CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 20, 1993
We live in a time of plague such as has never been visited on our nation. We can pretend it does not exist, or exists for others, and carry on as if we do not know. But we do. We know that AIDS is spread by several different methods. We also know that a cure is not in sight and may never be. What most people do not know is that the gay agenda is running rampant in the hierarchy of Ventura County government and organizations. It has even spread into the churches. We have the potential to slow down the AIDS epidemic by speaking out against a recent request by the Affirmative Action Commission that our county Board of Supervisors consider same-sex marriages as legal, something that will only cost taxpayers more of their hard-earned money.
February 22, 2008 |
WASHINGTON -- A children's book about two male penguins that hatch and parent a chick was pulled from library shelves in Loudoun County, Va., elementary schools this month after a parent complained that it promoted a gay agenda. The decision by Supt. Edgar B. Hatrick III led many parents and gay rights advocates to rush to the penguins' defense. Many say the school system should not have allowed one complaint to limit children's literary choices.
January 22, 1996 |
Rock music has frequently served as a vehicle for social issues, so Extra Fancy's mission to rock its way out of the closet and into the popular culture spotlight isn't surprising. Yet the rock arena has traditionally been a boys' club that excludes gays. Extra Fancy's strategy is to tackle straight-up rock 'n' roll with an aggressively gay agenda--as the Los Angeles quartet did to the best of its ability at Spaceland on Friday night.
March 14, 2014 |
Kevin Hart and Ice Cube will ride again in "Ride Along 2" on Jan. 15, 2016, Universal Pictures has announced. The follow-up to the hit buddy comedy "Ride Along" will once again debut over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, a date that proved successful for the original, which set box office marks when it opened to $48.6 million over the long weekend. Since then, the film has grossed more than $130 million domestically. "Ride Along" stars Hart as a fast-talking security guard trying to prove himself to his girlfriend's brother, a gruff Atlanta cop played by Ice Cube.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1993 |
Instead of celebrating National Coming Out Day for just one day as in years past, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Alliance at Cal State Northridge is hosting a week of events to educate students about homosexuality. The organization began the event Monday with a rally outside the university student union. Rain delayed the start of the program, organizers said, but several speakers and a gay stand-up comedian braved the weather to address a small audience.
September 15, 1999 |
Questioned by an anti-gay rights publication, Texas Gov. George W. Bush said Tuesday that he opposes gay marriages and that a court erred in striking down a ban on gays in the Boy Scouts. Bush opposed adoptions by gay couples as well. Publishers of the newsletter said Bush's comments were "a good start" but they had more questions about the Republican presidential front-runner's position on gay rights.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 4, 2005 |
Jack Nichols, a writer and editor who was an early leader of the gay rights movement in the United States, has died. He was 67. Nichols died Monday at Cape Canaveral Hospital in Cocoa Beach, Fla., of complications from cancer, according to his friend, Steve Yates. Nichols helped found chapters of the Mattachine Society, an early support group for gays, in Florida and Washington, D.C., in the early and mid-1960s.