| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:52 AM
As voters in three more states cast ballots to allow gay marriage in last week's election, some California gay marriage activists have grown impatient at seeing gains elsewhere while the question remains in legal limbo here.
But as soon as this month...
| Jun 19, 2010
The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. Others see celibacy (and according to one cardinal, homosexuality) as a reason priests abuse in the first place. Do you believe...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
| Aug 11, 2010
Last week, the refuse collector for my neighborhood destroyed my trash can while dumping my trash. I called the Public Works Department to get another one. Simple problem, or so I thought.
When the can arrived, I realized that it was a new design and...
| Aug 28, 2010
In the Aug. 7 editorial "Some traditions deserve to die," the Burbank Leader chided the California electorate for the passage of Proposition 8 in 2008. The editorial went on to castigate the public generally for moral and religious views that have been...
| Sep 1, 2010
Gay relationships "are consistent with the core of the history, tradition and practice of marriage in the United States." There is no "historical purpose for excluding same-sex couples from marriage." "Gender no longer forms an essential part of marriage....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The last year marked a number of milestones for the gay marriage movement, as it adds to its list of legal and legislative victories, earning approval from a majority of Americans along the way.
The two largest victories came from the Supreme Court in...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:21 PM
First came love. Then came marriage.
And the baby carriage? Meh.
"Just the two of us is awesome," said Sara Tenenbein, a 31-year-old blogger and consultant living with her husband in Los Angeles. "Maybe we don't need to add more humans to the...
| Dec 8, 2013
When 23-year-old Leo Kowal decided to attend a friend's birthday party in 2005 in Downers Grove, finding love was the last thing on his mind.
"I had been putting so much energy into the wrong people, and things hadn't worked out, so I decided to stop...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Cookies aren't a substitute for a solid meal. But they sure are a great way to end one! So celebrate the end of the week -- or savor the weekend -- with one of these tempting holiday treats.
Peppermint pinwheels: "Four years ago, my roommates and I...
| Dec 7, 2013
Date: Oct. 18
Her story: Danielle Snyder, 27, grew up in Elkton. She works in marketing at Remline Corp. in Newark, Del. Her parents, Joe and Linda Snyder, live in Cecilton.
His story: Alexander "Alex" Lloyd, 27, grew up in Halethorpe. He is a...
| Dec 1, 2013
Dear Amy: I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year.
I have been in close contact with my best (male) friend for seven years, and my boyfriend has gotten jealous. Our relationship has been very bumpy. When we have time together he insists on...