Archive for March 2015

Op-eds: On soda tax, accessory units, and homelessness

In the past few days Berkeleyside has published several opinion pieces worth highlighting. Robert Reich, Laurie Capitelli and Dr. Vicki Alexander put their names collectively to an op-ed in which they argue that, while Berkeley may have passed a historic soda tax in November, the campaign has not ended for Big Soda. “Having spent over $2 million (almost $50 per voter!) during the campaign, Big …

High court orders review of sex offender GPS monitoring – USA TODAY


USA TODAY
High court orders review of sex offender GPS monitoring
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — State programs that use GPS systems to monitor sex offenders could eventually be jeopardized based on a preliminary Supreme Court ruling Monday. The justices gave a North Carolina sex offender another chance to prove in state court …
Supreme Court questions lifetime monitoring of sex offendersLos Angeles Times

NC sex-offender monitoring's constitutionality questioned by US Supreme CourtNews & Observer
GPS monitoring of sex offenders for life? Supreme Court reverses N.C. case.Christian Science Monitor
WRAL.com
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Teacher accused of sex with student … after already being arrested for … – Chron.com


Chron.com
Teacher accused of sex with student … after already being arrested for
Chron.com
Brianne Altice, a 35-year-old high school English teacher from Kaysville, Utah, already stands accused for rape, sodomy and sexual abuse for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old student in October 2013. However testimony from a new teenage accuser …
Brianne Altice, Teacher Accused Of Sex With 3 Students, Will Face Separate Huffington Post

Report: 3 trials ordered in Utah teacher sex caseCBS News
Judge orders separate trials for Utah teacher accused of having sex with three Salt Lake Tribune
Daily Mail -fox13now.com -Deseret News
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Sex workers protest blog blaming Pretty Woman for glamourising prostitution – The Guardian


The Guardian
Sex workers protest blog blaming Pretty Woman for glamourising prostitution
The Guardian
She quoted a sex worker called Stephanie who she interviewed for a documentary: “I watched the movie, Pretty Woman, and I was like, well gosh, look at her, she's beautiful, she's making money, she's meeting guys … I experienced nothing like Pretty
Sex workers hit back at Christian blog that claimed Pretty Woman lured people inDaily Mail

#FacesOfProstitution selfies challenge the public perception of sex workSheKnows.com
The Real Faces of Sex WorkHoni Soit

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Animal Sex: How Polar Bears Do It – Live Science


Live Science
Animal Sex: How Polar Bears Do It
Live Science
As the largest land carnivores currently on the planet, polar bears are fearsome predators and the masters of their Artic domain. But do these hulking animals also have a softer side toward each other, or are their mating behaviors just as cold and

Tokyo Ward 1st in Japan to Recognize Same Sex Marriage – ABC News


Business Insider
Tokyo Ward 1st in Japan to Recognize Same Sex Marriage
ABC News
Fumino Sugiyama will finally be able to marry his girlfriend of four years. He couldn't before, because same sex marriages weren't recognized in Japan, and he is legally a woman. With a landmark vote Tuesday by the assembly of Tokyo's Shibuya ward, the …
In Japan first, Tokyo district recognizes same-sex partnershipsReuters

Japan has finally recognized same-sex couplesBusiness Insider
Tokyo ward first in Japan to recognize same-sex marriageThe Seattle Times
The Guardian
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Online child sex sting operation leads to 12 arrests – KTRK-TV


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Online child sex sting operation leads to 12 arrests
KTRK-TV
In each case, undercover officers chatted with the suspects, who agreed to meet up at a secret residential location for sex. Officers say they were contacted by hundreds, if not thousands, of men. Of those, a dozen agreed to meet in person. When the
12 men arrested in online child sex sting in Fort Bend CountyKPRC Houston

Task force arrests 12 in online child sex sting operation in Fort BendKHOU
12 arrested in child sex sting operation in Fort Bend CountyChron.com
KRGV
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Why a pro-same-sex-marriage law professor supports Indiana’s religious … – Vox


Pew Research Center
Why a pro-same-sex-marriage law professor supports Indiana's religious
Vox
If a same-sex couple sues a florist who refuses to work on their wedding, the florist could use this defense. Would that happen? What is this defense used for in practice? DL: No, I don't think that's the nightmare scenario, because religious folks
Americans split over whether businesses must serve same-sex couplesPew Research Center

Rubio: Yes, Indiana Law Lets Businesses Refuse to Service Same-Sex MarriagesMediaite
Revisiting Evangelicals' Favorite Same-Sex Marriage LawsChristianityToday.com
The FINANCIAL
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Woman in office sex romp leaves New Zealand – New York Post


New York Post
Woman in office sex romp leaves New Zealand
New York Post
The woman filmed having sex with a senior colleague at an insurance firm has flown out of New Zealand to return to her birthplace. The employees, who left the lights on at the insurance company Marsh in Christchurch, New Zealand, were filmed and …
Brit woman whose office sex romp was caught on camera 'flies home to the UK'mirror.co.uk

Office sex romp woman which was caught on film is from Solihull, say reportsBirmingham Mail
Christchurch sex-romp woman leaves New ZealandTVNZ
New Zealand Herald -Coventry Telegraph
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Lawyers for same-sex marriage plea named – SCOTUSblog (blog)


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Lawyers for same-sex marriage plea named
SCOTUSblog (blog)
Under gentle pressure from the Supreme Court not to split up the argument on single questions, the legal teams supporting same-sex marriage have settled on one lawyer to present each issue. The teams thus have abandoned their earlier request to let
Mary Bonauto, Prominent Gay Rights Advocate, Will Argue Landmark U.S. Same Huffington Post

Attorney selected to argue same-sex marriage case at Supreme Court for Hazel The Oakland Press
Gay marriage pioneer chosen to argue Supreme Court caseUSA TODAY
Macon Telegraph (blog)
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