How Donating to Prop 8 Got This Mormon Nonagenarian Kicked Off Oakland’s Theater Board

Lorenzo Hoopes, the 96-year-old former Mormon temple president, is losing his seat on the board of Oakland, California’s Paramount Theatre, a post he’s held for over three deacdes. Why now? Oh, just a little thing called “supporting Prop 8,” both financially and verbally, which Mayor Ron Dellums doesn’t think is a quality that best represents the Bay Area’s arts community.