John Duran

former Mayor of West Hollywood

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Candidate for LA County Supervisors; former Mayor of the City of West Hollywood; former member of the West Hollywood City Council and civil rights attorney, who has been active since the late 1970's in many gay and lesbian rights organizations in Los Angeles; legal counsel to LA County’s first Medical Marijuana facility, the Los Angeles Cannabis Resource Center (1996-2001)

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Ed Buck is a prominent Democratic political donor. Now two men have died in his apartment.

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A panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals released a  two-to-one decision  today: Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional.

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