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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • After midterms, no reprieve: 2016 presidential race is on

    Ballot propositions and congressional races are sucking up all the political oxygen in the run-up to Tuesday's elections. They should. Informing ourselves and getting out the vote is critical for the healthy functioning of our democracy. But for an...
  • 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...
  • Why don't men talk openly about work-life balance?

    Why don't men talk openly about work-life balance?
    I'm quite good at balancing things. Plates on my head, scoops of ice cream on a cone, a child in one arm and several bags of groceries in the other while trying to open a door. But the thing I care most about balancing is work and life. That doesn't...
  • Redskins owner shamed during protest of name ahead of Vikings game

    MINNEAPOLIS Thousands of protesters from several states turned out Sunday morning near where the Minnesota Vikings host the Washington Redskins in what they hope is the biggest demonstration ever against the visiting team's nickname. The marchers met...
  • 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...