See the update at the end of this post where the California Supreme Court denies the request for an emergency order to stop same-sex marriages although it is still entertaining a case seeking to enforce Prop 8.ORIGINAL POST, JULY 12, 12:52 P.M.: Remember how Chapman University law professor John Eas ... More >>
Yes, it's a very last-minute invitation, but Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church in Costa Mesa hosts free weddings for same-sex couples Saturday. The congregation for humanists, agnostics, deists, atheists, pagans, Christians, Muslims, monotheists, pantheists, polytheists or no ists at all is ... More >>
[Editor's note:Rap pioneer and Geto Boys member Willie D answers reader questions for our sister paper, Houston Press. Something on your mind? Ask Willie D!] BOSS LADY IS A BULLY Dear Willie D: I am a single mother with a small child, clocking 50 hours a week at an auto-parts warehouse to pay the ... More >>
[Ask Exene] What happens when your 6-year-old starts asking, via your ex, about your dating life
Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. If you want to ask the legendary vocalist for advice, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.DEAR EXENE,I'm a single father with a daughter and an ex-wife w ... More >>
Kobe and Vanessa Bryant, the former (?) Newport Coast couple with the most-est, are apparently calling off the divorce.Having increasingly been spotted together in public in the six months since his wife of 11 years filed for divorce, Black Mamba has apparently convinced the former Vanessa Laine of ... More >>
Alison Rosen has made many best friends since leaving the OC Weekly newsroom many moons ago--a million, to be precise.A day before her birthday, the writer-broadcaster-Adam Carolla newsgirl, can boast that there have been 1 million downloads of her Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend podcast, which ... More >>
UPDATE, FEB. 23, 4:18 P.M.: The couple who filed the first marriage equality case in California and later became petitioners to overturn Prop 8, Diane Olson and Robin Tyler, said today's decision by the Obama administration to stop defending the federal government's anti-gay marriage law is "a hu ... More >>
SCR's production of Sarah Ruhl's Victorian-era show doesn't reach a climax
The longest-running study of same-sex couples concludes the children of lesbian parents outscore their peers socially and academically.Results of the National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study leave no doubt as to the success of lesbian couples as parents, according to a University of California, ... More >>
Though it's a marketing gimmick (what gimmicks aren't?), through some fortuitous coincidence, two O.C. restaurants are holding Valentine's contests that seem like they should bookend each other.
Strike Orange County
Tomorrow, same-sex couples throughout the country will go to their local county clerk counters and request marriage licenses as part of National Freedom to Marry Day. That won't happen in Orange County, however. The Old County Courthouse is closed due to Abraham Lincoln's birthday. This is ironic, g ... More >>
Saddleback Church head Rick Warren was on Hannity & Colmes last night giving non-answers to whether he supports domestic partnerships instead of gay marriage and continuing his ahistorical analysis of marriage through history. But I could only pay so much attention to the Purpose-Driven Man before I ... More >>
The funniest of articles appeared earlier this week in the Orange County Register: Christian churches are uniting to save marriage. At Eastside Christian Church in Fullerton, about 100 pastors gathered under the guise of the Orange County Marriage Education Initiative, which its website declares is ... More >>
Who says there aren't any single men in Orange County? According to WhosYourCity.com, the area stretching from Long Beach to Santa Ana has a whopping 89,459 more single men than women. Holla! This is in sharp contrast to New York and Northern New Jersey who list 210,820 more single women than men. ... More >>
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