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  • 5 reasons Silicon Valley is riveted by the Ellen Pao trial

    5 reasons Silicon Valley is riveted by the Ellen Pao trial
    With salacious details of workplace trysts and alleged discrimination and the potentially high financial stakes involved, the trial of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has captured the imagination of Silicon Valley. As the jury...
  • Ellen Pao trial highlights gender gap in venture capital

    Ellen Pao trial highlights gender gap in venture capital
    "The number of women in venture capital is pathetic." That assessment comes from John Doerr, the senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers who helped fund such tech start-ups as Netscape, Amazon, Google and Uber. The statistics bear him out:...
  • Gay community protests religious freedom law

    Members of Northwest Indiana's gay community are speaking out against a new Indiana law that's supposed to protect the religious freedom of businesses. Bonnie Everly and Lyn Judkins, a Chesterton couple who helped overturn Indiana's gay marriage ban last...
  • NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business

    NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business
    If it were feasible on such short notice to relocate the college men's basketball Final Four, set to tip off next weekend in Indianapolis, the NCAA would have to consider it. For everyone's sake. Indiana decreed Thursday that what people believe can...
  • Illinois law on religious objection balanced by discrimination ban

     Illinois law on religious objection balanced by discrimination ban
    When Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a new state law that allows people and companies to claim a religious objection to doing business with same-sex couples, he pointed to Illinois and Kentucky, saying he was simply bringing the state in line with its...
  • Businesses fear costly backlash from Indiana's religious freedom law

    Businesses fear costly backlash from Indiana's religious freedom law
    At the Corner Wine Bar and Wellington Pub in Broad Ripple, the menu board outside proclaimed “service for everyone.” It’s a slogan that began popping up across Indiana on Thursday, in doorways, on windows and other spots, in response...
  • 'Star Trek' star George Takei calls for Indiana boycott

    Actor George Takei (tuh-KAY') is among those condemning Indiana's religious objections law. The "Star Trek" actor also known for his gay and civil rights activism said Thursday on his popular Facebook page he wants "socially responsible companies (to)...
  • 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...
  • Discrimination in the form of religious freedom is no virtue

    Discrimination in the form of religious freedom is no virtue
      Alarmed at the prospect that the U.S. Supreme Court will sanction same-sex marriage in every state, conservative state lawmakers are intensifying efforts to provide legal cover for evangelical Christians and others who regard homosexual unions as an...
  • What Harry Reid's departure means to 2016 battle for Senate control

    Harry Reid on Friday became the third Senate Democrat to announce plans to retire in 2016. But notably for his party's chances of regaining the majority, his retirement is the first that clearly opens the door for a Republican pickup. Republicans...
  • Arkansas Senate approves religious protection bill

    Arkansas inched closer Friday toward becoming the second state this year to adopt a law that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians, with the state Senate approving a religious protection bill. The bill, approved by the...