Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The Festival was an immediate success and has evolved to include live bands, poetry readings, chef demos, cultural entertainment and artists creating their work on-site. […]

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Autry Explorers: Family Dance Jam at the Autry

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Join Family Dance Jam for a different kind of hoedown—back by popular demand! As the DJ spins global grooves, a team of dancers leads lively dance games for families to enjoy together. Be a train, form a bridge, and line up for a modern twist on the Virginia Reel. Fun for ages 2–8. Presented in collaboration […]

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Spotlight Series: Natalie and Crystal

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family.  NATALIE: We are a HUGE family of 14.  We have been together almost 8 years, and were finally legally married on May 22, 2014 in Des Moines, IA.  Our twelve children are David John (D.J.) […]

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Family Fun: Valentine’s Day Treats at Sur La Table

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What better way to say “I love you” than with a treat made with the little ones you love most? Join us for a fun family get together filled with baking, laughing and sugar! Decorate your way into your Valentine’s heart with delicious cookies, dipped treats and chocolate cupcakes made even easier with some helpful […]

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What the Heck is Homonormativity?

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This week Brandy, Susan, and Jacob sit down to chat about Football and the concepts of hetero & homonormativity. Do you feel like homonormativity is hurting the gay rights movement? Are you a happy and self described “gay assimilationist”? Tell us your thoughts!  If you have any questions that come to mind that you would like […]

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Gay Dad: “I Am An Assimilating Gay”

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By Henry Amador I recently read a comment about a truly important world event, the wedding of Lance Bass to now husband Michael Turchin. Okay, so world news might be a bit of an overstatement but the comment was extremely interesting and got me thinking. The commentator basically stated, and I paraphrase, that he found […]

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The Mother/Daughter Roller Coaster

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By: Shannon Ralph “Probably there is nothing in human nature more resonant with charges than the flow of energy between two biologically alike bodies, one of which has lain in amniotic bliss inside the other, one of which has labored to give birth to the other. The materials are here for the deepest mutuality and […]

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Ellen DeGeneres: I’m Not a Lesbian Script Machine

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Though the new NBC comedy produced by Ellen DeGeneres, One Big Happy, has the goal of bringing humor to television, it’s also breaking ground whether that was DeGeneres’ intention or not. “It just happens to be a very funny show. It happens to have a lesbian character in it,” DeGeneres said. “It’s not like I formed a […]

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Man Down! A Gay Dad Wants To Wave His White Flag

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By Henry Amador Tired, irritated, angry, distant, envious, tired, overwhelmed, tired, judgmental, did I say tired? These are some of the ways I have been feeling lately and that really has me feeling, well… tired, irritated, angry, distant, envious, overwhelmed, judgmental and tired, really tired. I was recently featured in an article on Buzzfeed about […]

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