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  • Denver baker faces discrimination complaint for refusing to write anti-gay message on cake

    A dispute over a cake in Colorado raises a new question about gay rights and religious freedom: If bakers can be fined for refusing to serve married gay couples, can they also be punished for declining to make a cake with anti-gay statements? A baker...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Supreme Court decision could put fair housing at risk

    The Supreme Court appears poised to continue its systematic assault on our core civil rights laws. After gutting the Voting Rights Act just two years ago, the court set its sights on our country's fair housing laws when it heard oral arguments Wednesday...
  • Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination

    Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination
    Gov. Larry Hogan may have sent a message of “tolerance and mutual respect” during his inauguration on Wednesday, but advocates for the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community say his early actions in office have signaled...
  • Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities

     Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities
    Museums throughout the United States are making it easier than ever to learn more about the African-American experience — especially now, in time for February, which is Black History Month. Museums and other organizations have taken the initiative...
  • 'Bent Broadway' bends gender

    'Bent Broadway' bends gender
    The director listened to the six women rehearse a song on the stage at the No Square Theatre and buried his face in his hands. "I'm hearing pretty singing that's lacking testosterone," said director Joe Lauderdale, who sits on the Laguna Beach theater's...
  • Ask Amy: 'Gender fluid' identification brings on fashion fits

    Ask Amy: 'Gender fluid' identification brings on fashion fits
    Dear Amy: My 16-year-old daughter identifies as "gender fluid." Sometimes she dresses traditionally feminine, and sometimes she dresses more traditionally masculine and asks her friends to refer to her as a "he." When she dresses masculine, she wears...
  • We back free expression in Paris, but not in U.S.?

    Like all civilized world citizens, I was outraged by the brutal killings this month in France. Those who first died were the cartoonists and editors of Charlie Hebdo. They were slain in retaliation for their creative satire of the Prophet Mohammed by...
  • California voters beware: November 2016 ballot will likely be filled with propositions

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. California voters in November 2016 may be forced to read a ballot pamphlet as long and dense as a political science textbook and oddly enough, they'll have the millions who sat out last year's sleepy elections to thank for the extra...
  • Miranda July on 'The First Bad Man'

    Miranda July on 'The First Bad Man'
    For most writers, publishing a first novel is a professional milestone unlikely to be matched by anything that came before. Not so with the multifaceted Miranda July, whose debut novel, "The First Bad Man," is just one more highlight of a career that...
  • Former Allentown principal files new suit against district

    Former Allentown principal files new suit against district
    An Allentown School District principal who claimed he was targeted for raising an alarm about discrimination against minority students has refiled a lawsuit against the district following his termination by the school board. Jose Rosado, the district'...
  • Turf War: Players withdraw complaint over artificial turf at Women's World Cup

    U.S. forward Abby Wambach and a group of fellow players have withdrawn their complaint of gender discrimination over the artificial turf fields to be used for this year's World Cup in Canada. The artificial turf became a contentious issue with the...