“Making Exact Sense of the Supreme Court Ruling of DOMA and Prop. 8” By Frank D. Pond

Prop 8:  The appellants had no standing to appeal since they didn’t represent the people of the State of CA since Gov Brown and AG Harris determined not to appeal.  This was a way out for those Justices that could not cobble together a full denial of marital equality and for those that support marriage […] Click to read more »

Spring is in the Air: Setting a June Date for Marriage (Equality). By Frank D. Pond

As we wait for the United States Supreme Court to bless the vows of gay persons -either in 50 states or in 1 (California), or make some other pronouncement-the rest of the world continues to move with even more speed in its evolution on marriage.  And lest we in the US feel left behind, several […] Click to read more »

What to expect from the road to Charlotte and the upcoming DNC By Frank D. Pond

I have the honor of being selected as an At-Large Delegate for President Obama at this years Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.  I will be sitting with the largest delegation, from California, made up of a diverse group of people proudly representing our wonderfully diverse and progressive State.  The action takes place from […] Click to read more »

Los Angeles’ “8” is more than a Play by Kevin M. Thomas

Dustin Lance Black’s “8” came and went from Los Angeles in a flash. But it has left quite an impact. The star studded reading of the play about overturning Proposition 8, the ban on gay marriage, featured as many famous faces in the audience as in the production. Yet while Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Kevin […] Click to read more »