| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Emotional and analytical by turns, "The Case Against 8" is a thoroughly engaging documentary that draws back the curtain on one aspect of perhaps the most contentious legal battle of recent years, the fight for marriage equality that went all the way to...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:06 PM
John Duran gets the question over and over in his against-the-odds bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. People he meets on the campaign trail ask, "Where did you come from?"
The quick answer is West Hollywood....
| May 2, 2014
Re "Bad initiatives make bad law," Opinion, April 27
Whether you agree or disagree with the premise of Proposition 8, the 2008 California same-sex marriage ban, is irrelevant.
We elect public officials to enforce the will of the people. The attorney...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:58 AM
The 2014 Maryland Film Festival takes place May 7-11 around the Station North Arts District and other Baltimore area locations. The festival traditionally highlights international features, topical documentaries, local works and several shorts programs,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:40 PM
It was 1959 when Sheila Kuehl, an 18-year-old UCLA student, first fell in love with a woman. For a year, Kuehl stashed daily letters from her in a dresser drawer at her Westwood sorority house.
One day, Kuehl walked into the sorority den and was stunned...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:47 PM
If there is such a thing as an "average" congressional district, it is not California's 52nd.
Covering a northern swath of San Diego, along with the upscale suburbs of Poway and Coronado, the district is home to an impressive list of higher-education...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Documentaries in this age of Netflix and VOD don't often get a theatrical release, but HBO is betting that “The Case Against 8,” its Sundance-decorated documentary about the legal battle to overturn Proposition 8, can buck the trend.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:13 PM
A lesbian couple married in Massachusetts filed a lawsuit this week looking for recognition of their marriage in Puerto Rico.
Ada Conde and Ivonne Alvarez married in Massachusetts in 2004. Because Puerto Rico signed a law in 1999 that defined marriage...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Multiple employees of Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, have asked new Chief Executive Brendan Eich to step down for his support of Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment that disallowed the marriage of same-sex couples.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:01 AM
It would be pretty unthinkable for the CEO of a company to demand the resignation of employees because they supported political or social campaigns with which the boss disagreed.
So what has given a number of Mozilla employees the idea that it’s...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Brendan Eich, the embattled CEO of Mozilla, has decided to step down after the recent uproar over his 2008 political contributions opposing gay marriage.
The maker of the popular Firefox Web browser announced the news on its blog Thursday.