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  • Obama speaks to Myanmar president, opposition leader Suu Kyi

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to Myanmar President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in separate telephone calls on Thursday, the White House said. Obama is due to make his second presidential visit to...
  • Indian film-maker hopes to take gay issues out of the closet

    By Shilpa Jamkhandikar MUMBAI, Oct 30 (Reuters) - An Indian director is hoping her new film will throw a spotlight on gay rights in a country where homosexuality remains taboo and little progress has been made on repealing a colonial-era law banning...
  • Rainbow revolution: US welcoming gay marriage, changing politics

    WASHINGTON It would have been unimaginable even a couple of years ago. The most powerful Republican in Washington flew to San Diego this month to help raise money for an openly gay candidate for the House of Representatives. House Speaker John Boehner,...
  • Apple's Cook signals front line of new gay rights battle

    (Reuters) - In his essay coming out as gay, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook criticized an Arizona proposal that would have given private business owners the ability to deny services to gay people on religious grounds. Cook on Thursday became the most...
  • Millions In Outside Money Pouring Into Race for Governor

    Millions In Outside Money Pouring Into Race for Governor
    HARTFORD – Millions of dollars in outside political money from the right and left is flooding into Connecticut, with the latest installment a $1.17 million contribution of "dark money" from a nonprofit conservative group in Ohio called A Public...
  • Obama urges Myanmar leader to address ethnic tensions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Myanmar leader Thein Sein in a telephone call on Thursday to take additional steps to address ethnic tensions in the country and support the civil and political rights of the stateless Rohingya Muslims...
  • Apple's Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Apple's Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward. The 53-year-old Alabama native...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces That He's Gay

    Apple chief Tim Cook said that he is "proud to be gay," becoming the most high-profile CEO to come out, in a column Thursday that he said he felt compelled to write to help establish equal rights for people regardless of sexual orientation. In a column...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook declares that he's proud to be gay

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay. Cook said that though he never denied his sexuality, he...
  • Chicago women: Enough with the catcalls

    Chicago women: Enough with the catcalls
    "Keep running, baby." Danielle Sullivan, 19, a student at Loyola University Chicago, was sick of hearing comments like that one around her Rogers Park home, particularly when she went out jogging in the mornings. The comments, she said, typically came...
  • Are you sure your daughter should dress up as a princess this Halloween?

    Are you sure your daughter should dress up as a princess this Halloween?
    If you have little girls in your life, chances are you know a thing or two about princesses. And as Halloween approaches, your little Belles or Cinderellas will take their fairy tale parading from their living rooms to the sidewalks in search of candy. ...