| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Fred Phelps once told me, "I'm the best friend that homosexuals have."
In a way, he had a point. Although it is only now, almost 21 years later to the day and with the news of Phelps' death all over the Internet, that I'd concede it.
He told me this...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:27 PM
You can help find a cure for two illnesses while stretching your legs at Lake Eola two times this month.
Walk to Defeat ALS: The 1.3-mile walk to benefit amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60.
Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 1:00 PM
On Nov. 7, 1991, Earvin Johnson stood at a podium inside The Forum, his second home. It was the place where his otherworldly abilities on the hardwood with the Los Angeles Lakers had shaken the basketball world.
That day, he again would shake the world....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:39 PM
In the mid-1980s, a friend of mine summoned me to the hospital and designated me responsible for decisions regarding his medical care. He had walked into the emergency room and been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS a few hours before. He was dead within two weeks....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
There is one more week left of "The Homo Poe Show," Iron Crow Theatre Company's daring and ever so cheeky production of four new plays and choreography inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. If you haven't caught it yet, give it a try.
The production, the...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Magic Johnson said Tuesday evening that he was asked by Donald Sterling to join him for an interview with Barbara Walters.
The NBA legend also said that Sterling would be wise to relinquish ownership of the Clippers. "Enjoy the rest of your life,"...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For 20 years, amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS fundraiser has drawn some of the world's most beautiful and wealthy people to its event at Cannes, but this year, as the star-studded party celebrates 21 years of raising money for AIDS research and education, its...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Grammy-winning rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is known for its humanitarian approach to rap. Foregoing stereotypical lyrics glamorizing violence and disdain for women, the duo has carved an all-inclusive niche for itself in the tough landscape of hip-...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
It's a full spring dance season, with national and international companies heading into town, a trend that continues well into summer. For the next three months, "diversity" is one watchword, with flamenco, contemporary ballet, modern dance and neo-...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Los Angeles groups that provide testing, education and other services to prevent HIV/AIDS are facing at least three months without a crucial stream of city support -– an estimated gap of roughly $250,000, according to a city office that allocates...