Posts Tagged: toni
Death certificates are the latest battleground for gay rights advocates trying to ensure that the gender a person identifies with in life carries over into death. A bill introduced recently aimed at ensuring the death certificates of transgender persons reflect their chosen gender is the latest legislative effort to vouchsafe the rights of this small category of Californians.
For Toni Atkins, a coal miner’s daughter and the first in her family to graduate from college, the road from Virginia coal country to San Diego to Speaker of the state Assembly has been long and winding. She’ll be leading the lower house despite concerns – at least in the north state – that an old tradition over equitable leadership distribution between Northern and Southern California. (Photo: League of California Cities)
The Way, Way Back Co-Written and Co-Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash In an unfortunate twist of fate, and after weeks of cardboard cutouts and posters in local multiplexes, “The Way, Way Back” is finally opening in Sacramento on such a crowded weekend for new releases that it seems to have fallen from most