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  • Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?

    Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?
    Quick—what is the big issue facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Marylanders in 2015? Both the state legislature and voters made 2012 the year that the state chose same-sex marriage. In 2014, the legislature passed expanded anti-...
  • Thanks to TV's strong women, voters are ready for a female president

    Thanks to TV's strong women, voters are ready for a female president
    Mere hours after Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for president in 2016, "Madam Secretary's" Elizabeth McCord (Téa Leoni) helped prevent another Cold War. "The Good Wife's" Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), newly elected state's...
  • Guam attorney general orders gay marriage to move forward

    Guam's attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications Wednesday, putting the island on course to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay nuptials. The move by Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-...
  • Talking to John Waters, still making trouble

    Talking to John Waters, still making trouble
    At 68, John Waters is five decades away from the struggling young underground filmmaker bent on shocking the world with his irreverent films. But his biting humor, like his trademark pencil-thin mustache, remains the same. "I always make a joke in my...
  • Pushpinder S. Puri: Sikhs understand dilemma facing Amish quarry workers

    Pushpinder S. Puri: Sikhs understand dilemma facing Amish quarry workers
    I commend The Morning Call for the April 8 front-page story about the hard hat issue involving the quarry workers of the Amish faith. This is a clear example of the overbearing, regulation-hungry administration where one agency doesn't know what the...
  • Will Marco Rubio's appeal among Florida Hispanic voters translate nationwide?

    MIAMI Sipping cafe con leche outside Miami's Versailles restaurant, Nery Alfonso smiles wide at the thought of Marco Rubio's Republican presidential campaign. Brought to the U.S. as a young girl from Cuba, Alfonso sees a reflection of her own story as...
  • Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage

    Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage
    Guam on Wednesday became the first U.S. territory  to allow gay marriage after its attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications, according to a memo obtained by the Los Angeles Times. Atty. Gen....
  • AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup

    The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her...
  • Push for gender-equity amendment returns to North Carolina

    Roberta Waddle of Fayetteville won't forget the day the Equal Rights Amendment died in North Carolina. She was there June 4, 1982, when state senators opposed to ERA barely but successfully voted to block a measure seeking to ratify a change to the U.S....
  • Popping the question: Which GOP candidates would go to a gay wedding?

    Popping the question: Which GOP candidates would go to a gay wedding?
     When it comes to attending a gay wedding, not all presidential aspirants say “I do.” It sounded at first like a simple, if unusual, question to ask a potential leader of the free world: Would you go to a same-sex wedding? But it is fast...
  • Hillary Clinton evolves on gay marriage; calls for Supreme Court support

    Hillary Clinton evolves on gay marriage; calls for Supreme Court support
    In a move sure to please activists who had been frustrated by her conditional support for same-sex marriage, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign says she now wants the Supreme Court to back marriage equality as a constitutional right. Clinton has...