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  • West County: Local group celebrated read-in for Black History Month

    West County: Local group celebrated read-in for Black History Month
    In honor of Black History Month, the Anne Arundel County Chapter of the Continental Societies Inc. presented an African-American Read-In at Frank Hebron-Harman Elementary School in Hanover during the first week in February. The Continental Societies...
  • Notre Dame gay group to give award to NHL executive Burke

    The Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College plan to honor an NHL executive who helped launch the You Can Play Project in honor of his younger brother. Patrick Burke will receive the Thomas A. Dooley Award on...
  • Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury

    Jurors were set to begin their second day of deliberations on Thursday in a gender-bias case that has drawn attention to the treatment of women in Silicon Valley. During closing arguments, attorney Therese Lawless told the jury to let defendant Kleiner...
  • Arkansas governor says he'd sign religious protection bill

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he would sign into law a religious protection measure that opponents have said amounts to a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the state. The Republican governor said he supports the latest...
  • Garcia, Lewis have lunch in rare joint public appearance

    Garcia, Lewis have lunch in rare joint public appearance
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis on Thursday made her first public appearance of the runoff election with the candidate she recruited to challenge Mayor Rahm Emanuel when a cancer diagnosis forced her out of the contest. Cook County...
  • Indiana religious objections bill signed as dispute swirls

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay...
  • Trooper's killer had been convicted in supremacist brawl

    A Michigan man killed in a shootout that also left a rookie Wisconsin state trooper dead was part of a group of skinheads who attacked black and Hispanic people nearly 20 years ago, court records show. Steven Timothy Snyder was convicted in 1996 of...
  • Women, minorities gain ground in U.S. workforce

    Women, minorities gain ground in U.S. workforce
    Women and minorities make up a greater share of the U.S. workforce according to a new report by CareerBuilder. The report, "Changing Face of U.S. Jobs," released this week, looked at how a more diverse population is affecting the composition of nearly...
  • Venezia: Concert pays tribute to heroes of gay men's chorus

    If you love the music of Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé, Cher, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Pink, then this weekend you're in for a real treat. The Irvine Barclay Theatre will rock to the sounds of these great divas as MenAlive - Orange County's Gay Men's Chorus...
  • Indiana Gov. Pence defends religious objections law: 'This bill is not about discrimination'

    Indiana Gov. Pence defends religious objections law: 'This bill is not about discrimination'
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay...
  • Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor

    A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on...