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  • Oscars 2015: Some speeches hit political and personal notes

    Oscars 2015: Some speeches hit political and personal notes
    This year’s Oscar speeches were full of the expected thank-yous to colleagues, friends and agents, but some also took a turn for the deeply personal and the political — with stories of suicide and calls for pay equity, racial justice and...
  • History mugged in recent Pullman coverage

     History mugged in recent Pullman coverage
    If, as they say, truth is the first victim of war, then Chicago has demonstrated a corollary: During a hard-fought mayoral election, history takes a mugging. President Barack Obama's recent visit occasioned a refashioning of local lore into a...
  • Rules protecting LGBT people from discrimination have a big impact on health care

    Rules protecting LGBT people from discrimination have a big impact on health care
    Gov. Larry Hogan recently enacted three health care regulations that were initially tagged for further review, one of which focused on banning discrimination against Medicaid patients due to sexual orientation and gender identity ("After delay, Hogan to...
  • US names first global envoy for LGBT rights

    The United States named its first international envoy for gay rights Monday, tasking a veteran diplomat with leading U.S. efforts to fight violence and discrimination against LGBT individuals overseas. Randy Berry, currently the consul general in the...
  • Chef Art Smith hosts mass gay wedding on Miami Beach

    With a mix of elegance and irreverence, only celebrity chef Art Smith could round up his famous chef buddies, a sea of white orchids and a drag queen DJ to pull off a wedding ceremony Saturday for more than two dozen same-sex couples on Miami Beach....
  • Dent backs voting rights bill, defends photo ID laws

    Dent backs voting rights bill, defends photo ID laws
    U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent said Sunday that voter identification laws should be allowed under a renewed effort to update the federal Voting Rights Act. Dent is one of six Republicans co-sponsoring a bill from Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner...
  • Asian immigrants less likely to seek deportation protection, data show

    Asian immigrants less likely to seek deportation protection, data show
    Anthony Ng was in high school when he realized he didn’t have permission to live in the United States. The summer internship he had landed in Washington, D.C., required participants to submit Social Security numbers. Ng didn’t have one. A...
  • Chris Cuomo: 'Our rights do not come from God'

    Chris Cuomo: 'Our rights do not come from God'
    "...the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God." -- John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961 It isn't often that a member of the media reveals the philosophy behind his political ideology, but last...
  • Ala. chief justice has no regrets over gay marriage stance

    As the days and hours ticked by until gay and lesbian couples began lining up for marriage licenses at Alabama courthouses, state Chief Justice Roy Moore said he kept waiting for someone to try to stop it. "I was waiting on others to take a stand. They...
  • Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing

    Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing
    It's Oscar time, when conversations about racial diversity in Hollywood usually focus on one color: black. The critically acclaimed historical drama “Selma,” produced by Oprah Winfrey, garnered only two nominations: best picture and best...
  • Monterey Park nears a demographic milestone, yet race rarely discussed

    Monterey Park nears a demographic milestone, yet race rarely discussed
    Monterey Park voters stand a good chance of some kind of demographic history. Their March 3 city elections could produce the city's first African American councilman, the first all-male City Council in at least four decades — or, in a reversal for...