A #MeToo Fight Has Erupted Between Two Democrats
When can #MeToo be invoked, by whom, against whom? California gubernatorial candidate Amanda Renteria says the Democratic frontrunner, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, should resign because of past relationships with women. No prominent Democrats offered their support for the push. And Newsom allies are accusing Renteria of exploiting and cheapening the movement.
The New Documentary That Shows How Our Obsession With Masculinity Is Destroying Young Men
“We’ve put young boys and men in a straightjacket, forcing them to conform to a construct and disconnect from who they really are,” The Mask You Live In writer-director Jennifer Siebel Newsom told BuzzFeed News.
The Job Nobody Wanted: Kamala Harris And Gavin Newsom Decide On Senate
The exact timing of Barbara Boxer's retirement announcement caught California Democrats off-guard — and launched a fluid, high-stakes weekend. Now Harris and Newsom are considering the job. But there’s no "deal," they haven’t spoken, and state Democrats are still waiting.
Why Would A Gay Teenager Commit Hate Crimes Against Herself?
Ten years ago, a liberal San Francisco suburb was traumatized by a rash of hate crimes against a 17-year-old lesbian. But when it was revealed that the victim herself had staged the attacks, the entire community turned on her and she never spoke about the incidents publicly. Until now.
The California Bullet Train And The Impervious Jerry Brown
More than half of Californians oppose an expensive rail project supported by Gov. Jerry Brown that would take riders between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours. That doesn't seem to bother Brown — and it doesn't seem to be hurting him either.