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  • Catholic land proposal, pot, and Bondi: Letters

    Catholic land proposal If the Catholic Diocese of Orlando truly considers itself "caretakers of God's creation" and its priorities are really "preservation and conservation of natural treasures such as Lake Howell, its wetland system, upland areas, open...
  • Allentown settles suits by officers who alleged discrimination

    When Allentown police officer Anthony Sube injured his right hand making an arrest in September 2008, it sidelined him for the foreseeable future. Unable to bend his trigger finger, Sube couldn't fire a handgun and wasn't able to fulfill his duties as a...
  • Senate votes to allow new challenges to L.A. County board districts

    Senate votes to allow new challenges to L.A. County board districts
    The state Senate on Wednesday gave final legislative approval to a measure that would allow minority groups to file legal challenges to the way Los Angeles County and other jurisdictions draw districts for elected officials. The bill, which goes to Gov....
  • Gay rodeo steers for inclusiveness, fun

    TALLMADGE, Ohio It doesn't matter if a person is gay, straight, male, female, black, white or even purple, said organizers and participants of Gay Games 9. No one faces discrimination during the 10-day LGBT event held in Augest in Northeast Ohio. Even...
  • Facebook: Free, until it isn't

    A recent decision by Facebook to limit the content we see in our newsfeeds could have far-reaching and potentially deleterious unintended consequences for the global nonprofit and advocacy communities. When the ubiquitous social network changed its...
  • ISIS is un-Islamic [Letter]

    ISIS is un-Islamic [Letter]
    The peaceful religion of Islam is yet again being dishonored by the barbaric acts of the militant group ISIS ("Chaos in Baghdad," Aug. 12). It has taken over key parts of Northern Iraq, demolished several holy sites and has targeted many minority groups....
  • One idea on why women, minorities have trouble advancing

    There's a question that perplexes management researchers who try to figure out why the glass ceiling is so hard to crack, particularly now that there are more minorities and women in the work world. Why is it, they ask, that women and minorities who...
  • High Ideals and Partisan Politics Mix In Amendment Issue

    High Ideals and Partisan Politics Mix In Amendment Issue
    HARTFORD — When Connecticut voters get ready to cast their ballots this November, they will be asked to decide an issue that combines high-minded ideals with down-and-dirty political calculation. At stake is a proposed amendment to the state...
  • U.K. Pay TV Operator BSkyB to Improve Diversity on Both Sides of the Camera

    LONDON -- U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has made a pledge to fill at least 20% of the leading roles in its new, non-returning entertainment shows with black, Asian and minority ethnic folk. The undertaking is one of the goals the company revealed Monday...
  • A Q&A with Tony Kushner on his 'Angels in America,' then and now

    In the late 1980s, the young writer Tony Kushner began work on his second play: a theatrical epic about AIDS and homophobia, race and morality, religion and spirituality, Reaganism, love and abandonment, and much, much more. Kushner's two -part...
  • Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat

    Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat
    His eccentricity, boundary-pushing bravado and brilliant knack for flamboyance could have all made it so on their own, but it was perhaps Robin Williams' way of taking up queer characters with just the right balance of warmth and pitch-perfect irreverence...