The trial of Allen Andrade, who's accused of killing transgender Greeley teen Angie Zapata last summer, continues today at 8:30 a.m. So far, as noted in live blogs filed during the April 16 and April 17 proceedings, the fourteen jurors have heard opening statements from both sides, as well as te ... More >>
Editor's note: Melanie Asmar is live blogging the Greeley trial of Allen Andrade, the man charged with murdering Angie Zapata, a transgender teen. Look for updates here.
4:50 p.m.: Court is recessed for the day. Judge Kopcow is telling the jury not to discuss the case with their fami ... More >>
Jury selection is underway in the trial of the man accused of killing Angie Zapata, a transgender teenager. Allen Andrade, 32, is accused of beating Zapata to death in her Greeley apartment after finding out that she was biologically male.
According to Weld County court spok ... More >>
If you've ever wanted to party with 2,000 lesbians, this is your night. Babes Around Denver is celebrating the sixth anniversary of its monthly First Friday party. "We started it in 2003. It started out with a hundred people and it's grown to 2,000. It's been great.," says organizer Dede Frain. "A ... More >>
Nothing classes up a film festival like Chevy Chase.
For details on this week's Boulder International Film Festival, go to bouldertheater.com, and check westword.com/slideshow next week for photos from the event.
Our Boulder International Film Festival top five:
1. Be less poor. If you're like ev ... More >>
Typically, the GLAAD Media Awards nominees that receive the most attention come from the worlds of film and television -- and with the spotlight shining on flicks like Milk and Vicky Cristina Barcelona, as well as the TV shows Brothers & Sisters and The L Word, this year is no exception. But the G ... More >>
The December 1 blog "Boulder's Milk Boycott Missing One Thing: Milk" tells of a protest against the Cinemark movie-theater chain, whose head man, Alan Stock, donated $9,999 to the California campaign to outlaw gay marriage. Locals activists inspired by a campaign headquartered on the web at NoMILKfo ... More >>
At a demonstration yesterday in Boulder, more than fifty gay-rights advocates, joined by newly elected Congressman Jared Polis, raised their voices in protest against the Cinemark movie-theater chain, whose owner, Alan Stock, donated $9,999 to a California campaign to outlaw gay marriage. But the ... More >>
As soon as word surfaced that Wayne Allard was interested in the open post of Colorado State University chancellor, the folks at the left-leaning ProgressNow organization hit the apeshit button, arguing that Allard would be as bad a CSU administrator as he's been a U.S. senator. B ... More >>
Key lyric from the Prince song "Controversy": "Am I straight or gay?"
In the latest issue of the New Yorker, writer Claire Hoffman checks up on the Artist-Currently-Known-As-Prince in his new Los Angeles mansion and finds that the flamboyantly androgynous musician (who was one pelted with garba ... More >>
California's Proposition 8 outlaws scenes like this.
I don't know about you, but I had a distinct bittersweet taste in my mouth on November 5. Sweet for obvious reasons; the bitter came from the passing of Proposition 8 in California. I thought it was a damn shame that just as our nation seems t ... More >>