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  • Hatred doesn't belong in church

    There were many reasonable answers to the question of church and homosexuality ("In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles," Oct. 28), but a few spoke of it as if it were an illness to be cured by prayer, rather than an immutable trait, such as eye color....
  • Youth Council plans 'Beyond the Rainbow' color run benefiting homeless LGBTQ youngsters

    Taking advantage of the national buzz that’s recently formed around marriage equality and Olympian Bruce Jenner’s transformation into Caitlyn Jenner, the La CaƱada Flintridge Youth Council is in the process of organizing a local event to...
  • Film Review: Amy Schumer plays gender for laughs in 'Trainwreck'

    Film Review: Amy Schumer plays gender for laughs in 'Trainwreck'
    Amy Schumer has built her relatively young career on (among other things) transgression. “Inside Amy Schumer” — tied with “Key & Peele” as the funniest Comedy Central sketch show — is dominated by satirical views of...
  • Read On: The marketing of Caitlyn Jenner

    Read On: The marketing of Caitlyn Jenner
    OK, I really didn’t want to do it. But I simply have to. I’ve got to write this column about Caitlyn Jenner because I mean, come on, when was the last time you saw this much publicity in a single week about a woman in her mid-60s who wasn&...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The contributions of fathers should be appreciated

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The contributions of fathers should be appreciated
    Sunday will mark my 17th Father’s Day, a special accomplishment for me considering that I have been a dad longer than my father was for me. Even though my dad died when I was 14 years old, I often wonder what he would think about everything that...
  • Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts

    Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts
    Beginning in April 2017, the trustees of the Glendale Community College board are expected to be elected from five separate districts within Glendale, according to a plan the board agreed to adopt earlier this month. College officials began looking to...
  • Complaint alleges Glendale Unified violating California Voting Rights Act

    Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman has filed a complaint against the Glendale Unified School District for allegedly violating the California Voting Rights Act, 10 days after voters rejected Glendale Unified’s measure that would have paved the path for...
  • District or at-large? Glendale residents to decide on voting system

    District or at-large? Glendale residents to decide on voting system
    Despite publicly stating their opposition to an initiative that would create district-based voting, a measure created in response to the threat of a lawsuit, several members of the City Council stated the decision should be up to voters. Measure D would...
  • Start the Presses: Can our communities spare a quarter?

    Start the Presses: Can our communities spare a quarter?
    As 2014 winds down, the lights go up, and the decorations sparkle. The children shriek with delight at the latest "Frozen" gear, and adults drink too much while giving one another silly gifts. But shortly after the New Year, residents in Burbank and...
  • News-Press Editorial: Careful wording could help to avoid a lawsuit

    Having been under the threat of a lawsuit for the past year, the Glendale City Council this week agreed to ask voters in April if the city should switch from its long-standing at-large voting system to individual districts. Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman...
  • Fanboys of all stripes celebrate geekdom at Bent-Con

    Fanboys of all stripes celebrate geekdom at Bent-Con
    ”Sure, I’ve been a geek and a nerd since I was a little kid,” admits Jody Wheeler, vice-president of Bent-Con, the upcoming convention celebrating the wide cross-sections where LGBTQ and fanboy culture meet. “I had all the Star...
  • FSHA student, coach see gender bias in debate world

    FSHA student, coach see gender bias in debate world
    As a debater, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior Maddie Collins has a lot going for her — poise, confidence and a clear speaking voice she's polished for years as a member of the school's speech and debate team. The only thing that seems to...