| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:24 PM
If you’re a gay couple who got married in Utah recently, you aren’t really married. Or, to put it another way: If you’re a gay couple who got married in Utah recently, you are really married.
Confused? Me too.
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Transgender activist Eli Erlick, 18, was on the phone from her home in the small Mendocino County town of Willits and I could not resist asking her to respond to something uttered recently on the radio by James Dobson, founder of the conservative...
| Jan 19, 2014
Pairing friends with travel might seem as natural as pairing hot dogs with mustard or movies with popcorn. Unfortunately, it's not quite as straightforward. You and your buddies might enjoy dinners and movies around town, but on the road, you may discover...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You."
Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off in Park City, Utah, Jan. 16, which means a handful of LGBT-related movies will be making their premieres. Whether these flicks get picked up for distribution in theaters is another question entirely. But in the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
For the 30th anniversary of the Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford wanted to jump out of a cake. Before introducing the Jan. 16 opening night film, Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" (which Sony Pictures Classics acquired), Redford revealed to the Eccles...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- How does it feel to have audiences moved to tears while watching your film?
What happens when your documentary takes five years to make?
How do you tackle a subject that has become a national controversy?
PHOTOS: Sundance Film...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Newly elected Virginia Atty. Gen. Mark R. Herring filed a court opinion Thursday declaring the state’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage unconstitutional and announcing his office will no longer defend the law.
The decision follows recent federal...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Newly elected Virginia Atty. Gen. Mark R. Herring abruptly reversed the state's position on gay marriage Thursday, declaring a voter-approved ban unconstitutional and announcing that his office would no longer defend it.
Though the state will continue...
| 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 22, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action on Tuesday. The 6-2 decision, as The Times’ David Savage explains, “clears away constitutional challenges to the state bans on affirmative action, which began in California in...