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  • Savage Love: Father Figures

    Savage Love: Father Figures
    I'm a 37-year-old single father with a 14-year-old son. I've raised him on my own basically since birth, with help from some good friends and nearby family. Overall he's a good kid: gets decent grades, rarely gets in trouble. Our relationship isn't...
  • Film Review: 'Lovelace' revisits a hardcore touchstone

    Film Review: 'Lovelace' revisits a hardcore touchstone
    In 1972, a cheap ($25,000) hardcore porn film named “Deep Throat” became all the rage among the sort of middle-class New Yorkers who previously would not have been caught dead at a porn theater. When the New York Times wrote about the...
  • GLAAD finds few gay characters in movies

    For nearly two decades GLAAD has tracked the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on television. Now, the organization is turning its attention to the movies. The "Studio Responsibility Index," released by the media monitoring...
  • How "The Addams Family" was born again...and again.

    How "The Addams Family" was born again...and again.
    Taking cartoon panels from the page to the stage was a tricky thing for "The Addams Family." For the musical-comedy coming to Broward Center April 9 through 21, it wasn't the whole bizarro-macabre thing that was the challenge for the show’s book...
  • California insurance exchange chief has health reform 'in his bones'

    California insurance exchange chief has health reform 'in his bones'
    Republicans in Congress are railing against the healthcare law as a government takeover of medicine. The massive program will harm patients and cost far too much, critics say. Supporters are being branded as socialists. This isn't just the latest...
  • Figaro Project gives admirable premiere of 'Camelot Requiem'

    Figaro Project gives admirable premiere of 'Camelot Requiem'
    Since "Nixon in China," the 1987 masterwork by John Adams that launched what some wag described as a new genre labeled "CNN Opera," contemporary events have been fairer game than ever for composers and librettists. The list of newsy operas, which...
  • Harvey Milk's nephew hails gay marriage decisions

    Stuart Milk, the nephew of Harvey Milk and a gay rights activist, said the Supreme Court's Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act decisions are huge victories. "This was the crowning touch on what has been an awe-inspiring 12 months," he said. Milk...
  • Records break as heat wave intensifies; 122 in Palm Springs

    Records break as heat wave intensifies; 122 in Palm Springs
    More records broke Saturday as a heat wave kept its grips on California and the West. According to the National Weather Service, several desert and Inland Empire communities set new records for this day of the year, including Palm Springs (122 degrees),...
  • Gay pride parade participants dress as Supreme Court justices to celebrate

    Gay pride parade participants dress as Supreme Court justices to celebrate
    One group of gay-marriage supporters was so hopeful that the Supreme Court would rule in their favor Wednesday that they pre-ordered a set of black robes to sport during the gay pride weekend festivities in San Francisco. The five men and women donned...
  • Man found stabbed to death in El Monte

    Man found stabbed to death in El Monte
    A man was found stabbed to death Saturday in a wash in El Monte. The victim was found about 3:35 p.m. near the 3500 block of Santa Anita Avenue. El Monte police and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department homicide detectives were still at the scene into...
  • Oppressive heat wave intensifies as temperature records fall

    Oppressive heat wave intensifies as temperature records fall
    Another oppressive day is on tap for California and the West as a heat wave enters its third and potentially worse day. Eyes will be on Palm Springs, where forecasters said the temperature could reach an all-time high. The current record is 134 degrees....