Living in gay-friendly Los Angeles, and an increasingly gay-friendly America, is a wonderful thing, but not all gays and lesbians are so lucky. Born This Way, a documentary by Los Angeles filmmakers Shaun Kadlec and Deb Tullmann, focuses on the underground gay and lesbian community in Cameroon.
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Use a condom, go to jail?
Not exactly. But the group Human Rights Watch says police in L.A. are using prostitution suspects' possession of condoms as evidence that they were indeed allegedly working the streets. On top of that, the org argued that cops in L.A. were alleged to have demanded sex in e ... More >>
Bobak Roshan, DemitasseDemitasse's Clever brewing bar.
Most law school career service offices will tell you that a Juris Doctor degree is an invaluable life passport. "This is really open doors for you. You'll be able to do almost anything," they boast in the glossy admissions packets. Tel ... More >>
Tim Hetherington on the set of "Restrepo"Update: Chris Hondros took these stunning photographs just hours before he died. More after the jump.
Tim Hetherington, a wartime photographer and documentary filmmaker -- along with his associate, Chris Hondros, also a war photojournalist -- were kil ... More >>
Los Angeles County has the largest rape kit backlog in the United States, according to a report released today by Human Rights Watch.
More than 50 reporters, rape kit advocates, city workers and cops gathered today at a 40-minute press conference outside Los Angeles City Hall to hear the bleak ne ... More >>
Human Rights Watch will release a report tomorrow about the rape kit backlog in Los Angeles. The much-anticipated report, entitled "Testing Justice: The Rape Kit Backlog in Los Angeles City and County," is purportedly the first comprehensive study about the issue.
The 68-page report reveals that t ... More >>