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  • Judge: White woman cannot sue Paula Deen for racial discrimination

    Judge: White woman cannot sue Paula Deen for racial discrimination
    Lisa Jackson, the woman suing maligned Southern cook Paula Deen for racial discrimination and sexual harassment, has no standing as a victim of race, according to the federal judge overseeing her suit. Jackson is white and was not directly discriminated...
  • Noncitizens as jurors? It's not a discrimination issue

    Noncitizens as jurors? It's not a discrimination issue
    SACRAMENTO—Bills are cascading out of the Legislature in free-fall as lawmakers race to adjournment for the year, most measures headed for the governor with little debate. It's the annual sprint to "do something" — to make a mark, regardless...
  • Paula Deen lawsuit dismissed, but not before it destroyed career

    Paula Deen lawsuit dismissed, but not before it destroyed career
    Paula Deen won the battle, but she may have lost the war: The discrimination lawsuit brought against her was dismissed Friday, but only after it devastated the multimillion-dollar career of one of the most popular icons of the food world. A document...
  • ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ seeks new life with Lily Collins

     
    Lily Collins is about to add a new leading role to her résumé: The “Mirror Mirror” actress is in negotiations ......
  • Tony Kushner: Gay marriage rulings help to realize his themes

    Tony Kushner: Gay marriage rulings help to realize his themes
    Tony Kushner’s landmark achievements have been “Angels in America,” the epic 1992 stage play that showed humanly flawed gay men loving, honoring and cherishing each other amid the fear and horror of the 1980s AIDS crisis, and the...
  • 3 California counties affected by Supreme Court decision on voting

    3 California counties affected by Supreme Court decision on voting
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Three California counties — Monterey, Yuba and Kings — will no longer have to seek federal approval to make changes in their election rules as a result of Tuesday’s Supreme Court decision striking down a key portion of...
  • Scalia is winner in Supreme Court voting rights ruling

    Scalia is winner in Supreme Court voting rights ruling
    I have read that there were gasps in the Supreme Court during arguments last February when Justice Antonin Scalia described the 1965 Voting Rights Act, one of the great achievements of the Civil Rights era, as a “racial entitlement.” At...
  • Vincent Kartheiser, from 'Mad Men' to 'Pride and Prejudice' onstage

    Vincent Kartheiser, from 'Mad Men' to 'Pride and Prejudice' onstage
    Vincent Kartheiser will swap his sharp suits for ruffles and coattails. The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis announced that the “Mad Men” star will play Mr. Darcy in its summer production of “Pride and Prejudice.” The adaptation by...
  • Wet Seal to pay $7.5 million to settle race discrimination suit

    Wet Seal to pay $7.5 million to settle race discrimination suit
    Wet Seal will pay $7.5 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit that accused the teen retailer of firing  black employees to present a blond-and-blue-eyed front in its stores, according to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The...
  • Openly gay athlete Jason Collins is what 'we've all been waiting for'

    Openly gay athlete Jason Collins is what 'we've all been waiting for'
    National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...
  • NHL, players join with You Can Play to fight homophobia in hockey

    NHL, players join with You Can Play to fight homophobia in hockey
    Maybe it really is as simple as it sounds. That for the NHL and its players, establishing a partnership with the You Can Play project — which fights homophobia and advocates for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual athletes in...