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January 20, 1995 | BETTINA BOXALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an arrangement that underscores the growth of gay studies in academia, USC will soon be home to one of the world's largest gay archives. The university has agreed to house two recently merged Los Angeles collections that together include about 2 million items. From thousands of books and newspaper clippings to political buttons and bar matchbooks, the archives provide a sweeping chronicle of gay life and politics in this century. "The combined collections . . .
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 20, 1995 | BETTINA BOXALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an arrangement that underscores the growth of gay studies in academia, USC will soon be home to one of the world's largest gay archives. The university has agreed to house two recently merged Los Angeles collections that together include about 2 million items. From thousands of books and newspaper clippings to political buttons and bar matchbooks, the archives provide a sweeping chronicle of gay life and politics in this century. "The combined collections . . .
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June 11, 1993 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
How things have changed for John DeCecco. Thirty years ago, the San Francisco State psychology professor concocted a story to conceal his homosexuality, saying he was secretly dating a black woman colleague. DeCecco, who is white, told his bosses that the couple did not want their families to know about the interracial romance. In fact, the woman was a lesbian friend. "I chickened out.
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June 11, 1993 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
How things have changed for John DeCecco. Thirty years ago, the San Francisco State psychology professor concocted a story to conceal his homosexuality, saying he was secretly dating a black woman colleague. DeCecco, who is white, told his bosses that the couple did not want their families to know about the interracial romance. In fact, the woman was a lesbian friend. "I chickened out.
OPINION
February 13, 2012 | Dale Carpenter
Proposition 8 is a law in search of a reason. What is the purpose of denying the use of one word - "marriage" - to a class of people deemed by the state itself fully capable of taking on all of the child-raising and other responsibilities associated with the word? The search for a reason may now go to theU.S. Supreme Court, assuming the court agrees to weigh the issue. Last week, in Perry vs. Brown, a divided panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that Proposition 8 was unconstitutional under the Constitution's equal protection clause.
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April 18, 1996 | MICHAEL J. YBARRA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Almost 60 years ago a 9-year-old boy who had fled Nazi Germany found light in the Chicago Public Library. There, amid spy thrillers and mysteries, James Ingo Freed taught himself to read English. Mies van der Rohe, the great architect, later taught Freed the idiom of modern design at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
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