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  • ‘Ender’s Game’ TV spot features alien battle scenes in space

     
    A new TV spot for “Ender's Game” is light on dialogue but heavy on space battle action scenes. The one-minute […]...
  • 'Darling' takes on spirituality in Richard Rodriguez's terms

    'Darling' takes on spirituality in Richard Rodriguez's terms
    Richard Rodriguez's "Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography" appears at first to have been mistitled; it is neither a book about the spirit, strictly, nor an autobiography in any common sense. Rather, it's a collection of essays — some of which were...
  • Group fined after alleged dirty tricks against gay San Diego candidate

    Group fined after alleged dirty tricks against gay San Diego candidate
    SAN DIEGO -- A political action committee that apparently formed last year to hurt the San Diego mayoral bid of Carl DeMaio by reminding voters that he is gay has been fined $7,500 for violating campaign disclosure laws. The group, called...
  • While helping disabled boy, he's 'tackled' in sex sting; now he sues

    While helping disabled boy, he's 'tackled' in sex sting; now he sues
    A man arrested in a controversial Manhattan Beach sex sting operation is suing the city, claiming police wrongfully targeted him and violated his privacy when they publicized his name and released his photo. Hawthorne resident Charles S. Couch, 22,...
  • Movement to expand gay marriage tested in several more states

    Movement to expand gay marriage tested in several more states
    There is no civil rights movement in the country’s history that has moved further, faster than the gay rights movement. In 1958, more than nine in 10 of those surveyed in a Gallup Poll opposed marriage between blacks and whites. It took nearly...
  • Stoli boycott targets Russian anti-gay law -- but hits Latvian vodka

    Stoli boycott targets Russian anti-gay law -- but hits Latvian vodka
    Gay rights groups have been ceremoniously dumping Stolichnaya vodka into gutters from West Hollywood to Manhattan in protest against a Russian law banning gay pride events and other public displays of homosexual “propaganda.” The problem...
  • West largely rejecting calls for Olympic boycott over Russia anti-gay law

    West largely rejecting calls for Olympic boycott over Russia anti-gay law
    Athletes, sports officials and politicians worldwide have condemned recent Russian legislation that criminalizes public displays of support for gays and lesbians. But an international consensus is building that to boycott the 2014 Olympic Winter Games...
  • California's transgender students bill of rights: Going too far?

    California's transgender students bill of rights: Going too far?
    California has once again found itself in the national headlines -- this time for a new law involving transgender students. As The Times' Patrick McGreevy wrote on PolitiCal, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill allowing "students in California...
  • New LGBT-specific history lessons planned for L.A. County schools

    New LGBT-specific history lessons planned for L.A. County schools
    In the first minutes of 1967, as singers performed "Auld Lang Syne" in the Black Cat bar on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake, gay men exchanged New Year's kisses and embraced. The raid, beatings and arrests of more than a dozen patrons by plainclothed...
  • Minneapolis mayor puts stamp of history on gay marriages

    Minneapolis mayor puts stamp of history on gay marriages
    After each gay couple made their way down Minneapolis City Hall’s five flights of marble stairs – past flashy floral arrangements and packs of photographers, past a brass quintet and a gay men’s chorus – they paused for a private...
  • Prop. 8 legal team joins fight against Virginia's gay marriage ban

    Prop. 8 legal team joins fight against Virginia's gay marriage ban
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Los Angeles-based gay rights group that launched the federal challenge of Proposition 8 has hired high-powered attorneys Theodore B. Olson and David Boies to challenge Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. The American Foundation...