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  • Gay rights groups halt support for ENDA workplace discrimination bill

    Gay rights groups halt support for ENDA workplace discrimination bill
    Six national gay rights groups withdrew support Tuesday for what had been hailed as historic legislation to prohibit workplace discrimination, citing concerns over an exemption for employers who object to homosexuality on religious grounds. Led by the...
  • John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

    John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
    West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and...
  • Comcast race discrimination suit certified as class action

     Comcast race discrimination suit certified as class action
    A federal judge has allowed some African-American employees alleging race discrimination at a Comcast Corp. facility on the South Side to sue as a class, a decision that would increase the risk for the company. Eleven current and former workers...
  • Ask Amy: Woman questions her orientation

    Ask Amy: Woman questions her orientation
    Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have been together for five years. We were long distance for four years, and then last year I moved to Florida to be with him. He has always said he doesn't want to live anywhere other than Florida. Initially, I didn't think...
  • New voter law draws opposition in North Carolina

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - Critics of North Carolina's new voter law argued on Monday for blocking key provisions such as fewer early voting days and the end of same-day registration before November's midterm elections to avoid disenfranchising...
  • Why most seniors can't afford to pay more for Medicare

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Should seniors pay more for Medicare? Republicans think so; they have repeatedly called for replacing the current program with vouchers that would shift cost and risk to seniors. There's no doubt this is where Republicans will take us...
  • Documentary to follow up on gay rights issues at Sochi Olympics

    Documentary to follow up on gay rights issues at Sochi Olympics
    In the wake of the 2014 Sochi Wiinter Games -- where gay rights in sports became an issue -- Robert Redford's Sundance Productions is working on a documentary that chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes. Retired ...
  • New law updates state code to use gender-neutral marriage terms

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Monday a measure that would update state law to reflect that same-sex marriage is legal in California, including replacing "husband" or "wife" with the gender-neutral term "spouse."  The state resumed issuing marriage...
  • Obama orders states to move good teachers to needy schools

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration said Monday it will require states to show how they will make sure that all children particularly those who are poor or minorities have high-quality teachers. The White House said it's another example of acting without...
  • Orlando considers ban on transgender discrimination

    Orlando considers ban on transgender discrimination
    Orlando may outlaw discrimination against transgender people, forbidding businesses and landlords from denying employment, housing or public accommodation to those who identify themselves as a member of the opposite sex. If the City Council approves,...
  • Direct democracy an invitation to mob rule

    Professor George A. Nation's Your View praised Founding Father James Wilson and his belief in democracy. He indicated that Wilson and Madison were co-architects of our Constitution. Professor Nation did not mention Madison's view of democracy: "It is,...