Trial began this week for a former Garden Grove cop accused of sexually assaulting three women he dated, calling them names and telling them he gave them sexually transmitted diseases. A prosecutor laid out that story for jurors Tuesday, but defendant Jesse Andrew Green's defense attorney called th ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why are there so many Spanish place names in New Mexico?
Every Monday, adult superstart/OC girl Tasha Reign gives us her thought on life, sex, politics, and everything else in-between. For her inaugural column, Tasha weighs in on Measure B, an LA County initiative that passed in 2012 and now makes condom use mandatory on porn shoots. Enjoy!The Wrap on Wra ... More >>
See Update No. 2 on page 2 on Nik Richie Radio coverage of the host's surreal feelings and reception as a Middle Eastern terrorist in Kentuck and his lawyer vowing to win in the end.See Update No. 1 after the jump explaining why the federal judge declared a mistrial.ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 24, 1:53 P.M. ... More >>
David France on the stirring history of ACT UP
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The author of 'The Vaccine Book' presents his own alternatives to the CDC-recommended schedules kenneth m. ruggiano
Long Beaach Playhouse
A woman is suing Disneyland and the AIDS Services Foundation of Orange County in Superior Court because she claims her back was injured by a Disney employee dressed as Darth Vader and doing battle with a bird during the 2011 AIDS Walk Orange County at the Anaheim resort. If the incident had happe ... More >>
[UPDATE at 5 p.m.: After her morning TV appearance, Congresswoman Sanchez appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews in the afternoon and reiterated her stance that "it's really sad" that Komen for the Cure has decided for political reasons to attack "a very important" medical resource for countles ... More >>
KamravaUPDATE, JUNE 6, 8:08 A.M.: An administrative law judge previously said Michael Kamrava, Octomom Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor, should keep his medical license, but the California Medical Board overruled that recommendation last month.So, Kamrava has turned to another judge, this one at ... More >>
One of my best friends is a microbiologist, and with that comes a special love for all science-themed crafts. So when I saw a link to the Scientific Culture shop on Etsy, it was love at first smarty-pants sight. Lab Ware art post cards by Scientific Culture After the jump, get your s ... More >>
Rohrabacher When it comes to healthcare reform you can count on Rep. Dana Rohrabacher to take a firm "no" stance, unless the so-called reform is sponsored by the insurance lobby.So it's a notable moment when a healthcare lobbying group enthusiastically praises Rohrabacher.It's even more notable w ... More >>
Dr. Michael Kamrava is the one facing a Medical Board of California this week that could revoke or suspend the Beverly Hills fertility specialist's license to practice medicine, but it seems as if La Habra's Nadya Suleman is on trial in Los Angeles as well.Today's bombshell: Octomom's medical re ... More >>
Laurie Hassold reanimates and reclaims a host of horrific life forms
Christopher Victorio24th Annual AIDS Walk Orange CountyOn Saturday morning, Harvey Milk Day, the 24th annual AIDS Walk Orange County raised awareness of much-needed funds for HIV/AIDS prevention. The day's events included art, a family fun zone and food festival, a pie-eating contest, Great Pa ... More >>
A 36-year-old Sacramento Christian high school teacher and girls volleyball coach could get up to a year in the pokey after allegedly exposing a 17-year-old player's vagina and breasts in the midst of what was supposed to be an athletic massage.The incident involving Minh Anh Nguyen--who faces on ... More >>
Flickr user Thor ArvidThe world thought Scrubs actor Zach Braff was dead yesterday for a few hours--suicide, they said. Turns out, it was just a Scrubs fan that had created a faker CNN page in 2007 that somehow resurfaced. In an age where someone's Wikipedia page is edited spookily quick to ... More >>
Comedienne Happy Slip performs tonight--and you can see her free.The B HERE campaign that raises awareness of the life-threatening disease hepatitis B launched Thursday, but it really swings into high gear on the UC Irvine campus today. First, a free art exhibit featuring works ... More >>
All seemed to be said and done yesterday in the fight over whether Planned Parenthood should receive county funds for its non-abortion related health care programs.
Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens
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In The New Republic's recent critique of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul's old wacky newsletters, there's one disturbing Orange County connection, according to author James Kirchick: They frequently quoted Paul's "old colleague," Representative William Dannemeyer--who advocated quarantin ... More >>
Lots of Unprotected Fornications in SD: The San Diego Union-Tribune reports this morning that youths ages 15 to 24 in our southern neighbor county had a whopping 85,000 cases of chlaymdia, gonorrhea and AIDS in 2005. How’s that rank? Well, according to the newspaper, researchers at the Cali ... More >>
Selling erectile dysfunction medication on the Internet may have been considered a lucrative side business for award-winning state narcotics agent Henry Kim, that is until some pesky undercover Long Beach cops got nosy and ruined everything. It all started last week, when Kim allegedly placed an ad ... More >>
Just like breaking a leg can take your mind off a toothache, the major traumas the Bush administration has inflicted on the body politic make it easy to forget the lesser damage it's doing. Or, as Ruth Marcus puts in her column in today's Washington Post, "The tornado of disastrous headlines - ... More >>
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Grist online magazine's Muckraker says the California gubernatorial race may very well come down to who voters think is more environmentally minded, Ahnuld or Phil the Pill.
This Sunday (a day named to honor Egyptian sun god Ra), Orange County pagans, witches, warlocks (maybe Moorlachs?) and other so-called heathens are using their mystic powers to fight the AIDS. That's right, I said pagans. Monotheistic religions are so passe. AIDS was first noticed in America when, i ... More >>
Notes From the Banana Republic: Lawsuit alleges Christian cabal eats at Dennys, controls Santa Ana schools
UPDATED: Is a pool stick bigger than a penis?
Is a pool stick bigger than a penis?
V-Day College Campaign 2002 presents The Vagina Monologues
Local abortion providers have been dealing with the threat for years
Fabulous Hell doesnt try to promote the upbeat living-with-AIDS story
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Now, how do you make gay-bashing funny?