Millions of Americans are almost certain to lose their unemployment checks this month after Congress failed to extend benefits by the Nov. 30 deadline.
The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights released a list of six priority bills Congress should enact before recessing for Thanksgiving.
CHEERS because lots of Americans are already voting, and JEERS to bullies who harass gay students.
Over the past four weeks there have been six known suicides by students who were bullied at their schools because they were gay or perceived to be gay.
SAN FRANCISCO - Marriage equality supporters celebrated a ruling striking down Proposition 8, which seeks to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
Gay, lesbian, civil rights groups and supporters say the move by Congress Thursday, May 27, toward ending the U.S. military's controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy was a historic step forward.
Betty (Elizabeth Boynton) Millard, feminist, writer, photographer, political activist and philanthropist, born in 1911 under the presidency of William Howard Taft, died on March 6.