FROM Dave Cullen
How Gay Clubs are Sanctuaries for the LGBTQ Community Pulse was a place of refuge for the LGBTQ community in Orlando. All over the country, gay bars and nightclubs serve as sanctuaries for a lot of people, including Dave Cullen, who is an expert on mass shootings. Every time another tragic incident like what happened at Pulse happens, his inbox is flooded with interview requests; but when things finally settle down for him, he’ll go to his place of refuge . As a gay man, that means a gay bar.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.