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  • Chicago banks, investment firms join forces to boost minority hiring

    Chicago banks, investment firms join forces to boost minority hiring
    As the nation gets more diverse, 13 financial services firms with operations in the Chicago area have joined together to look for ways to get more black and Latino workers into their industry. The group, called the Financial Services Pipeline, will hold...
  • LGBT Floridians hope for progress despite election losses

    LGBT Floridians hope for progress despite election losses
    The 2014 election wasn't a good one for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. LGBT organizations supported Democrats Charlie Crist for governor and George Sheldon for attorney general, but both lost. So did state Rep. Joe Saunders,...
  • Despite Obama outreach, Myanmar's transition to democracy remains troubled

    BEIJING Two years ago, Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Myanmar, hopeful that U.S. assistance to a budding Asian democracy would be one of his signature foreign policy achievements. On Wednesday, Obama will make a return...
  • Group rates Naperville low on LGBT equality in Illinois

    Group rates Naperville low on LGBT equality in Illinois
    Naperville is in line with other cities nationwide when it comes to inclusion for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, but lags behind some of the largest cities in Illinois, according to a recent study. The Human Rights Campaign...
  • Hispanic families lag in getting immunizations

    Hispanic families lag in getting immunizations
    Sometimes, the most powerful weapon against disease is education. As president and CEO of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options, I am passionately committed to educating Hispanic...
  • Kellogg gets criticism, support for gay pride ad

    Conservative groups are taking to social media to criticize a Kellogg ad featuring Frosted Flakes character Tony the Tiger that says, "Wear your stripes with pride," and sponsorship of a gay pride march in Atlanta. But others are firing back, voicing...
  • New autism risk factor emerges from California study

    Source: UCLA Fielding School of Public Health whatdoctorsknow.com While the prevalence of autism has been reported to be highest among non-Hispanic white children, a new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has turned that notion...
  • In Colorado, gubernatorial candidates court Latinos, talk leadership

    In Colorado, gubernatorial candidates court Latinos, talk leadership
    At a quaint tamale shop on this city's north side, Democratic brass on Sunday gathered in support of Gov. John Hickenlooper, who this week faces one of the toughest election battles of his decadelong political career. As the smells of handmade tamales...
  • William and Mary speaker to discuss book on gay steelworkers

    William and Mary speaker to discuss book on gay steelworkers
    Anne Balay tells the story of a lesbian steelworker in northwest Indiana assigned to work with a man who didn't like her, a man they called "Weasel." In short order, Weasel dropped a 70-pound gear casing on the woman's thumb — on purpose, the...
  • UCLA faculty approves diversity class requirement

    UCLA faculty approves diversity class requirement
    The faculty of UCLA’s largest academic unit voted by a narrow margin to require future undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity. The move came after three previous efforts had failed. Officials announced...
  • Seeking An Edge, Foley Courts Latino Vote

    Seeking An Edge, Foley Courts Latino Vote
    Three days before Election Day, Republican gubernatorial nominee Tom Foley courted Latino voters at a rally with former Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuno – marking an effort by the challenger candidate to pick off votes from a community that...