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  • School Board member faces voters for first time since admitting use of n-word

    Facing voters for the first time since her use of a racist epithet toward African-Americans became public, Ann Murray said Monday it shouldn't be an issue in her bid for re-election to the Broward School Board. Murray said her use of the n-word "was a...
  • Obama signs order barring LGBT bias for federal contractors

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that bars companies that do work for the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Religious groups had lobbied Obama...
  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...
  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...
  • In U.S. gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With legal battles over gay marriage simmering across the United States, proponents are showcasing a group they had once sidelined: children. Lawyers are recruiting same-sex couples who have children, putting interviews with kids...
  • How do you explain gay marriage to an 8-year-old?

    How do you explain gay marriage to an 8-year-old?
    The march toward marriage equality in Florida took another step last week. Monroe County Chief Circuit Judge Luis Garcia properly ruled that 4.8 million voters got it wrong in 2008 with a state constitutional ban on gay marriage that was inherently...
  • Florida inches toward marriage equality

    Florida inches toward marriage equality
    When a state judge in Key West overturned a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages last week, he started Florida down a legally tortuous path toward marriage equality for gays, a right 19 other states have already granted. But, legal experts say,...
  • Brown playing race card to retain House seat

    Florida congresswoman Corrine Brown says she is "fighting" for the rights of black voters in her opposition to Judge Terry Lewis' ruling that her district be redrawn because it's unconstitutional. ¬†Brown is fighting for black voters — she wants to...
  • 'Bad' laws hurt sex workers, gays from Uganda to Nepal, AIDS meeting told

    MELBOURNE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After Uganda passed a law that punished gay sex with long prison sentences, Daisy Nakato got a visit from the police. The country's Red Pepper tabloid had outed hundreds of gays after President Yoweri Museveni...
  • Massachusetts mayor in flap with conservatives on gay rights

    BOSTON (Reuters) - (This story corrects July 17 story to make clear that article ran on TheBlaze.com but was not authored by Glenn Beck; changes "discrimination" to "orientation" in 2nd paragraph) The mayor of a Massachusetts city has fired back at...
  • Mayo: The gay marriage debate, as seen by an 8-year-old

    Reprint of my Sunday column on the latest Florida developments of the gay-marriage debate, and how this issue looks to the eyes of a child (in this case, my 8-year-old daughter): The march toward marriage equality in Florida took another step last week....