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News: Young Pride

Greater Cincinnati GLBTQ Youth Summit Lets Kids Be Themselves

0 Comments · Thursday, November 14, 2002
The Greater Cincinnati Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgendered and Questioning Youth Summit has a serious purpose, but that's not to say it won't also be fun. The free conference, which meets from   

News: Greener Pastures

City secretly considered selling East Side golf course for office complex

0 Comments · Thursday, May 2, 2002
In a bid to keep Convergys Corp. from leaving Cincinnati, city staff secretly negotiated to sell publicly owned recreational land for a new office complex. Convergys was interested in building a ne  

News: Splash of Death

Victims of acid attacks find new life in the West

0 Comments · Thursday, April 11, 2002
Sulfuric, hydrochloric and nitric acids can melt metal. Imagine having it splashed in your face. Bina Akhter and Jharna Akhter know how it feels. The two teens are survivors of a horrifying trend   

News: Disorder in the Court

Gay-bashing victim says police and courts added insult to injury

0 Comments · Thursday, March 21, 2002
A man who told Cincinnati Police he was injured in a gay-bashing assault March 9 found himself jailed instead of taken to a hospital. Then, without appearing in court, he was somehow put on trial   

News: No Dogs Allowed

Disabled people can't do business with or without them

0 Comments · Thursday, March 7, 2002
Rodney Jackson has been thrown out of businesses, threatened and denied hospital care. His crime: having a service dog. Service animals, usually dogs, assist disabled people in case of emergencie  

To Do List: Meditation in Action

Shaolin Monks take the stage

0 Comments · Thursday, February 21, 2002
The slap of a wooden pole on the ground. A red fan in the mist. Somewhere, Buddha smiles. The Shaolin Warriors -- performing at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Aronoff Center -- share an ancient art that tra  

News: Work Won't Kill You

But the welfare regulations might

0 Comments · Thursday, January 24, 2002
Welfare is supposed to be for people like Catrina Weber, a disabled 40-year-old struggling to raise her 5-year-old son. "When I get home at night, it hurts so bad, sometimes I have to crawl on t  

News: Resegregating the Colleges

Appeals court might determine the future of affirmative action

0 Comments · Thursday, December 6, 2001
The U.S. Sixth Circuit of Appeals, which meets in Cincinnati, hears a case Thursday that could mark the death of affirmative action in higher education -- and fuel the birth of a new civil rights   

News: Old Issue, Young Faces

Students march for affirmative action

0 Comments · Thursday, November 1, 2001
Hundreds of students missed class Oct. 23 to help launch what some are calling "the new civil rights movement." Not content to relegate issues of racial justice to the CAN (Community Action Now, a  

Books: Bench Press

Multimedia exhibit at the Public Library is a collaborative effort

0 Comments · Thursday, September 20, 2001
What does the word "bench" bring to mind? A lonely assemblage of chipped boards and faded paint waiting perpetually at the bus stop? A splintering seat soaked with years of excitement from Littl