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  • Gay rights 'anti-bullying' activists: The biggest bullies of them all

    Hey, gay rights activists: Why are you doing your best to make everyone hate you? I'm talking about the forced resignation of Mozilla Corp. CEO Brendan Eich. Because six years ago as a private citizen -- I repeat, six years ago as a private citizen --...
  • Gay rights and the graham cracker theory

     Gay rights and the graham cracker theory
    "As the graham cracker industry goes, so goes the nation." A far-fetched tweak of an old political cliche? I'm not so sure. Honey Maid recently released an ad that showed, among other things, same-sex parents and their kids enjoying the company's...
  • 'Amuse Bouche' features five helpings of short plays

    'Amuse Bouche' features five helpings of short plays
    Hungry for some fresh theater? The folks at Pavement Group, in collaboration with 20 high school students from Steppenwolf's Young Adult Council, are cooking up the fourth annual Amuse Bouche project—a sampler platter of five 15-minute plays. In...
  • Art Institute taking its work outside this summer

    Art Institute taking its work outside this summer
    Washington crossing the Eisenhower? “Nighthawks” at the bus stop? Come August, American art will be meeting the public in public, with such possible combinations as Grant Wood's “American Gothic” on a subway poster, a Frank Lloyd...
  • Romania could earn billions by integrating its Roma, World Bank says

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania could enjoy a more productive economy and gain hundreds of millions of euros a year in tax receipts if it integrated its young and impoverished Roma minority, a World Bank study showed on Monday. Human rights groups have...
  • Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana

    Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana
    The General Assembly moved Saturday to dramatically change Maryland's drug laws as the House of Delegates joined the Senate in voting to make possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil offense punishable only by a fine. The House voted 78-55 to...
  • Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban

     Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban
    Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban. After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80. The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
  • Letters: What the Supreme Court has done to our democracy

    Re "Even more money in politics?," Editorial, April 3 As an attorney, any remaining illusion I had that our highest judicial body decides cases on a nonpartisan basis is gone after reading the Supreme Court's decision in McCutcheon vs. Federal...
  • Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'

    Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'
    WASHINGTON — The first time I talked to Anita Hill, she was teaching commercial law in Oklahoma, living in obscurity in the state where she grew up on an isolated farm with 12 siblings. For roughly a week in 1991, I pressed her to tell me what she...
  • New LGBT group pushes for anti-discrimination law

    A new group, Equality PA, will hold a community kickoff meeting Sunday about legislation to amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to prohibit discrimination against members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. "Our goal is to...
  • Japanese women and work: Holding back half the nation

    Women's lowly status in the Japanese workplace has barely improved in decades, and the country suffers as a result. Shinzo Abe would like to change that KAREN KAWABATA represents the best of Japan's intellectual capital. She has just graduated from...