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Court upholds 1st ban on gay-to-straight therapy

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the nation’s first-of-its-kind law in California prohibiting health practitioners from offering psychotherapy aimed at making gay youth straight. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that ...

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DOJ assessing death of Frederick man with Down syndrome

FREDERICK — A Justice Department official says the agency is looking into the death of man with Down syndrome after he was removed from a theater by sheriff’s deputies. Down syndrome advocates met Tuesday with officials from the Justice Department’s ...

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Woman accuses San Mar of anti-gay practices

When a former San Mar Children’s Home employee talked about her spouse at work, she says she was made to sign a document saying she would not discuss her “personal relationship” or “particular lifestyle choice” during work hours. Sarah Rutledge, ...

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Gender discrimination claim against Norfolk Southern settles for $60K

Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has agreed to pay $60,000 to an employee who said she was discriminated against because of her gender. Kathryn Class said she was unfairly removed from training to become a yardmaster because she would have become ...

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