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  • Commentary: 'Sanctity of marriage' goes beyond gender

    Over the last several years, the phrase "the sanctity of marriage" has been used as part of an artillery of weaponry to battle equality and keep gays and lesbians from getting married. Since June, with the exception of a couple of random shots fired,...
  • Apodaca: Trying to get some dress sense

    Every year about this time, when the school session is still young, administrators, parents and students reengage in the age-old battle over what is and isn't appropriate clothing. On school campuses, dress codes are brandished like sacred documents,...
  • Bias complaint filed against CdM

    The Orange County Equality Coalition has filed a complaint with the state accusing Corona del Mar High School of discriminating against an organization that offers support to gays and lesbians. The coalition alleges in a Department of Education filing...
  • CdM drama teacher resigns

    A Corona del Mar High School drama teacher, who was placed on leave in June after a student accused him of battery, has resigned. Ron Martin, a nine-year CdM veteran who won accolades from free-speech advocates for fighting to stage a campus production...
  • Marriage equality advocates celebrate rulings

    Marriage equality advocates celebrate rulings
    Same-sex marriage supporters in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa on Wednesday cheered a pair of landmark Supreme Court decisions striking down California's Proposition 8 and a portion of the federal Defense of Marriage Act while religious leaders recognized...
  • A Word, Please: Decimating the sticklers

    The English language is flexible, forgiving and fun. But don't tell that to some people. There's a large contingent of sticklers who think that every language choice has just one right answer. Many are victims of superstitions that ran rampant in...
  • Bad Dad: Boys, girls and gender neutrality

    Recently, I heard about a girl in New Jersey trying to petition toymaker Hasbro into making a gender-neutral version of the Easy-Bake Oven for her 4-year-old brother. You see, Hasbro has been marketing the kitchen set, which kids use to bake cookies...
  • Iraqi team learns O.C. criminal procedures

    WESTMINSTER — A burgeoning relationship between a small Christian college in Costa Mesa and a public university in Iraq could help shape the Middle Eastern country's response to gender-based violence in its northern region. Over the span of 15...
  • Commentary: Columnist wrong about the definition of marriage

    Re. "It's A Gray Area: History's lessons support marriage equality," (April 5): Judge James Gray's column regarding "the time is here to correct a series of injustices" deserves a serious response. In typical liberal rhetoric, we get a misguided...
  • It's A Gray Area: History's lessons support marriage equality

    These thoughts might be controversial to some, but the issue is timely, and the moment to correct a series of injustices is now. Therefore, it is time for our country, and all of us in it, to recognize and enforce marriage equality. Before I go further,...
  • Apodaca: Gender equality to the forefront

    In keeping with the season, I should acknowledge all that I have to be thankful for. I'm grateful for my family and friends, my dog, and UCLA's defeat of USC last weekend. What a wonderful world. On a broader scale, there's something else for which I...
  • O.C. Boy Scouts await national ruling

    In the wake of the Boy Scouts of America's decision to delay voting on whether to lift its ban on gay members and leaders, Orange County scouting leaders said they'll continue deferring to national policies. "All I can tell you is that the...