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  • San Bernardino inmates allege gay discrimination in jail

    San Bernardino inmates allege gay discrimination in jail
    San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies called gay, bisexual and transgender inmates "sisses" and "freak shows" and denied them access to services given to other inmates, civil rights attorneys alleged in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. Fifteen...
  • School districts celebrate LGBT History Month

    School districts celebrate LGBT History Month
    South Florida school districts voiced their support this month for the contributions of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. On Tuesday, the Broward School Board approved a resolution celebrating October as LGBT History Month. Palm...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Oct. 22

    Five things for Wednesday, Oct. 22
    Five things for today in Orlando: man found after mother's homicide; Scott and Crist held final debate; new poll finds governor's race is divided along gender lines; lots of traffic around elementary schools; splitting Florida into two states; and more....
  • Holocaust Center joins Shakespeare Theater on civil rights debate

    Holocaust Center joins Shakespeare Theater on civil rights debate
    More than two years ago, the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center in Maitland began planning a series of exhibits to commemorate a significant date this year: the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It was the...
  • How unfair was Whittier's at-large voting system?

    To the editor: The editorial states that until recently, Whittier voters elected at-large City Council members rather than ones representing individual districts, and that this arrangement resulted in the Latino population being underrepresented. ("...
  • Women's Work Is Not Free Or Cut Rate

    Women's Work Is Not Free Or Cut Rate
    Here's something women need to stop doing to other women: We need to stop asking each other to lower our fees, cut our rates or work for free because we're members of the same sex. Many women donate our time and expertise, offering the gift of our...
  • Man admits hate crime in West Side attack on lesbian couple

    Man admits hate crime in West Side attack on lesbian couple
    On a mild July night, Quintas Lockett was walking home from a West Side liquor store with her girlfriend when the couple were beaten by an angry mob — a hate crime prosecutors said was sparked by a man who took offense at two lesbians strolling by....
  • Houston pastors fight censorship challenge

    Houston recently passed an ordinance through its city council that has sparked quite a bit of controversy amongst conservative evangelicals. The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), a broad-sweeping, left-leaning law trumpeted by the City of Houston and...
  • Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

    Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races
    In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
  • Race pits Webster's experience vs. McKenna's energy

    Race pits Webster's experience vs. McKenna's energy
    U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, with 34 years of experience as a lawmaker representing Central Florida, faces Democratic newcomer and former Navy serviceman Michael McKenna, who thinks Washington needs fresh energy, especially for military matters. Webster,...
  • Idaho pastors opposed to gay marriage sue city over law

    SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - Two pastors in Idaho, who fear they could be penalized for refusing to perform newly legal gay marriages at their private wedding chapel, have filed a lawsuit, saying an Idaho anti-discrimination law violates their right to free...