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  • ParityFest brings underproduced plays by women playwrights to Baltimore

    ParityFest brings underproduced plays by women playwrights to Baltimore
    Women are underrepresented and underpaid in virtually every sector of the arts. Art created predominantly by white men continues to fill museums and galleries, while films with male directors, producers, and lead roles continue to dominate box offices and...
  • LGBT center hosts first Diversity Honors

    LGBT center hosts first Diversity Honors
    When Jazz Jennings sees the impact she's had, she knows she can't stop being an activist for the LGBT community. "I have to do this for the benefit of other people," said Jennings, 14, an incoming high school freshman. "It's changed lives and saved...
  • Gay couples ask judge to make counties comply with ruling

    Groups representing same-sex couples Tuesday said more Alabama counties are beginning to follow the U.S Supreme Court's marriage ruling but want a federal judge to order reluctant probate judges to comply. "That number refusing is dwindling, but we are...
  • Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapers

    June 30, 2015 The (Bloomington) Pantagraph Democratic duo needs to compromise Gov. Bruce Rauner took the right path last week when he vetoed the out-of-balance budget passed by the General Assembly. The era of approving a budget with no grounding in...
  • Lawsuit challenges governor's religious objections order

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's executive order that aims to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and should be thrown out, gay rights advocates argue in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The American Civil Liberties...
  • LGBT victories leave Equality Maryland on last legs

    LGBT victories leave Equality Maryland on last legs
    Victories in LGBT rights have left a state advocacy group with dwindling funding. The Board of Directors of Equality Maryland and its foundation announced Tuesday that it will either reduce or cease operations next month due to declining revenues...
  • Equal protection protests lead to arrests at NC legislature

    More demonstrators at the North Carolina Legislative Building were arrested Wednesday after advocating equal protections for gays, immigrants and the uninsured in the wake of last week's Supreme Court rulings. General Assembly police placed six...
  • Michigan senators spar over Juneteenth slavery resolution

    A proposed Michigan legislative resolution recognizing a holiday that celebrates the end of slavery is on hold because Republican leaders are uncomfortable with the language, spurring criticism from the measure's black sponsor that attempting to change...
  • With new chair, NY St. Patrick's parade to add 2nd gay group

    After ending a long and controversial ban on gay groups this year, the nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade has new leadership and plans to add another gay contingent to its ranks, organizers said Wednesday. John Lahey was elected chairman on...
  • Will your views fall on right or wrong side of history?

    Will your views fall on right or wrong side of history?
    Will your beliefs, viewpoints and actions be on the right side of history, or on the wrong side? This is a polarizing time period in our lives, with wave after wave of controversial issues crashing upon our collective conscience. The latest wave –...
  • Gay marriage is not an attack on religious freedom

    Gay marriage is not an attack on religious freedom
    The loud protests by certain people against the Supreme Court’s approval of same-sex marriage are completely specious because there are no direct victims harmed by this ruling. The mere fact that some religious groups oppose the idea is not a...