(Re "Mayor signs on for marriage equality," March 23):
I was the one who asked Mayor Jane Egly to sign the pledge, which I did March 17. I emailed Egly asking for her support, and she signed the pledge March 19.
I've been trying to get Mayor Donald Garcia of Aliso Viejo (where I live — I work in Laguna Beach) to sign, but at every turn he keeps dodging my questions. Hopefully other mayors in Orange County will follow.
Not concerned gay reputation is fading
(Re "Hansen: Gay Laguna fades away," March 23):
"It's such a shame Laguna is not Laguna anymore..."
"...there's nothing in Laguna for us." Laguna is no longer the "Gay Gem" of the West Coast.