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  • Bruce Jenner: 'I am a woman'

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender...
  • Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

    Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind...
  • Congressman introduces resolution to protect LGBT people

    A congressman from Rhode Island is banding with other lawmakers to introduce a resolution seeking to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination under the law as religious objection bills in other states have prompted...
  • Kazakhstan goes to polls as president expected to win

    Voters in oil-rich Kazakhstan turned out in abundance Sunday for a carefully choreographed presidential election intended to cement the rule of the incumbent, who has ruled over the former Soviet republic for more than 25 years. The election took place...
  • Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

    In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a...
  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

    The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. But those who have known Justice Anthony Kennedy for decades and scholars who have...
  • Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

    For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape. Looming ahead for these contenders are early contests in...
  • Gloucester: School cannot grant transgender student access to boys restroom

    Gloucester: School cannot grant transgender student access to boys restroom
    The Gloucester County School Board sent more than 1,000 pages of documentation to the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday regarding a federal civil rights complaint filed by a Gloucester High School transgender student. The board instituted a policy...
  • Smug progressives might want to study history before pushing gay marriage

    Smug progressives might want to study history before pushing gay marriage
    Yesterday, on my way into Chipotle, I crossed paths with a guy wearing a bright pink T-shirt that screamed the following, in all caps: "I STAND ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY." Unsurprisingly, he looked rather proud of himself. He also looked like he...
  • City National critics want 'bank to the stars' to 'cater to the poor'

    City National critics want 'bank to the stars' to 'cater to the poor'
    Demands by advocates for low- and moderate-income banking customers are complicating the approval of a second major acquisition this year — Royal Bank of Canada's proposed $5.4-billion takeover of City National Corp. in Los Angeles. Community...
  • Bouchat files redistricting lawsuit against state

    Bouchat files redistricting lawsuit against state
    A Woodbine resident has sued the State of Maryland for allegedly having his voting rights violated as a result of the state legislative redistricting that took place in 2012. Christopher Eric Bouchat, who ran an unsuccessful campaign in 2014 for the...