It's not like Geeks Who Drink, the Denver-based, bar-style trivia juggernaut that got its start here in 2005, needs much celebrity power: Over the past eight years, it's stretched to more than twenty states, and thousands of people turn out to test their nerdy knowledge each week at hundreds of wate ... More >>
Of all the cultural battlefields that could have been chosen for gay- rights whack-a-mole, it had to be Chick-Fil-A: a fast-food chain with marginally good chicken sandwiches, badass waffle fries, and a company president with an avowed aversion to same-sex couples getting legally hitched. The fowl p ... More >>
Like gay marriage, marijuana use and tattoos, public perception of female sex toys is not what it used to be. While male sex toys still weigh heavy on the shame scale, a female pleasure device is mostly seen as a cute novelty. Encountering one while snooping is comparable to finding a rutabaga in th ... More >>
What are two things that people really want right now? You guessed it: new flavors of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, and more Republican primary coverage. Last week Ben & Jerry's announced that it is debuting Greek frozen yogurt, bringing back "Chocolate Therapy" (chocolate ice cream, choco-cookies and ch ... More >>
You can bet that the 26,000-plus Coloradans who voted for Rick Santorum at yesterday's Republican caucuses, pushing the conservatives' conservative to a surprise victory, are not faithful readers of Savage Love. Because Dan Savage, the author of that sex-advice column, not only took issue with Santo ... More >>
Yesterday, Denver made number fifteen on The Advocate's list of the Gayest Cities in America. But we need only to tell you (spoiler alert!) that Salt Lake City is ranked number one in order to convince you that our own status means nothing. Before you roll down the windows in your Prius, blast Lady ... More >>
High-five for gayness!This week we told you about Andy Szekeres, a partner in the political consulting and fundraising firm 3PG, who is indirectly urging the Denver Broncos football organization to make an "It Gets Better" video, much like everyone from the President Obama to Ke$ha to the New ... More >>
Dunkin' Donuts is being sued again. Danielle Jordan, 47, a diabetic, alleges that the cup of coffee she ordered from her local DDs was laced with sugar instead of the artificial sweetener she'd asked for, and is seeking "unspecified damages" (code for a shload of coinage) after allegedly exp ... More >>
Dan Savage.The mainstream love for Dan Savage, our longtime sex columnist, continues apace. Patricia Calhoun recently noted Savage's appearance in Time magazine -- and last night, he got the Nightline treatment.
Even better: While the segment highlighted his brilliant It Gets Better campaign ... More >>
James Mejia.The mayoral race is finally heating up, not because of TV ads, but because robocalls are burning up the phone lines -- of those Denver residents who still have land lines, at least. I heard a recent message from James Mejia too late for "Denver-made" breakfast at his headquarters, ... More >>
Dan Savage.In the years that Westword has published Savage Love, author Dan Savage's savagely funny, very smart weekly sex column, I've been fascinated by the seemingly buttoned-up Denverites who always turn to his page first to see what he might be saying about butt plugs, for example, or wh ... More >>
Ever since 3D was initially introduced to cinemas, people have complained about having to wear special glasses in order to enjoy the experience. Well, some people have complained, others just walk out of the theater vomiting all over their shoes. The glasses problem has been an issue for a lo ... More >>
Dan Savage (right) and his partner, Terry, in their video.Last month, syndicated columnist Dan Savage -- whose advice column, Savage Love, is published in Westword -- started the It Gets Better Project in response to recent gay teen suicides.
Savage called upon LGBT adults to make YouTube v ... More >>