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LGBT-owned businesses get diversity boost

Sonia Luna poses for a photograph at her office in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Johnny Shryock)

As a Mexican-American woman who started her own consulting firm in Los Angeles, accountant Sonia Luna has taken advantage of programs aimed at helping minority- and women-owned businesses compete for government and corporate contracts. But increasingly, the fact that Luna also is a lesbian entrepreneur hasn't hurt either.

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Civil rights includes gays 50 years after march

WASHINGTON — Months before Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” declaration galvanized a quarter-million people at the 1963 March on Washington, Bayard Rustin was planning all the essential details to keep the crowd orderly and engaged. Rustin, who ...

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FreeState hopes to step up outreach, double its services to Md.’s low-income LGBT community

Lee Ann Hopkins spends each day in a tiny brick-walled office crammed with books and fliers on FreeState Legal Project, of which she is the executive director — and only employee. “I wear all the hats,” Hopkins said. “I am ...

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