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  • Kim Ketterer: National Coming Out Day is a day to support those who struggle with identity

    Oct. 11 is not highlighted on many wall calendars, but it's an important day to me and for many in Pennsylvania. Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day, a day in which we recognize those with the courage to be who they are publicly, as well as those who...
  • Mark L. Goldstein: Middle East peace requires Palestinian compromises

    Mark L. Goldstein: Middle East peace requires Palestinian compromises
    In his recent Your View, professor Gary Olson parrots a laundry list criticizing Israel's settlement policy. His use of vitriolic rhetoric intends to portray Israelis as insincere in their negotiations toward a two-state solution. Using such words as...
  • Islamic State seeks to justify enslaving Yazidi women and girls in Iraq

    ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - The Islamic State group said it enslaved families from the minority Yazidi sect after overrunning their villages in northwestern Iraq, in what it praised as the revival of an ancient custom of using women and children as spoils of...
  • Vatican official: Recognizing gay couples' rights 'a matter of decency'

    VATICAN CITY A Vatican official on Monday made an unusually outspoken overture towards gay rights, as he backed the recognition of same-sex partnerships, on condition that they are clearly distinguished from heterosexual marriages. "The Church is against...
  • The Castro brothers: Changing face of Texas politics and beyond?

    WASHINGTON When Joaquin Castro was walking through Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport recently, he got a familiar greeting: "Hey, Mr. Mayor." He smiled and quickly corrected the admirer. It happens a lot. The "mayor" is his identical twin, Julian...
  • How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?

    How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?
    NEWPORT NEWS — Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Virginia — stemming from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last week not to take up the matter — questions arise for gay and lesbian couples considering tying the knot. Can we get...
  • Legacy Walk honors LGBT 'guardian angels'

     Legacy Walk honors LGBT 'guardian angels'
    Several dozen community members spent National Coming Out Day in Boystown honoring LGBT's "guardian angels" during a public dedication Saturday afternoon. The Legacy Walk, a collection of bronze plaques affixed to rainbow pylons on a half-mile stretch...
  • Can the California GOP craft a winning campaign strategy?

    As California's Republican Party contemplates its way out of the political wilderness, most of the public debate has focused on questions of ideology: Can social conservatives stomach moderation on issues such as abortion or gay marriage in exchange for...
  • Idaho, N.C. become latest states to allow gay marriage

    Idaho, N.C. become latest states to allow gay marriage
    A county clerk in Idaho began issuing the state's first marriage licenses to gay couples on Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted a temporary hold it imposed days earlier, capping a week of victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America....
  • Thousands march in St. Louis to protest police violence

    Thousands march in St. Louis to protest police violence
    Thousands of protesters condemning police violence marched through St. Louis on Saturday, during a weekend of demonstrations organized after the fatal shooting in August of an unarmed black teenager by a white officer in the suburb of Ferguson. After...
  • EEOC weighs in on Mascotte mess, and it isn't pretty

    EEOC weighs in on Mascotte mess, and it isn't pretty
    An accountant in the utility department for the city of Mascotte is pulling off a miracle: She continues to work even though the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Oct. 2 there is "reasonable cause" to believe the city manager discriminated...