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  • With new chair, NY St. Patrick's parade to add 2nd gay group

    After ending a long and controversial ban on gay groups this year, the nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade has new leadership and plans to add another gay contingent to its ranks, organizers said Wednesday. John Lahey was elected chairman on...
  • Mayo: Singing the praises of an extraordinary day

    Mayo: Singing the praises of an extraordinary day
    Every so often, a historic day comes along that isn't violent or depressing. A day about justice, equality and progress. A day filled with love, hope and forgiveness. Friday was one of those days. From gays belting out The Star Spangled Banner on the...
  • Gloucester County Attorney says school transgender restroom policy does not violate Title IX

    Gloucester County Attorney says school transgender restroom policy does not violate Title IX
    County Attorney Ted Wilmot said Wednesday he was not surprised that the U.S. Department of Justice filed court papers this week expressing its opinion that the lawsuit filed by a 16-year-old transgender student against Gloucester schools had merit under...
  • Marriage equality is just the beginning

    Marriage equality is just the beginning
    I am proud to live in a country where marriage equality is the law of the land and look forward to the day when lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens have full and equal rights in every state with regard to employment and service. — Kathy...
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Jim Obergefell; lead plaintiff in gay marriage case; Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee; Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders; Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y. ___...
  • Gay marriage is not an attack on religious freedom

    Gay marriage is not an attack on religious freedom
    The loud protests by certain people against the Supreme Court’s approval of same-sex marriage are completely specious because there are no direct victims harmed by this ruling. The mere fact that some religious groups oppose the idea is not a...
  • Obama's new 'bucket' attitude

    One of the most ironic things about U.S. presidents is how soon after they get comfortable with the job that it's over. That's a happy thought to those who can't wait to see President Barack Obama go -- as the ranks of hopeful Republican candidates...
  • Indiana's religious freedom bill among host of new laws

    Just days after a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Indiana's religious freedom law took effect Wednesday amid an ongoing national debate over gay rights and religious objections. Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act,...
  • Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts

    Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts
    Beginning in April 2017, the trustees of the Glendale Community College board are expected to be elected from five separate districts within Glendale, according to a plan the board agreed to adopt earlier this month. College officials began looking to...
  • Catherine J. Cochran

    Catherine J. Cochran
    Catherine J. Cochran, who became a fixture in Howard County civic and political life after settling there nearly 60 years ago and also had a successful real estate career, died Sunday at Holly Hill Farm in Clarksville. She was 85. "She was a wonderful...
  • Too hot: Temperatures messing with sex of Australian lizards

    Hotter temperatures are messing with the gender of Australia's bearded dragon lizards, a new study finds. Dragons that are genetically male hatch as females and give birth to other lizards. And the way the lizards' gender is determined is getting changed...