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  • Clinic agrees to pay $150k in transgender lawsuit

    A central Florida eye clinic has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve a discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a transgender employee who was terminated. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit which alleges the Lakeland...
  • Transgender man sues loan company over sex bias claim

    A 21-year-old transgender man says in a sex discrimination lawsuit that he was forced to leave his job at a Mississippi-based loan company once officials there found out he was born a woman but dressed and acted like a man. Tristan Broussard filed suit...
  • Guam attorney general orders gay marriage to move forward

    Guam's attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications Wednesday, putting the island on course to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay nuptials. The move by Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-...
  • Law provides an excuse to discriminate against gays

    Law provides an excuse to discriminate against gays
    The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act is just an excuse to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Some people hate gays and lesbians but won't admit it, so they need something to hide behind to avoid looking like bigots. Religion is the perfect...
  • Data shows improvements, declines in well-being of RI kids

    The lives of Rhode Island's children are improving in some areas despite declines in others, particularly among racial and ethnic groups, according to an annual fact book released Monday by a children's advocacy agency. Rhode Island KIDS COUNT...
  • Featured pets

    Dogs Here are some of the dogs currently available for adoption at the Baltimore Humane Society. Some animals may have been adopted prior to publication. For a full list as well as fees, pictures and more information, visit http://bmorehumane.org/adopt/...
  • Will Marco Rubio's appeal among Florida Hispanic voters translate nationwide?

    MIAMI Sipping cafe con leche outside Miami's Versailles restaurant, Nery Alfonso smiles wide at the thought of Marco Rubio's Republican presidential campaign. Brought to the U.S. as a young girl from Cuba, Alfonso sees a reflection of her own story as...
  • Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage

    Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage
    Guam on Wednesday became the first U.S. territory  to allow gay marriage after its attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications, according to a memo obtained by the Los Angeles Times. Atty. Gen....
  • At center of Supreme Court gay marriage case, a story of love amid crippling disease

    At center of Supreme Court gay marriage case, a story of love amid crippling disease
    There are more than 30 plaintiffs in the gay marriage lawsuits that will be argued before the Supreme Court this month. But the case that will go down in history is named for just one, Jim Obergefell, a 48-year-old real estate salesman from Cincinnati who...
  • Liberals aren't so tolerant any more

    For the past week I have been reading all the columns and comments printed in the Tribune surrounding the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. It makes me wonder if there is anyone with common sense left in this country. If the overreaction and...
  • Lawmaker says he'll change religious objections bill

    A Louisiana lawmaker said Tuesday that changes are coming to his divisive religious objections bill, a key piece of Gov. Bobby Jindal's legislative agenda that has run into sharp criticism over concerns that it could lead to discrimination against gays...