Tag Archives: Los Angeles

HomoQuotable – John Aravosis

“It was only a few weeks ago that America was lecturing the gay community about its intolerance for intolerance, for objecting to a bigot (in fact, an anti-gay activist, Brendan Eich) running a major American corporation (in this case, the Mozilla Foundation). Republicans, including gay conservatives, were particularly upset that anyone would judge a man’s job performance, especially the man …

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LGBT Donor Conference Moved From Hotel Owned By Brunei Over Stoning Law

The Gill Action Fund has moved a conference planned for next month out of the tony Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei’s institution of death by stoning for homosexuality. The hotel is owned by the sultan of Brunei. The Washington Blade reports: Kirk Fordham, executive director of Gill Action, informed the Blade that a new venue would be chosen in the …

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LOS ANGELES: Vaccinations Urged For Gay Men After Three Meningitis Deaths

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today urged that gay and bisexual men be vaccinated for meningitis. Eight cases of meningitis have been reported in the Los Angeles area since the start of the year and there have been three deaths. All men who have sex with men, whether or not they identify as gay or bisexual and …

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Joe Biden Pushes ENDA At HRC Gala

“My grandkids, my children, and their kids are going to be shocked, it shocks the conscious that this very moment in American history, in some states, an employer can fire you just because of who you are, or who you love.  It’s close to barbaric.  I mean think about this, a man, no I really mean this.  Imagine, imagine, 20 …

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Minor Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles

A minor earthquake woke up much of Los Angeles at 6:30am today.  Twitter is going nuts. UPDATE: LA news anchors dove under their desk.

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GMCLA – The 12 Rockin’ Days of Christmas

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LAX Shooter: Pissed Off Patriot

After every mass shooting, the Tea People launch a furious media campaign to characterize the perpetrator as a leftist. This time they’ve got their hands full. A law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly, said Ciancia was wearing fatigues and carrying a bag containing a one-page handwritten note …

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Mass Shooting At LAX

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A Star Is Born

Going viral this weekend with almost 300K views is a clip from Kristen Chenoweth’s Friday night concert at the Hollywood Bowl. When musicians call audience members up on stage to perform with them, the results are usually fun but a little cringe-worthy. During the show, she [Chenoweth] called Southern California resident Sarah Horn to the stage and invited her to …

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Photo Of The Day

Karen Ocamb writes at Frontiers Magazine: Los Angeles City Councilmembers Mike Bonin, Mitch O’Farrell and Tom LaBonge eloquently described their anger over the anti-gay “propaganda” law now being enforced in Russia before unveiling a small Rainbow flag attached to the St. Petersburg Sister City sign prominently displayed near City Hall. They declared their opposition to severing Sister City ties, hoping …

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Petition Of The Day

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National Guard Marches In LA Pride

Via press release from John Perez, openly gay Speaker of the California Assembly: In a series of firsts, a delegation from the California National Guard, led by its Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. David S. Baldwin, took part in L.A. Pride, joining Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles), the first openly gay person elected Speaker, in yesterday’s Pride Parade. This …

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Robbie Rogers Takes Soccer Field As First Out Male Professional Sports Player

Via the Advocate: Robbie Rogers made history on Sunday as the first openly gay man to play in a game in U.S. professional sports. If there was any concern about whether fans would be supportive, it was eased as the crowd stood and cheered wildly when Rogers took the field during the second half of the L.A. Galaxy’s 4-0 win …

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Free Meningitis Vaccinations In LA

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has announced that they will offer free meningitis vaccinations to gay men in the Los Angeles area. Via press release: In response to cases of bacterial meningitis among men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) that has affected men in Los Angeles and New York, AIDS Healthcare Foundation will offer free meningitis vaccines starting Monday, April 15th at its AHF Pharmacy …

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On Mahony’s Vote For The New Pope

A Catholic magazine is asking its Italian readers if scandal-ridden Cardinal Roger Mahony should be allowed to vote for the next pope. An influential Italian Catholic magazine asked its readers if Mahony should participate in the conclave. Famiglia Cristiana, one of Italy’s most-read magazines, featured the question on its website Monday asking readers: “Your opinion: Mahony in the conclave: Yes …

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Cardinal Roger Mahony: Humiliate Me

Earlier this month Cardinal Roger Mahony was “relieved of his duties” for his role in covering up the still-widening molestation scandal that is shredding the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  Yesterday Mahoney announced on his blog that it’s now clear to him that Jesus wants him to be humiliated. Given all of the storms that have surrounded me and the Archdiocese …

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Headline Of The Day

The Los Angeles Times breaks the story: In the midst of renewed public outrage over its handling of the priest molestation cases, the Los Angeles Archdiocese is considering a $200-million fund-raising campaign. The archdiocese has hired a New York company, Guidance in Giving, to study the feasibility of a capital campaign that would shore up the church’s finances. The archdiocese …

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LOS ANGELES: Lesbian Officers Targeted By Fugitive Ex-Cop Suspected Of Murder

Multiple law enforcement agencies across southern California are conducting a joint manhunt for a former Los Angeles cop suspected of murdering three people, including a member of the LAPD. Local news outlets have published a lengthy manifesto from Christopher Dorner, 33, in which he vows revenge on lesbian, Latino, and Asian members of the police. An excerpt: Those Hispanic officers …

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LA Catholic Archbishop Issues Letter Of Apology Over Molestation Scandal

Yesterday parishioners at every church in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles were read a letter of apology for the Catholic Church’s role in cloaking pedophile priests from law enforcement.  The letter was written by Archbishop Jose Gomez.  An excerpt: My brothers and sisters in Christ, This week we are releasing the files of priests who sexually abused children while they …

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CALIFORNIA: Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony Fired Over Molestation Cover-Ups

The Catholic Church has terminated Cardinal Roger Mahony for his role in cloaking pedophile priests from law enforcement. Just hours after a court-ordered massive release of priest personnel files revealed the extent of Mahony’s role in covering up for known sexual predators, Archbishop José Gómez announced Thursday night that he has relieved Mahony of his remaining duties. A former top …

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