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  • Two gay heroes thwart assassinations -- what a difference 35 years make

     
    A 20-year-old congressional college intern with only five days on the job saved Gabrielle Giffords’ life. Daniel Hernandez ran toward the sound of gunshots. He pressed Safeway workers’ aprons against the congresswoman’s head wound to stanch the...
  • Steamworks’ real purpose: sexual health advocacy

     
    For many, Steamworks is more than just a gay bathhouse, it’s a long-standing champion of sexual health advocacy with a long history of community outreach. We find out why....
  • Top 5 reasons I haven’t seen “The Tree of Life”

     
    1. Unless he is playing Harvey Milk, Sean Penn is not the best part of any movie. 2. The Alexandre Desplat score. If I'm deafened by a two-minute preview, that doesn't bode well for a two-hour film. 3. Creation began with a white Southern family in the...
  • Activists tell Boystown why marriage equality is still a fight

     
    While protesting equal marriage rights, activist Andrea Craine said she heard someone say, “They have civil unions, what are they still mad about?” She and other activists tell Boystown why they’re still angry at a repeal-DOMA rally....
  • Who would be your dream grand marshal for the Pride Parade?

     
    Fernanda Rocha, who is known for being the first lesbian cast member on the Real Housewives of Orange County, is serving as grand marshal of this year's Pride Parade. Rocha isn't exactly the most well-known member of the LGBTQ community, so we asked...
  • Obama's Medals of Freedom: 'Change'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...
  • Nancy Pelosi: 'Incitement' dangerous

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 2:30 pm EDT House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from San Francisco, invoked the memory of a violent juncture in her city's history today in calling for a cooler public debate. Across town, the......
  • Obama: 'Don't ask, don't tell' won't do

     
    by Katherine Skiba and Peter Nicholas President Obama, speaking to the nation's largest gay rights organization, pledged tonight to end the law prohibiting openly gay and lesbian citizens from serving in the military. "I will end 'don't ask, don't tell';....
  • Schwarzenegger bashes California bar, blocks it from collecting dues

     
    Accusing the State Bar of California of being "overly political, unresponsive ??? and inefficient," Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed legislation Sunday that allows the legal association to collect its annual dues. In his veto message, Schwarzenegger...
  • Gov.???s surprise bill signings: Harvey Milk recognition, paparazzi restrictions and ammo tracking

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger surprised many people today by reversing himself on several pieces of legislation and signing bills similar to ones he had previously vetoed, including measures regulating ammunition sales and recognizing gay rights leader...
  • Plan emerges to solve new $140-million gap in L.A. schools budget

     
    The weekend???s flurry of bill signings and vetoes included the governor???s veto of a measure that would have forestalled a new $140-million deficit affecting Los Angeles' public schools. But the deficit will likely be cured in another fashion as a......