The California Supreme Court just announced that it will review the Prop 8 challenge brought by Lambda Legal, NCLR, ACLU and others.  This is exciting news! In an order issued today, the Court agreed to hear the case and set an expedited briefing schedule. The Court also denied an immediate stay. On November 5, 2008, Lambda […]

Women Sue Victoria’s Secret Over Bra Allergies

Several women have claimed that underwear from the Victoria Secret have made them ill. One woman even claims to have been left permanently scarred after wearing the Angels Secret Embrace bra. Roberta Ritter, 37, claims: “I had the welts that were very red, hot to the touch, extremely inflamed, blistery.”It itched profusely. I couldn’t sleep […]

Miriam Makeba Singer/Activist Dies After Performance

Miriam Makeba, a South African singer whose voice stirred hopes of freedom among millions in her own country though her music was formally banned by the apartheid authorities she struggled against, died overnight after performing at a concert in Italy on Sunday. She was 76. Ms. Makeba collapsed as she was leaving the stage, the […]

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