Larry Brinkin, the veteran gay-rights activist who brought the nation’s first domestic partnership lawsuit in 1982 and now faces child pornography charges, surrendered to police Thursday, authorities said.
Brinkin, 66, was first arrested June 22 on suspicion of possessing and distributing pictures of toddlers engaged in sex acts with men. At the time, however, the District Attorney’s Office said it needed to further investigate the claims before charges could be delivered. Read More
Imagine that you get a congratulatory note in the mail because you won a multimillion-dollar settlement in a class-action lawsuit.Only problem is, you didn’t even know you were involved in the case, so what does your victory mean for you? You get nothing, but the lawyers who brought the lawsuit will be paid handsomely, and some obscure charities also get big financial windfalls. Read More