Posts Tagged Social affairs

Panel votes down measure to void transgender athletes policy

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Senate committee has defeated a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports.

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Judge’s order adds Griffith, Hammond back into state tourney

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has cleared the way for two high school basketball teams to join Indiana’s boys basketball state tournament despite a brawl that led to the cancellation of the teams’ remaining seasons.

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Review: Love is tested in ‘The Mystery of Love & Sex’

This image released by Philip Rinaldi Publicity shows, from left, Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub and Gayle Rankin during a performance of "The Mystery of Love & Sex," in New York. (AP Photo/Philip Rinaldi Publicity, T Charles Erickson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Love and sex are both pretty big topics, and while Bathsheba Doran’s new play, “The Mystery of Love & Sex,” illuminates both with gentle humor, it’s also about how secrets can test the bonds of friendship and love.

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Feyenoord faces racism case for fans’ banana incident

AS Roma's Francesco Totti leaves the pitch after Referee Clement Cano from France stopped the Europa  League round of 32 second leg soccer match between Feyenoord and AS Roma, at De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behavior by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against Roma.

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Lebanon bans basketball fans from games after brawl

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon has banned basketball fans from attending games after a fist fight broke out between players from rival teams.

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