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  • The shame of Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law

    The shame of Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law
    I have a few basic rules when it comes to laws. 1) If you have to emphatically reassure citizens that your law won’t result in discrimination, it might be a bad law. 2) If you speak out proudly about the importance of your law and it garners...
  • 'Religious freedom' law only reinforces our state's backward image

    'Religious freedom' law only reinforces our state's backward image
    Embarrassed is the word that best sums up my feelings toward Senate Bill 101. Not angry. Not disappointed. Certainly not surprised. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is a poorly perfumed piece of legislation for what smells to me like legal...
  • Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury

    Jurors were set to begin their second day of deliberations on Thursday in a gender-bias case that has drawn attention to the treatment of women in Silicon Valley. During closing arguments, attorney Therese Lawless told the jury to let defendant Kleiner...
  • Arkansas governor says he'd sign religious protection bill

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he would sign into law a religious protection measure that opponents have said amounts to a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the state. The Republican governor said he supports the latest...
  • Garcia, Lewis have lunch in rare joint public appearance

    Garcia, Lewis have lunch in rare joint public appearance
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis on Thursday made her first public appearance of the runoff election with the candidate she recruited to challenge Mayor Rahm Emanuel when a cancer diagnosis forced her out of the contest. Cook County...
  • Datebook: '80s L.A., women photographers, Inglewood's architectural stage

    Datebook: '80s L.A., women photographers, Inglewood's architectural stage
    The L.A. photographs of Robert Rauschenberg, images by female photographers and a benefit exhibition that pays tribute to filmmaker Isaac Julien. Plus, Los Angeles graffiti artists and a talk about the evolving streetscape of American cities. Here are six...
  • Indiana religious objections bill signed as dispute swirls

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay...
  • Women, minorities gain ground in U.S. workforce

    Women, minorities gain ground in U.S. workforce
    Women and minorities make up a greater share of the U.S. workforce according to a new report by CareerBuilder. The report, "Changing Face of U.S. Jobs," released this week, looked at how a more diverse population is affecting the composition of nearly...
  • Venezia: Concert pays tribute to heroes of gay men's chorus

    If you love the music of Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé, Cher, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Pink, then this weekend you're in for a real treat. The Irvine Barclay Theatre will rock to the sounds of these great divas as MenAlive - Orange County's Gay Men's Chorus...
  • Indiana Gov. Pence defends religious objections law: 'This bill is not about discrimination'

    Indiana Gov. Pence defends religious objections law: 'This bill is not about discrimination'
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay...
  • Indiana Gov. Pence signs religious objections bill into law

    Indiana's governor has signed into law a bill restricting state government from infringing on a person's religious beliefs despite criticism that it could allow discrimination against gay people. Republican Gov. Mike Pence's action on Thursday made...