Carl Matthes: The fight to advance and protect voting rights, civil rights, women’s rights, women’s health and the right to choose, immigration rights, and lgbt rights, is intensifying.
Randy Shaw: Activists are in far better spirits than one year ago. Progressives see that the public is on their side, and, unlike in the aftermath of the 2008 elections, are staying engaged in the major policy struggles that elections are supposed to be all about.
Carl Matthes: Obama kicked public awareness/acceptance of marriage equality into high gear. The covers of the nation’s major magazines competed for which could best portray Obama’s historic announcement.
aving voice in the Black Community is still an arduous struggle for its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) community. As we cross over into 2012, one of our biggest accomplishments in 2011 has been the various ways in which LGBTQ of African descent have employed different public venues to be heard. These following venues [...]
The ten most read articles by LA Progressive’s readers in 2011 reflect both the breadth of our coverage and also several special focuses.
The Los Angeles Times has reported that former Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger admitted to fathering a child with a member of his household staff during his marriage to Maria Shriver. According to the report, the staff member worked for the Schwarzenneggar / Shriver household for more than 20 years. Schwarzenneger disclosed this information to Maria Shriver, [...]