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  • Obama vows to see that 'justice is done' in Ferguson, Mo.

    WASHINGTON Justice Department officials on Thursday stepped up their investigation into the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., while Missouri Highway Patrol officers took over security in the town that's been roiled by demonstrations. With...
  • Pride to be strong Sunday in Allentown

    Celebrate the progress of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, including Pennsylvania's recent marriage equality ruling, during the Pride in the Park festival, noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Allentown's Cedar Creek Park. Organized by Pride of...
  • Sea change: Americans revising opinions on gays, poll finds

    WASHINGTON Americans are changing their minds about gays at a startling pace, driven by young people coming of age in a new era and by people of all ages increasingly familiar with gays and lesbians in their families and their lives, according to a new...
  • Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative

    For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class. Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...
  • Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say

    Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say
    When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a blood drive a few years back, he told his boss he would be happy to donate. Then the West Hollywood resident found out that as a gay man, he was banned for life from giving blood under a federal regulation...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'The Iron Ministry'

    For those absolutely convinced of the genius of Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel's "Leviathan," along comes J.P. Sniadecki ("People's Park") with his sensory documentary "The Iron Ministry." Sniadecki, co-director with Paravel on "Foreign Parts"...
  • Cumulative voting is designed to protect minority owners

    Question: We recently bought a home in a large development with a homeowner association and are new to the concept of boards and this type of living environment. We're told the same directors have been on the board and controlling the association for over...
  • Counting Americans of Middle Eastern, North African descent

    WASHINGTON For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether it's marking "black," "white," "Hispanic," "Asian," "American Indian" or all of the above. But for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African...
  • Ferguson and our stubborn racial divide

     Ferguson and our stubborn racial divide
    Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. Back then, it was reasonable to expect that by 2014, America would be a fully integrated nation in which equality prevailed. But as the events in Ferguson,...
  • 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...