Why speak out about Bill Cosby now? The simple answer is that it's the right thing to do. The truth deserves to be known. As I write this, more than 20 women have come forward, many with stories that are remarkably similar to mine.
American Sniper is well on its way to being the biggest war film ever at the domestic box office, and second most popular R-rated film ever behind The Passion of the Christ.
That word is admittedly a scary one. Most civilized, sane people don't want to be called homophobic. It doesn't mean that you're murdering gay people. It doesn't even mean that you're a homophobe. But...
I see soldier worship as harmful because it so easily morphs into support for wars, no matter how unjust, by letting our affection for our fellow citizens in uniform and our desire to see them come home alive obscure the truth behind what they're supposedly fighting and dying for, which is rarely as black and white as we are told or wish it to be.
While these proposals are encouraging, and show some sign of progress, they are not nearly enough. Today, households headed by a female and women over 60 are the two poorest demographic groups in the United States.
It, thus, effectively sanitizes this dark chapter in U.S. history, making it safe again for the masses to embrace chicken-hawk George W. Bush's deceitfully sold Iraq misadventure.
My decision about whether to engage from the outside or seek elected office came down to a single question: how best can I fight for a level playing field at this point?
On January 4, 2015, construction of the high-speed rail began in Fresno, California. During construction, soil will be disrupted due to grading for the above-ground sections of the route and tunneling for the sections of the rail that will run underground. In both cases, fungal spores could become airborne.
California's government is cracking down on water consumption both for individuals and farms. Of course, hydration is essential for plant growth and livestock, so now the question is: How will California's drought affect eaters and cooks across the country?
I was looking toward my future with hope, excitement and anticipation, it was a new chapter in life for me and I couldn't wait for what lay ahead. Until one day, everything I knew and everything I was looking forward to changed in the matter of a split second.
As the festival community grows, so does our reach. The mind can reach further than the hand or any man made cord. This evening at the Gem and Jam Pre-Party reminded me to unplug, reach out and connect with my fellow humans.
LGBTs In The News returns to Hollywood as The Los Angeles Press Club @ Steve Allen Theater welcomes a panel of leading LGBT journalists, activists and allies for a night of engaging conversation and audience participation--and you're invited.
Today's debate was fierce among the four avowed food-lovers sitting at a patio table at Meizhou Dong Po, the amazing Chinese restaurant in the Century City Westfield Mall. The subject was.... pastrami.
The same systems and organizations that have frozen us out for years now want to dictate and advise us on how we should engage to fight for our freedom.
So who will it be? An insider from the County transportation agency? An out-of-towner who knows how to build and manage a large urban transit system? A transit rider.
For every theater-goer, minimum wage-earner or maximum wage-maker who applauded, cried, or expressed righteous indignation at the story told in Selma, we'd like to remind them that the story of economic justice is still being written in our country, city and state.
2014 proved to be a busy year for artist Sona Mirzaei. "2015 is going to be even bigger and better," laughed Mirzaei.
Here goes nothin'. We agree upon a 5:30 p.m. Friday dinner at The Six in Culver City. Why are we dining with the octogenarians? Because I have another date set for that evening at 8 p.m.