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Miami Official Compares Legalizing Medical Marijuana To Pedophilia

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.18.2017 | Politics

Miami’s deputy city attorney is getting a lot of buzz after compared allowing sales of medical marijuana in the city to legalizing pedophilia The bi...

Florida State Senator Drops Racist, Profanity-Laden Rant On Colleagues

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.19.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Florida state Sen. Frank Artiles (R) went on a racist, profanity-laden tirade Monday night, the Miami Herald reported Tuesday. The vulg...

No Charges In Death Of Inmate After Forced Prison Shower

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 03.21.2017 | Black Voices

Four Florida corrections officers who reportedly locked a mentally disabled inmate in a scalding shower for two hours will not be charged in his death...

Men Face Up To 200 Years In Prison For Gay Sex Trafficking

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.03.2017 | Queer Voices

Two men are facing more than 200 years in prison after being found guilty of running a gay sex trafficking operation that operated in both New York an...

Miami-Dade Will Abandon 'Sanctuary' Immigration Policies After Trump Order, Mayor Says

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump has successfully strong-armed the mayor of Florida’s Miami-Dade County into abandoning local so-called sanctua...

Harambe's Grandmother Euthanized At Miami Zoo

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green

The Miami zoo announced Wednesday the death of its matriarch gorilla, Josephine, the grandmother of the internet’s most famous gorilla, Harambe. ...

Meatless Monday: Ahoy, Plant-Based Matey -- Holistic Holiday at Sea Sets Sail

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.09.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Neal Barnard, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, T. Colin Campbell, Caldwell Esselstyn and Chef AJ will all be aboard Holistic Holiday at Sea when it sets sai...

U.S. May Soon Stand Alone for Failing to Ratify U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child

Bruce Lesley | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

Twenty-five years after ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Somalia and the South Sudan are taking steps to join 193 other countries around the world that have ratified the treaty.

Deaths, Abuse and Alleged Rapes: How Lax Oversight Endangers Florida's -- and the Nation's -- Children

Art Levine | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Art Levine

Is Florida the most dangerous places in the country for children with disabilities, behavioral disorders or the sheer misfortune to be born into abusive families? That could well be the case, based on a series of troubling investigative reports.

Specialists Outflank Daily Newspapers

John P. David | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media
John P. David

Sadly, I don't think it will necessarily be printing costs that lead to their ultimate demise. As long as metro dailies remain "masters of none," the specialists will continue to siphon-off their readers and their revenue.

Media Mishandles HIV-Related Bill in Nebraska

Kellee Terrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kellee Terrell

A Nebraska State Senator has proposed a bill making the penalty for spitting on a police officer much more severe for HIV-infected persons. What's equally problematic is the media's mishandling of the issue.

LGBT Students Harassed At Colleges Nationwide, New Report Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent report from advocacy group Campus Pride found that many lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals feel uncomfortable on campus. A...

Media Vultures, Waiting On Death

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

The ghoulish, hasty public deathwatch by the media exploits and reflects our dark side, our urge to rubberneck at an accident site, to scan the tabloid headlines and talk about the terminally ill.