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  • U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia

    U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court stopped gay marriage in Virginia from going ahead on Wednesday, staying an appeals court ruling that had struck down a state ban. The court granted a stay application filed by opponents of gay marriage. The...
  • U.K. Pay TV Operator BSkyB to Improve Diversity on Both Sides of the Camera

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has made a pledge to fill at least 20% of the leading roles in its new, non-returning entertainment shows with black, Asian and minority ethnic folk. The undertaking is one of the goals the...
  • Book Talk: Chen pushes boundaries in Singapore, one play at a time

    By Caroline Ng SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Two central themes of Loretta Chen's "Woman on Top" - sexuality and censorship - come at a timely moment for her home country of Singapore. In June a record crowd turned out for a gay rights rally in the...
  • How to end California's political gender gap

    How to end California's political gender gap
    On Tuesday, Women's Equality Day marks the 94th anniversary of women's suffrage — and offers a moment to reflect on the so-called political progress of American women. Emphasis on the "so-called." From our city halls to the halls of Congress,...
  • Iraqi genocide familiar story to Jews

    As thousands of religious minorities face genocide in northern Iraq at the hands of ISIS terrorists, Iraqi Jews living in South Florida react to the current slaughter, and recall the persecution they have experienced in Iraq and throughout other Middle...
  • Luxembourg premier joins vanguard of gay leaders

    Luxembourg premier joins vanguard of gay leaders
    The remarkable thing when this tiny nation legalized same-sex marriage in June wasn't that the conservative-leaning prime minister, Xavier Bettel, supported the new law. It was that he might be among the first to take advantage of it. Bettel and his...
  • Orlando audition: Actor/instrumentalists for Mad Cow's 'The Dead'

    Mad Cow Theatre announces auditions for actors who play instruments for James Joyce's The Dead MAD COW THEATRE is holding auditions for its upcoming production of James Joyce's The Dead. Production dates are December 5, 2014 – January 4, 2015 with...