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  • Cardiac clinical trials short on diversity in age, race, gender

    Women, racial minorities, and people over 75 are underrepresented in the clinical trials that help determine the way all cardiac patients are treated, a study from Lankenau Medical Center researchers has found. This means that the recommendations that...
  • Ferguson is invoked in campaign literature in several states

    WASHINGTON Democrats and civil rights groups are trying to raise turnout among African-American voters around the country Tuesday by invoking a familiar and painful image: Ferguson, Mo. The civil rights group ColorofChange.org said Monday it has...
  • Paley Center gala celebrates LGBT progress in media

    Paley Center gala celebrates LGBT progress in media
    Long before “Orange is the New Black,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and even the groundbreaking “Will and Grace,” lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people appeared on television in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. ...
  • Maryland high schools unsafe for LGBT students, study says

    Maryland high schools unsafe for LGBT students, study says
    High school students in Maryland who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender constantly hear derogatory remarks and are often verbally, physically and sexually harassed and assaulted by their classmates. Fewer than half report the abuse....
  • Obama urges Myanmar to return to the path of democracy

    Invoking the United States' own messy path to democracy, President Obama urged leaders here Thursday to right a young democracy veering off course and taking with it a once-touted U.S. foreign policy success in Asia. Faltering government reforms and...
  • Executive suites slower to embrace gays than rest of business

    WASHINGTON John Browne reached the pinnacle of his profession while hiding a secret that eventually ended his run as chief executive and chairman of global energy giant BP. Allan Gilmour rose to chief financial officer at the Ford Motor Co. and was...
  • America's shift in attitude toward gays started at work

    WASHINGTON In the beginning, it was about money as much as rights. Long before America started rapidly changing its mind about gays, corporate America set the stage. From companies such as Marriott, founded by socially conservative Mormons, to technology...
  • Senate control no cure for Republican ills in 2016

    Senate control no cure for Republican ills in 2016
    Whatever the precise size of the incoming wave — and we'll leave it to forecasters and surfers to fight over that — most models are predicting a Republican takeover of the Senate, as well as gains in the House, following Tuesday's midterm...
  • Mia Love is black, Mormon, Republican — and baffling

    Mia Love is black, Mormon, Republican — and baffling
    Mia Love is already getting more attention than most of her newly elected congressional colleagues. She is Haitian-American, a woman, daughter of immigrants, Mormon, Republican and from Utah, all things that she seems eager to boast about, except when she...
  • Orlando earns perfect score for LGBT equality

    Orlando earns perfect score for LGBT equality
    Orlando is one of only three cities in Florida and 38 in the U.S. to receive a perfect score on the "Municipal Equality Index," a rating system that gauges cities' level of inclusion of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The ratings,...
  • 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...