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  • 3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County

    3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County
    Three gay men sickened from meningitis in L.A. County have died, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Thursday. The department announced earlier this week that there have been eight cases of invasive meningococcal disease in the county...
  • Deadly L.A.-area meningitis cases raise concerns in gay community

    Deadly L.A.-area meningitis cases raise concerns in gay community
    As three people were confirmed dead this week after having contracted meningitis in Los Angeles County, at least one medical expert said there is a "pretty strong signal" that men who have sex with men are at increased risk for the rare bacterial...
  • Review: HBO's 'Looking' an authentic glimpse inside lives of gay men

    Review: HBO's 'Looking' an authentic glimpse inside lives of gay men
    A continent may divide them, but HBO's "Girls" will have to shove over and cede some of the Frank New Voice limelight to "Looking," the network's charming and deceptively significant new half-hour series that premieres Sunday about a trio of gay men...
  • Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...
  • West Hollywood's increasing diversity inspires mixed emotions

    West Hollywood's increasing diversity inspires mixed emotions
    Councilman John Duran and his gay colleagues on the West Hollywood City Council never expected a backlash when they voted recently to remove the rainbow flag from above City Hall. For Duran, who is gay, taking down the flag wasn't about slighting gays...
  • Super Bowl: U2 ad showcases a band, and director, on comeback path

    Super Bowl: U2 ad showcases a band, and director, on comeback path
    When Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos take the field against the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's  Super Bowl, all eyes will be on whether one of the all-time greats can reclaim a title that has eluded him for seven years. A similar narrative will play out...
  • 'An Iliad' aims to make the Trojan War relevant to today's world

     'An Iliad' aims to make the Trojan War relevant to today's world
    Denis O'Hare's campaign to write and perform a solo play based on "The Iliad" has now lasted almost as long as the Trojan War itself. He began writing "An Iliad" in 2005 with his director and co-author, Lisa Peterson. Now they're bringing their 100-...
  • Social media editor, Business and Sports reporters announced

    Social media editor, Business and Sports reporters announced
    Announcing a promotion and two recent additions to The Times' staff: Stacey Leasca has been named social media editor. Stacey will work with Jimmy Orr to direct our social media strategy across the newsroom. She and her team will work with writers and...
  • Gravitas, 'Gravity' dominate

    Gravitas, 'Gravity' dominate
    Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013. “Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...
  • Again, Christianity the last to get it right

    Eleven years ago, Richard Stearns went to Washington. Stearns -- president of World Vision, the billion-dollar Christian relief organization -- joined other faith leaders in lobbying Congress to spend $15 billion combating AIDS in Africa and the...
  • Health officials were slow to reveal meningitis deaths, advocates say

    Advocates from health organizations and the gay community criticized Los Angeles County officials Tuesday over their response to a recent cluster of meningitis cases that have led to the deaths of three young men. The county's Department of Public...