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Artists to March on Mass. State House

LOCAL | By EDGE | Mar 6
On March 25, before the House and Senate release their respective budgets, MASSCreative will bring together the broad arts and cultural community for Arts Matter Advocacy Day. The public is encouraged to join.

Facebook, Apple & Other Mega Companies File Gay Marriage Brief

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 6
Nearly 380 companies, including Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, have filed a friend-of-the-court-brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the justices to overturn a lower court ruling that bans same-sex marriage.

Okla. Republican: Gays 'Don't Have Right to Be Served in Every Single Store'

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 6
While slick politicians try to find ways to spin "license to discriminate laws" that hide behind the guise of "religious protection," a GOP lawmaker from Oklahoma is flat out saying that gays "don't have a right to be served in every single store."

On Int'l Women's Day, Women Farmers Key to Fighting Hunger

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 6
Marking International Women's Day 2015, leaders from the United Nations' three Rome-based food agencies gathered to remind the world that women farmers play a central role in achieving food and nutrition security.

Pat Robertson Tells Viewer to Blow Off Her Gay Kid's Wedding

RELIGION | By EDGE | Mar 6
Pat Robertson told a viewer Thursday that their gay child was splitting up their marriage and they shouldn't attend their upcoming wedding.

Bach: IOC Doesn't Always Agree With Host Country Politics

The International Olympic Committee does not necessarily condone the political or legal systems in countries that it selects to host the games, IOC President Thomas Bach said.

Taste of the South End :: March 3, 2015

LOCAL | Mar 6
Over 40 restaurants from the South End gathered for AIDS Action's annual Taste of the South End at the Cyclorama. The sold out event was a huge success. See who was there.

Va. AG: School Boards Can Ban Discrimination Against Gays

FAMILY | Mar 6
Local school boards in Virginia have authority to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their anti-discrimination policies, according to the state's attorney general.

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey to File Pro-Gay Marriage Brief

NATIONAL | Mar 6
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey plans to file a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the federal Constitution prohibits discrimination against same-sex marriage.

Ford's Real-Life Bravado Equals Han Solo, Indiana Jones

NATIONAL | By Lynn Elber | Mar 6
Harrison Ford is as much the daredevil in real life as Han Solo, Indiana Jones or the other larger-than-life characters that he has played on the screen.

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