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  • Supreme Court tells Oklahoma to review abortion pill law

    Supreme Court tells Oklahoma to review abortion pill law
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court told the high court of Oklahoma on Thursday to clarify a new state law restricting the use of the RU-486 abortion pill, setting the stage for a possible future ruling on how far states can go in regulating the practice...
  • Immigration overhaul bill passes the Senate

    Immigration overhaul bill passes the Senate
    WASHINGTON – The Senate approved a sweeping immigration overhaul Thursday in a strong bipartisan vote after an afternoon of emotional speeches as senators told personal stories of family journeys to the United States while visitors filled the...
  • Gay and lesbian couples finally get their prom night

    Gay and lesbian couples finally get their prom night
    For his high school prom in 1942, Robert Clement bought a white orchid corsage in a fancy plastic box. He gave it to a female staff member who organized the dance. Others would think it was a kind gesture, that he was just a considerate young man. In...
  • On civil rights, a mix of backlash and progress

    On civil rights, a mix of backlash and progress
    Jasmyne Cannick didn't join the folks in West Hollywood celebrating the gay marriage victory handed down by the Supreme Court this week. She was too busy mourning the assault on minorities' voting rights the court unleashed the day before. Cannick...
  • Lesbians gather with pride in West Hollywood

    Lesbians gather with pride in West Hollywood
    They said it loudly and repeatedly, and they wore stickers and clutched signs proclaiming it: lesbian. "Yes, I am!" hundreds of female voices chanted in a crowded West Hollywood park. "Yes, I am!" Lesbians, their supporters and friends gathered Friday...
  • 'Ender's Game' author compares Obama to Hitler

    'Ender's Game' author compares Obama to Hitler
    Orson Scott Card, the “Ender’s Game” novelist who ignited a firestorm over his comments about gay marriage, has written a paranoid essay comparing President Obama to Hitler in which he suggests Obama could be planning a coup to take over...
  • Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival reflects changing attitudes

    Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival reflects changing attitudes
    These are heady days for the gay and lesbian community, with Supreme Court decisions and public-opinion polls reflecting startling shifts in views on issues such as gay marriage. Not surprisingly, the upcoming edition of the Outfest Los Angeles LGBT...
  • Outfest 2013: Documentary "Bridegroom" is based on YouTube video

    Outfest 2013: Documentary "Bridegroom" is based on YouTube video
    Music publicist and advocate for LBGT rights Shane Bitney Crone was in Washington two weeks ago when the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and left standing a ruling overturning Proposition 8, clearing the way for same-sex...
  • Should you boycott 'Ender's Game' film because of the author's views?

    Should you boycott 'Ender's Game' film because of the author's views?
    As talk of a boycott against the movie of Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game" began to gain traction last week, I found myself thinking about the project not as a story, but rather as a crucible of sorts. The film has come under scrutiny because of Card&...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’: To deflate boycott, Lionsgate shuns Orson Scott Card

     
    Trying to impede a boycott of its¬†“Ender's Game”¬†movie sparked by anti-gay-marriage remarks made by the book's author, Lionsgate has issued […]...
  • Gay marriage is a gift for Southern California wedding industry

    Gay marriage is a gift for Southern California wedding industry
    Lisa Phillian has been a one-stop shop for hundreds of gay couples who wanted to tie the knot even before gay marriage was legal in California. Want to say "I do" on the beach? No problem — she's a wedding planner. Need a marriage license? She's...