Summary McIntire, a former deputy communications director for one of California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom's campaigns, laughed a little in describing the mailer, which was sent to her mother's home in Menlo Park, but said she is "dying to know" how the phrasing got in the mail. "What kind of got my adrenaline pumping is that I'm a feminist writer on the Internet, so getting a piece of mail that my mom is opening that says I'm a 'slut' made me think, 'Oh god, which troll of mine is doing this?' " McIntire said. "But I don't think that's what happened here. ... My working theory is that this is some data entry person (messing) around. I don't think it's aimed at me."
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Summary Gavin Newsom pledged his support for marijuana legalization. If California legalizes marijuana use for adults in 2016, one of the biggest champions of the cause will be Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. Speaking at an event in Marin County on Tuesday, the former San Francisco mayor pledged to campaign on behalf of a future ballot initiative to legalize the drug, "if it is the right initiative," according to the Marin Independent Journal.
Summary When then-San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom directed the city clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in February 2004, many longtime partners found themselves racing to City Hall. As states continue to open marriage to gay couples several books seek to both answer questions about planning same-sex ceremonies and document the first wave of legal same-sex marriages in the U.S. Just in time for autumn wedding season, these books are designed to answer your same-sex-wedding questions, whether you're brides, grooms or guests. For Thea Dodds and Kathryn Hamm , co-authors of the same-sex wedding photo compilation "The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide to Lesbian & Gay Wedding Photography" (Amphoto Books), part of telling the stories of the couples in the book is sharing how the new wave of gay weddings is changing overall nuptial culture.