| Oct 24, 2013
Regarding Eric Zorn's column (“The out-of-focus 'religious liberty' argument against gay marriage,” Column, Oct. 23): He is saying that just because a person wants to advance himself or herself by going into business they are no longer allowed...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:30 PM
When California voters passed Prop. 8 in 2008 outlawing same-sex marriage, Robin Tyler — one-half of Los Angeles' first legally married gay couple — and many others rushed to cast blame on African Americans. That indictment was the catalyst...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:40 AM
George Takei is a bigger star today than when he appeared in the '60s TV series "Star Trek."
It may be argued that he's even bigger now than when he co-starred in the six feature films based on the sci-fi cult classic.
That's because of social media....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Alec Baldwin says his suspended MSNBC show is in serious jeopardy -- and for that, he's blaming mainly the "tabloid media."
"Whether the show comes back at all is at issue right now," the former "30 Rock" star wrote in a blog post Saturday,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The greatest female pole vaulter ever, a woman whom many consider physically beautiful, showed the ugly face of homophobia two days after winning her third world title in the event Tuesday in Moscow.
While Russia’s Yelena Isinbayeva cannot be...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
When do insensitive words destroy reputations?
It all depends.
Celebrity chef Paula Deen was dropped by her TV network, her publisher and many of her corporate partners after she testified in a legal deposition that she used the N-word some 30 years...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
So much has changed in the LGBT community recently, it's hardly surprising that those seismic shifts would be reflected in this year's pics at Outfest Los Angeles, which runs July 11 through 21 at the DGA and other venues.
"The big change that we're...
| Jul 11, 2013
In “Dealin’ with Idiots,” Chicago native Jeff Garlin stars as a comedian who gets so fed up with foolish parents he observes at his son’s youth baseball game that he decides to spend more time with them—not to increase his...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
METAIRIE, La. — In the summer of 1992, an aspiring filmmaker named Craig Borten drove from Los Angeles to Dallas to see a man named Ron Woodroof. Borten was just a few years out of Syracuse University and didn't know what kind of movies he wanted to...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
LONDON -- Russian news anchor Dmitry Kiselev, who is deputy director of pubcaster Russia One, has denied that a comment he made on TV in which he said the hearts of gay people should be "burned" was homophobic.
On a show broadcast in April 2012, but...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:06 PM
A drama teacher at Corona del Mar High School who was placed on leave in June after a student accused him of battery has resigned.
Ron Martin, who won accolades from free-speech advocates for fighting to stage a campus production of "Rent," confirmed...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:11 AM
I think it’s for the best that the enraged, engaging Alec Baldwin, who seems never to have acquired the ability to control his volcanic temper despite multiple public embarrassments over the years, has decided to quit Twitter.