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  • In declining gay marriage case, Supreme Court set aside the Constitution

    In this era of Ebola and the Islamic State, other dangers might not fit into our attention span. But this week, we need to make room for the hazards of a United States Supreme Court refusing to obey the Constitution. The justices' decision not to right a...
  • Could Latino voters decide Kansas' elections?

    WASHINGTON Kansas may not be considered Latino country, but the small, albeit growing, Hispanic community across the state is emerging as a potential threat to shake up the political landscape. The state's approximately 121,000 Latino voters make up just...
  • Comedian Cameron Esposito is on a charm offensive

    Comedian Cameron Esposito is on a charm offensive
    One day this past summer when I knew I would have a little free time, I thought I would meet up with Cameron Esposito, who seems to have very little free time anymore. A few years ago she had been a fixture on the Chicago comedy scene but decided the...
  • A 'pivotal figure'

    As the first African-American attorney general, Eric Holder will be seen as a pivotal figure in our history. He has been viewed as divisive, disruptive and undisciplined, and was even censured by Congress. That being said, his work to promote civil rights...
  • In Baltimore, ballroom culture is transforming the fight against HIV

    In Baltimore, ballroom culture is transforming the fight against HIV
    It's about pomp but also power -- not only to become a YouTube sensation or niche-culture legend, but to provide a family to those without one and to drive HIV awareness in a youth demographic identified by city health workers as being particularly...
  • March to gay equality goes on, but Bondi right to fight

    March to gay equality goes on, but Bondi right to fight
    This is going to sound strange coming from me, but … Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is right. Even though, ultimately, she is dead wrong. I'm all for full marriage equality for gays, and I'm sure history will deem Florida's gay-marriage ban...
  • Same-sex marriage clears court hurdles in Idaho, North Carolina

    The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for gay marriages to begin in Idaho by lifting a temporary order from earlier this week. The justices turned down an appeal from Idaho's governor seeking to block same-sex marriages there. An earlier temporary...
  • Kim Ketterer: National Coming Out Day is a day to support those who struggle with identity

    Oct. 11 is not highlighted on many wall calendars, but it's an important day to me and for many in Pennsylvania. Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day, a day in which we recognize those with the courage to be who they are publicly, as well as those who...
  • Union: CTU president has 'serious illness'

    Union: CTU president has 'serious illness'
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis underwent surgery on Wednesday and “has a serious illness,” said union Vice President Jesse Sharkey, who at a news conference Thursday offered no further details on Lewis’ health. Sharkey said...
  • The 'coming out' letter I never sent

    It was the hardest letter I ever had to write. And it sat in a drawer at my house for nearly a decade. Dad, I write this letter because I want you to know fully who I am. There is a big part of me that you and I have never discussed. I'm the same...
  • Man charged with murder in strangling death of O.C. transgender activist

    Man charged with murder in strangling death of O.C. transgender activist
    A 38-year-old man was charged Thursday with strangling a transgender activist and dumping her body behind an Anaheim restaurant. Randy Lee Parkerson of Anaheim was formally charged with one felony count of murder. He was arrested in connection with...