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  • The past that's still with us

    The past that's still with us
    The murder last month of nine black parishioners at a church in Charleston, S.C., allegedly by a young white gunman who posted pictures of himself online with a Confederate flag, prompted a national debate over the meaning of that symbol today. Some...
  • Event defines LGBTQ needs in South Palm

    Event defines LGBTQ needs in South Palm
    On Thursday, June 25, Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services — the Boca Raton-based Jewish social-services agency — sponsored a Community Conversation about creating a more inclusive and welcoming environment in South Palm Beach County for...
  • Low turnout marks anti-gay demonstration in Kenya

    A demonstration against homosexuality in Kenya fizzled Monday after attracting only a handful of protesters. The demonstration by about 35 people was called by the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya and timed to coincide with the visit later this month of U....
  • A win for fair housing

    A win for fair housing
    The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration an unexpected but welcome victory this month in a case involving housing bias. The court upheld a long-standing precedent that the policies and practices followed by governments, lenders and others that...
  • The Girl Scouts' inspiring example of moral courage

    The Girl Scouts' inspiring example of moral courage
    Thank heaven for little girls. So sang French actor Maurice Chevalier in a famous song celebrating “their little eyes so helpless and appealing” and the fact that “they grow up in the most delightful way.” Well, we are here...
  • Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?

    You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful. More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the...
  • Is Trump's sign high-level arrogance or towering symbol of hate?

    Is Trump's sign high-level arrogance or towering symbol of hate?
    Since the tragic shooting rampage inside a South Carolina church on June 17 that claimed the lives of nine black congregants, who were senselessly killed in their sanctuary of peace and prayer in an alleged act of hate-inspired violence carried out by a...
  • Randy Blaser: Gay marriage ruling simply a new aspect of long-term religious evolution

    Randy Blaser: Gay marriage ruling simply a new aspect of long-term religious evolution
    Last week found me going back in time and thinking a lot about my friend David Frusti. I first met Frusti in Boston in the spring of 1979 when I was researching a magazine article I wanted to write about the religious aspect of the gay rights movement....
  • When 'Go Set a Watchman' arrives, what awaits the grown Scout Finch?

    When 'Go Set a Watchman' arrives, what awaits the grown Scout Finch?
    I recently stumbled across a fashion website that dared to follow the headline "To Kill a Mockingbird Sequel Announced" with the pressing question: "Is Scout Still a Tomboy?" In the amiably prescriptive style of women's magazines, a photo gallery...
  • Religious objections to civil laws have a curious history

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday, July 2: The "sincere religious beliefs" objections to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states are getting some traction, particularly in...
  • Exploring turmoil of gay men during Holocaust, 'Bent' feels fresh

     Exploring turmoil of gay men during Holocaust, 'Bent' feels fresh
    Timing is everything, and The Other Theatre Company's current revival of Martin Sherman's 1979 drama "Bent," about gay men in Germany during the Holocaust, undoubtedly resonates more strongly in the aftermath of last week's historic Supreme Court...