding resolution supporting gay marriage. Because he has been a supporter of gay rights, his vote does even greater damage to our family and our...
  • Mayor Seiler should embrace equality

    During the Fort Lauderdale Commission's June 17 discussion of a marriage equality declaration, Mayor Jack Seiler stated, "I have always supported civil unions with full and equal benefits" and that "I believe gays and lesbians should have equal rights...
  • Thursday: Will GOP pay a price for bashing gay pride parade?

    Thursday: Will GOP pay a price for bashing gay pride parade?
        The Republican hate mongers are at it again. This time it’s really ugly. Tea party activists – and don’t you just love the tea party activists – ripped County Commissioner Chip LaMarca and School Board member Heather...
  • Supreme Court's DOMA ruling still shaping gay marriage 1 year later

    Supreme Court's DOMA ruling still shaping gay marriage 1 year later
    The nation on Thursday marks the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act, a ruling that has shifted the political spectrum on gay issues and changed how society organizes itself....
  • Hispanic population crosses threshold

    That the Hispanic population in the Lehigh Valley is growing is hardly news. Every year, U.S. Census numbers show the rise, and new Hispanic and Latino-owned businesses in downtown Allentown seem to open daily. But in 2013, the area crossed a threshold....
  • Therapy for gays in spotlight after Texas Republicans' backing

    AUSTIN, Texas Counselors, therapists and pastors across Texas that believe people can change their sexual orientation through therapy have found themselves in the spotlight after state Republicans endorsed such therapies in their state platform....
  • Fort Lauderdale's Jack Seiler and Orlando's Buddy Dyer: so similar, yet far apart on same-sex marriage

    Fort Lauderdale's Jack Seiler and Orlando's Buddy Dyer: so similar, yet far apart on same-sex marriage
    Original post | 8:36 a.m. Updated | 12:13 p.m. Jack Seiler and Buddy Dyer are both baby boomers. They’re both former Democratic members of the Florida Legislature. They’ve both wanted to serve in statewide elected office. They’...