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New Haven resident card inspires hope

The idea for the card came from the practical needs and stresses of the immigrant community.

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New Haven Rising is launched

The cafeteria at Career High School was overflowing with neighbors of all ages from all parts of New Haven, Black, Latino, and White greeting each other with excitement.

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Political heavyweights join battle vs. Minnesota voter ID law

The campaign to oppose voter photo ID represented all three of Minnesota's major political parties.

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Chick-fil-A is trying to feed us homophobia

Chick-fil-A has maintained a sharp anti-gay stance, feeding millions of dollars into organizations that oppose same-sex marriage.

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American dream: Florida voters defend rights

Florida has been in the eye of many natural storms. The Sunshine State is now in the eye of a man-made voter suppression storm.

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Title IX women’s equality law marks 40th anniversary

The measure, an amendment to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, prohibited gender inequality in federally funded education programs and institutions.

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Gay pride parades celebrate "landmark year"

Under sunny skies and seas of rainbow flags, millions of Americans participated in gay pride parades across the country June 24, celebrating what many are calling a "landmark year" in advances for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality.

Carrie Underwood responds to backlash for gay marriage support

After Carrie Underwood's interview with British newspaper The Independent, in which she was quoted as saying she believes everyone should have the right to love, a backlash has developed online by those who oppose marriage equality.

GOP defeats equal pay, continues war on women

WASHINGTON (PAI)--For the second time in three years, a Republican Senate filibuster threat killed the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation designed to bring the U.S. towards the goal of equal pay for equal work.

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Lesbian woman seeking marriage license arrested in North Carolina

In attempt to get a marriage license in North Carolina, Mary Jamis, a lesbian, was arrested, along with a friend, in Winston-Salem.

 

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