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  • Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over

     Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over
    The gay rights movement is undoubtedly experiencing its most successful years: bans against same-sex marriage continue to fall; men and women have come out of the closet in business, entertainment and sports; and LGBT characters are mainstays on...
  • Centro's Jaime Garcia honored for 'community impact'

    Centro's Jaime Garcia honored for 'community impact'
    Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) presented Jaime Garcia, executive director of Elgin's Centro de Informacion, with one of their Community Impact Awards at the group's recent annual awards dinner. "Because of Jaime's tireless efforts and...
  • Thanks to TV's strong women, voters are ready for a female president

    Thanks to TV's strong women, voters are ready for a female president
    Mere hours after Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for president in 2016, "Madam Secretary's" Elizabeth McCord (Téa Leoni) helped prevent another Cold War. "The Good Wife's" Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), newly elected state's...
  • Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

    He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, officials say they believe...
  • Univision is pulling the plug on the madcap 'Sábado Gigante'

    Univision is pulling the plug on the madcap 'Sábado Gigante'
    Saturdays are about to be a lot less giant. “Sábado Gigante,” the Spanish-language TV staple that brought millions of Latino families together with its madcap contests and cheesy sketch comedy bits, will end its record 53-year run Sept. 19,...
  • NYC Council passes ban on job applicant credit checks

    The New York City Council has passed legislation that bans most employers from performing credit checks on job seekers. The bill passed the council by a margin of 47-3 on Thursday. A coalition of labor, civil rights and student groups pushed for a ban...
  • Datebook: Experimental photography, stitched portraits, night of stories

    Datebook: Experimental photography, stitched portraits, night of stories
    A night of live storytelling, pictures that play with the act of picture-making, a children’s story reinvented, and stitched pieces that evoke innocent childhood games as well as sin. Plus: a longtime L.A. gallerist unveils her new space downtown,...
  • 5 things to know about the new royal baby

    5 things to know about the new royal baby
    Royal fans are ready to welcome Prince William and Kate's second child — a younger brother or sister to Prince George, whose birth two years ago whipped up a worldwide media frenzy. As in 2013, the royals are keeping everyone guessing by disclosing...
  • Upset by political gridlock? Blame the baby boomers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. At some moment this year a U.S. baby boomer will die and, if census forecasts are right, the generation born between 1946 and 1964 will no longer be the nation's largest. Won't matter. Years after their millennial descendants overtake...
  • How the Republicans must respond to Hillary Clinton

    How the Republicans must respond to Hillary Clinton
    Round one goes to Hillary. Mrs. Clinton's video announcing her candidacy hit all the buttons — jobs, fairness, education, gender and gay rights — necessary to hold together the 51 percent majority that re-elected President Obama. Republicans...
  • Looking Out: First downtown 'prom' planned for LGBT youth

    Looking Out: First downtown 'prom' planned for LGBT youth
    Not long ago, a group of advocacy organizations and health programs geared toward helping lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth in the Baltimore area came together around a singular cause: the prom. "There's constantly this conversation...