Local and Regional News
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Tomorrow night, November 15, the Park 51 Islamic Center and the Center for Inquiry NYC will host A New Way to Be Nonreligious at Harvard and Beyond, and the launch of two new initiatives spearheaded by the Humanist Chaplaincy of Harvard University.
Voters across the country demonstrated their support for equality and the LGBT community Tuesday. Yesterday’s election saw a slew of victories for LGBT candidates and equality.
Companies with at least five employees that also have county contracts that meet or exceed $100,000 must offer domestic partner benefits equal to those offered to married couples, according to a new ordinance approved by the Broward County Council.
Over the weekend, the Houston Chronicle dropped its endorsement of Manuel Rodriguez, Jr., the incumbent and
The Michigan Catholic Conference expressed dismay at the religious exemption clause in "Matt's Safe School Law." Although the Conference originally supported the bill, they withdrew their support when the religious exemption clause was added.
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal wrote a letter, which was addressed to the LGBT community, apologizing for anti-gay statements he made last month.
Following the passage of a controversial bill, Michigan media has largely denounced the measure and its inadequate support for bullying victims.