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  • Letters: What the Supreme Court has done to our democracy

    Re "Even more money in politics?," Editorial, April 3 As an attorney, any remaining illusion I had that our highest judicial body decides cases on a nonpartisan basis is gone after reading the Supreme Court's decision in McCutcheon vs. Federal...
  • Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'

    Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'
    WASHINGTON — The first time I talked to Anita Hill, she was teaching commercial law in Oklahoma, living in obscurity in the state where she grew up on an isolated farm with 12 siblings. For roughly a week in 1991, I pressed her to tell me what she...
  • New LGBT group pushes for anti-discrimination law

    A new group, Equality PA, will hold a community kickoff meeting Sunday about legislation to amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to prohibit discrimination against members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. "Our goal is to...
  • Japanese women and work: Holding back half the nation

    Women's lowly status in the Japanese workplace has barely improved in decades, and the country suffers as a result. Shinzo Abe would like to change that KAREN KAWABATA represents the best of Japan's intellectual capital. She has just graduated from...
  • U.S. consumer bureau details diversity efforts after complaints

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer financial watchdog plans to ramp up diversity training and is teaching hiring managers to spot unconscious biases, the agency said in a report on Friday amid concerns over its treatment of women and minority...
  • Miss. governor signs religious freedom bill; civil rights groups dismayed

    Mississippi's governor signed into law Thursday a measure that allows individuals and organizations to sue the government over laws that they feel thwart their ability to practice religion. “I am proud to sign the Mississippi Religious Freedom...
  • Craig Weiner: Young people can learn lessons from Holocaust

    In 1994, the Florida Legislature passed the Holocaust Education Bill mandating Holocaust Education be taught in our schools so that students can learn what happens from prejudice, racism, and stereotyping. They wanted students to know what it means to...
  • Letters: The religious right's conversion

    Re "Seeking souls, not votes," Opinion, April 2 Holy doctrinal evolution! The Southern Baptist Convention's Russell Moore urged conservative evangelicals to shelve ardent efforts to thwart gay marriage and even to push hard for immigration reform. The...
  • Latino healthcare sign-ups soar in California

    Enrollment by Latinos in California's healthcare insurance exchange surged in the final month of sign-ups after an intensive push to reach that key population. "Our enrollment became more diverse in this last month, particularly among California's...
  • Human dignity, at home and abroad [Commentary]

    Human dignity, at home and abroad [Commentary]
    After Maryland passed a bill banning discrimination on the basis of gender identity last month, my job became a little easier. As a human rights activist, I work to secure progress in protecting human dignity, measured by civil and political rights....
  • Looking Out: Tom Daley is gay. Don't say, 'I told you so.'

    Looking Out: Tom Daley is gay. Don't say, 'I told you so.'
    Don't say, "I told you so," but British diver Tom Daley is gay. Daley, 19, reportedly answered "I am" when asked if he is "a gay man now" on the British television show "Celebrity Juice" on Wednesday. (Here's the "TOTALLY gay" video.) The comment...