Guido Barilla dipped his noodle in boiling water this week when he told an Italian radio show that the Barilla pasta company "likes the traditional family," which means we won't see any gays in Barilla's advertising -- and if they don't like it, he said, "they can always go eat someone else's pasta. ... More >>
Yesterday, Governor John Hickenlooper signed civil unions into law; for our coverage, click here. In honor of this historic step, we've assembled photos and information about famous same-sex couples who've legally committed to each other, either through marriage ceremonies in areas where doing so is ... More >>
It's been a long time coming. After a bill to legalize civil unions in Colorado fell short in both 2011 and last year, the measure finally passed the Colorado House today. Next, the legislation heads to the desk of Governor John Hickenlooper, who's promised to sign it. This breakthrough delights B ... More >>
Pat Steadman.Update below: Today, in all likelihood, SB 172, intended to legalize civil unions in Colorado, will be okayed by the state senate, following debate yesterday that warmed the heart of its sponsor, Senator Pat Steadman. Next, however, the bill must be approved by the Republican-con ... More >>
In a post yesterday, GLBT Center's Hope Wisneski discussed the recent rash of gay teen suicides without attacking Focus on the Family, which recently criticized pro-gay anti-bullying programs as anti-Christian. But while Focus hasn't fanned flames since the national media picked up the suicid ... More >>
Candi Cushman.Of late, Focus on the Family has been presenting its kinder, gentler side, via venues like Tim Tebow's Super Bowl ad. But this week, the organization dove back into the culture wars, declaring that anti-bullying programs presented by outfits like the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Ed ... More >>
Bobby Clark has a new mission.For years now, Bobby Clark has been a warrior for the political left via his position as executive director of ProgressNow Colorado, and he's still on the job. Earlier this week, he shared a list of winners and losers of the 2010 legislative session. If you're h ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayStarting with Thursday night, our crew of drunken shutterbugs racked up more than 200 "Over the Weekend" nightlife photos -- everything from a Human Rights Campaign rally to random beauty-school students getting hammered in a burrito shop. See photos of it all at westword.com/ ... More >>
Maurice Schwenkler, aka Ariel Attack.When news first broke yesterday that eleven windows had been smashed at Colorado Democratic Party headquarters in Denver, initial speculation pinned the blame on conservative anger over Democratic heathcare reform efforts. When it emerged that one of the ... 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 >>
The legendary Cyndi Lauper headlines the True Colors Tour.
Catch The L Word season premiere at the Oriental Theater.
Linda McCartney's photos of '60s rockers roll
Coughing up the gold.
International Mr. Leather Bruce Chopnik wants to tell the world: It's a new day for gays and Coors.
February 18 - 24, 1999