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  • Pittsburgh 911 dispatchers allege discrimination, harassment

    PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Three minority women are suing a Pittsburgh 911 dispatch center where they worked, alleging that sexual harassment and race-based discrimination threatened their job performance and put callers at risk, their attorney said on...
  • Kachin rebels say 23 cadets killed by Myanmar army shell

    Kachin rebels say 23 cadets killed by Myanmar army shell
    YANGON (Reuters) - Twenty three cadets of the ethnic insurgent group the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) were killed when they were hit by a single shell fired by Myanmar's army on Wednesday, the KIA said in a statement on Thursday. The KIA is the last...
  • The top workplaces for LGBT equality

     The top workplaces for LGBT equality
    Office Depot, Jarden Corp., Ultimate Software, NextEra Energy, Royal Caribbean and Carnival Corp. are among the best workplaces in South Florida for human rights equality, according to The Human Rights Campaign, a national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...
  • The Kardashians aren't just trashy, they're dangerous

    The Kardashians aren't just trashy, they're dangerous
    As you surely know, last week Kim Kardashian posed — naked — on the pages of Paper magazine. The stated goal? #BreakTheInternet. Most cultural critics rolled their eyes and cried stunt. But the Kardashians aren't just trashy. They're...
  • U.S. judge strikes down Montana's gay marriage ban

    (Reuters) - A federal judge struck down Montana's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional on Wednesday, handing gay rights advocates the latest in a wave of legal victories as the nation awaits a potential definitive ruling on the matter by the U.S....
  • Miss Fountain Valley offers take on self-image, feminism

    Miss Fountain Valley offers take on self-image, feminism
    Earlier this month, Time magazine issued an apology for including "feminist" in its poll of words that readers might like to see banned, noting that its place on the list "has become a distraction from the important debate over equality and justice."...
  • North Carolina's Rep. Butterfield will lead black caucus

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina was elected Wednesday as the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and promised to hold the group of African-American lawmakers together as the "conscience of the Congress." "We have...
  • Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina

    Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina
    Same-sex weddings could happen in South Carolina as soon as Thursday after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Tuesday to block a district court ruling that struck down South Carolina's gay marriage ban. The move, which paves the way for...
  • Racially Charged Incident At UConn Triggers Concerns About Campus Atmosphere

    Racially Charged Incident At UConn Triggers Concerns About Campus Atmosphere
    A University of Connecticut investigation into a confrontation between white fraternity students and women belonging to a black sorority is regaining momentum after new allegations about the incidents were raised at a recent student community meeting....
  • UN, African experts urge end to gay rights campaign bans

    GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations and African human rights experts on Tuesday urged African countries and others around the world to lift bans on lobbying for gay rights after Botswana's High Court ruled that a local group there had a right to be...
  • LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system

    LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system
    The officers were blunt in their assessment of the Los Angeles Police Department's disciplinary system: It was unfair and needed to be fixed. "It's all about who you know," wrote one of more than 500 officers and civilian employees who participated in a...