January 6, 2015

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Atlanta Mayor Fires Homophobic Fire Chief

Filed by John M. Becker | January 06, 2015 | 5:15 PM | comments

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has terminated the city's fire chief, Kelvin Cochran, after writing and distributing an anti-gay, anti-woman, and anti-Semitic book to his employees.Read More


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Miami Archdiocese Threatens to Fire Employees Who Publicly Back Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 06, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

As the freedom to marry comes to Florida, the Catholic Archdiocese of Miami is warning its employees that they may be fired if they publicly support marriage equality -- even on their personal social media pages.Read More


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A Different Kind of New Year's Column

Filed by Mark Segal | January 06, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

2014 was the best year of my life and, at 63, that's saying something.Read More


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California's Gas Price Hysteria

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 06, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

Don't be swayed by Big Energy's misinformation: cap and trade is the most market-friendly, cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Read More


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Kid Rock 'Not Opposed' to Marriage Equality, Says Rap-Rock is 'Gay'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 06, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

"If someone says you can't say 'gay' [as a pejorative] you tell them to go f**k themselves. You're not going to get anything politically correct out of me."Read More