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  • 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...
  • Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned

    Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts will meet with members of the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community this month to answer questions, address concerns and share progress that has been made within the department in the last...
  • Food server sues Houston Rockets, accuses players of anti-gay slurs

    A food server who worked inside the locker rooms at the Brooklyn Nets’ Barclays Center is suing the Houston Rockets and the company that oversees the arena’s catering, claiming he was subjected to anti-gay slurs before a game last year and...
  • America's evangelicals return to seeking souls, not votes

    America's evangelicals return to seeking souls, not votes
    Only a decade ago, Christian social conservatives were a commanding force in American politics. They helped elect one of their own, George W. Bush, to two terms. They were a cornerstone of a GOP coalition that appeared to hold a permanent electoral...
  • Same sex couples outside Cook County weigh options ahead of June deadline

    Same sex couples outside Cook County weigh options ahead of June deadline
    ROCKFORD  In the seven years that Ashley and Vanessa Kramer have been together, they have weathered glares as they held hands. Some people also have called Ashley, who sports a short haircut and prefers androgynous clothing, “sir.” Once,...
  • Timeline of same-sex marriage in Illinois

    RedEye looks at Illinois’ long road down the aisle to same-sex marriage.  July 1, 2000 Vermont becomes the  first state to adopt civil unions.   May 17, 2004 Massachusetts becomes the first state to legalize same-sex marriage.   Feb....
  • So Mozilla employees don't like the new boss' politics? Live with it.

    It would be pretty unthinkable for the CEO of a company to demand the resignation of employees because they supported political or social campaigns with which the boss disagreed. So what has given a number of Mozilla employees the idea that it’s...
  • Stand-up Scene: These comics are out, proud and funny

    "I recently found out that sexuality exists on a spectrum and that spectrum is liquor," says host Adam Guerino at the beginning of "Queer Comedy," a monthly night of LGBT-themed standup and gay voices at Zanies and tonight boasts the superb James...
  • Politics as Usual

    McGinty going for the Clinton vote? Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson endorsed former state Department of Environmental Protection chief Katie McGinty for governor of Pennsylvania last week. He's the second high-profile member of Team Clinton to...
  • U.S. to recognize Michigan's gay marriages

    U.S. to recognize Michigan's gay marriages
    Gay rights advocates in Michigan cheered Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr.'s announcement Friday that the federal government will recognize about 300 same-sex marriages hastily performed March 22. But the small victory translates to more complications for...