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  • Review: 'Pride' ★★★

    Review: 'Pride' ★★★
    Now that folks can get gay-married in Wisconsin and Indiana, it's safe to say a genial, fact-based British heart-warmer such as "Pride" can enter the U.S. marketplace without threatening the stability of the republic. Like "Billy Elliot," "Kinky Boots,"...
  • Kuehl, Shriver each made their mark

    Kuehl, Shriver each made their mark
    For Bobby Shriver, homelessness has always been an issue close to his heart. He made it a central focus during his years on the Santa Monica City Council. But his dogged campaign alienated some would-be allies and, former colleagues say, ultimately made...
  • What About Transgender Coverage?

    The Courant’s Dec. 26, 2013, article “State Requiring Health Insurers to Cover Gender Transition" referenced Bulletin IC-37 from the state Insurance Department, which requires health insurance policies issued in Connecticut to provide “...
  • Pam Bondi's failures leave one choice: George Sheldon

    Pam Bondi's failures leave one choice: George Sheldon
    When Pam Bondi became Florida's first female attorney general in January 2011, some who had known her as a prosecutor in Tampa had hopes she would be a real problem-solver, not a partisan ideologue. Those hopes faded quickly. Just two months later, as a...
  • Ethnic aristocracies have no place in modern America

    Once upon a time, the liberal position was to reject the old discriminatory branding of people by the color of their skins rather than by the content of their characters. Not now. Political and career advantage is found in trumpeting -- or occasionally...
  • Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wants to take equality in a new direction

    Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wants to take equality in a new direction
    What comes after marriage for the LGBTQ rights movement? Dustin Lance Black has dedicated much of his work to addressing this question, both in and out of Hollywood. It’s part of the reason he joined Emmy-nominated “Orange is The New Black&...
  • L.A. County sees its lowest tally of hate crimes in 24 years

    L.A. County sees its lowest tally of hate crimes in 24 years
    Los Angeles County saw the fewest number of hate crimes reported in 24 years in 2013, but black residents made up the overwhelming majority of victims despite making up less than 10% of the population, according to an annual report released Wednesday by...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • Maryland lags behind in hiring Hispanics [Commentary]

    Maryland lags behind in hiring Hispanics [Commentary]
    In Maryland, Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the population and in the workforce, yet only 1 percent of them are employed by the state government. An analysis of the state's most recent Equal Employment Opportunity Report, for fiscal...
  • Letter: Royal would work to shrink government

    The race for Assembly District 43 showcases two disparate views of freedom. Republican Todd Royal believes in maximum personal freedom and minimal government control. His adversary, Mike Gatto, is a “tax and spend” Democrat who will...
  • Record number of Latinos eligible to vote, but midterm clout limited

    Record number of Latinos eligible to vote, but midterm clout limited
    A record number of Latinos are eligible to vote this year, but despite the rising numbers, Latino political clout will be sharply limited in the upcoming midterm election, according to a detailed new study. Very few of this year’s competitive...