The poignant desperation contained in this blog title, “Only in LA”, actually caused me to feel compassion for this widely-reviled local antagonist. It will all be ok, James. We’ll be patient with you as you come to terms with the fact that human diversity is everywhere, perhaps even on your own little cul-de-sac.
Bravo to this honest, courageous and articulate coming out story. People like Christine are the reason that AGI leaders like the Family Research Council currently find themselves whining that “several corporations…including giants such as Coca-Cola, Gap, General Mills, Hewlett-Packard, Levi Strauss, Microsoft, Nationwide, and Nike” are lobbying hard for passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Valuing people for who they are is good business:
Mike Penner has been an exemplary contributor to the Los Angeles Times sports pages for over two decades and today’s column is no exception,” Randy Harvey, the newspaper’s sports editor, said in a statement. “The decision to go public cannot have been an easy one and, while we do not make a habit of commenting on the personal and private lives of our journalists, we do look forward to continuing our relationship into the future.