Daffodil J. Altan follows Alfonso Guerrero and Manuel Chavez on their wedding day in “Eat Drink and Be Gay Married: After 27 years together, one couple finally has its big, fat, Mexican, recovering-drug-addict, HIV-positive, ex-transgender gay wedding”
Rich Kane offers some from the scene perspective on the gay weddings in “We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re Registered at Crate N Barrel: Notes from a gayer-than-usual Tuesday at the old courthouse in Santa Ana”
R. Scott Moxley introduces us to Orange County's new top cop in “Meet the New Sheriff: Taking a wait-and-see stance toward OC’s new top cop”
Nick Schou investigates yet another jail house beating, this time of former KISS guitarist Mark St. John in “Smashes, Thrashes N Hits: Sheriff’s department probing alleged jail beating of former KISS guitarist”
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