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  • Why Calif. students should know that Harvey Milk was gay [Blowback]

     
    The historical contributions of LGBT people should not be excluded from classrooms, and those lessons belong in history books, not in high school sex education classes....
  • Art review: 'Under the Big Black Sun' at MOCA

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981," MOCA's entry in the Pacific Standard Time series....
  • Who would be your dream grand marshal for the Pride Parade?

     
    Fernanda Rocha, who is known for being the first lesbian cast member on the Real Housewives of Orange County, is serving as grand marshal of this year's Pride Parade. Rocha isn't exactly the most well-known member of the LGBTQ community, so we asked...
  • Activists tell Boystown why marriage equality is still a fight

     
    While protesting equal marriage rights, activist Andrea Craine said she heard someone say, “They have civil unions, what are they still mad about?” She and other activists tell Boystown why they’re still angry at a repeal-DOMA rally....
  • Top 5 reasons I haven’t seen “The Tree of Life”

     
    1. Unless he is playing Harvey Milk, Sean Penn is not the best part of any movie. 2. The Alexandre Desplat score. If I'm deafened by a two-minute preview, that doesn't bode well for a two-hour film. 3. Creation began with a white Southern family in the...
  • Steamworks’ real purpose: sexual health advocacy

     
    For many, Steamworks is more than just a gay bathhouse, it’s a long-standing champion of sexual health advocacy with a long history of community outreach. We find out why....
  • Two gay heroes thwart assassinations -- what a difference 35 years make

     
    A 20-year-old congressional college intern with only five days on the job saved Gabrielle Giffords’ life. Daniel Hernandez ran toward the sound of gunshots. He pressed Safeway workers’ aprons against the congresswoman’s head wound to stanch the...
  • 'It Gets Better,' on and offline

     
    Hollywood has a new online cause. In response to the recent string of teen suicides, celebrities, bloggers and thousands of others have mobilized through online video, blogging and social media to tell queer teens they are not alone. This September,...
  • Online grassroots campaign's new message: 'Count Me Out'

     
    This year's National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, comes in the midst of several teen suicides following anti-gay bullying. To honor those like Seth Walsh, a grassroots social media campaign, Count Me Out, asks social media users this week to donate their main...
  • Theater review: 'Dear Harvey' at the Strasberg Theatre

     
    Some 30-plus years after his death, Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected public official in California, continues to focus the public’s fascination – and outrage. Patricia Loughrey’s “Dear Harvey,” presented by the Beat Project at the Lee...
  • John Tejada debuts a new work at Disney Hall Saturday

     
    Ever since Steve Reich made repetition into a compositional ethic, contemporary classical music and electronica have been learning from each other. This Saturday, the local techno-minimalist John Tejada will cement the relationship with “The End of It...
  • It's not a trick question

     
    Want to know what Cesar Chavez, Harvey Milk and Ronald Reagan have in common? The answer's on PolitiCal, our state government and politics blog....