On June 25, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Utah's gay-marriage ban, setting a precedent for states in its jurisdiction, including Colorado, where voters had adopted a ban on same-sex marriages in 2006. Hours later, Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall began issuing same-sex marriage lice ... More >>
Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall continues to defy legal threats and issue same-sex marriage licenses -- just as Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Clela Rorex did four decades ago. In his documentary Limited Partnership, the closing night film at this year's Cinema Q film festival, fil ... More >>
Denver blog posts have the music in them. At our Backbeat blog, Mike Seeley lists the ten best songs by awful musicians -- and includes OneRepublic. Colorado Pols rounds up info about counties where clerks will start issuing same-sex marriage licenses -- including Denver -- following yesterday's r ... More >>
Last month, we interviewed DU law professor Kris McDaniel-Miccio about a lawsuit in Adams County challenging Colorado's ban on same-sex marriages. It's a matter with which she has more than a professional interest: She and her wife, Nan McDaniel, are among the plaintiffs in the case. Now, Judge C. ... More >>
The day after an Adams County judge ruled that Colorado's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a court in Boulder County has denied Colorado Attorney General John Suthers's bid to stop such licenses from being issued in that area. Why? We've got details and the complete ruling below. See als ... More >>
Update below: Since the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down its ruling on June 25 invalidating Utah's ban on same-sex marriage, Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall has been issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples -- seventy at last count. But Colorado Attorney General Joh ... More >>
Yesterday, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that same sex couples have a right to marry under the Constitution -- and even though that judgment was stayed owing to the metaphysical certainty of an appeal, Boulder immediately began issuing marriage licenses based on the decision ... More >>
Lola, the frontwoman for Lola Black, has been carrying brass knuckles since she was a teenager. So far, she hasn't had to use them. "Sometimes coming out of a bar, I'll put them in my back pocket, just in case," she says. "You never know..." Since the band's 2008 inception, its logo has been brass ... More >>
"I'm way better up here than I am in person," Gil Jones told his congregation from the stage at the Village Church last spring. Many critics of the controversial preacher -- the subject of this week's cover story, "The Prodigal Pastor" -- would agree with that assessment. Jones, who was instrumental ... More >>
Welcome to Ask Willie D, where legendary rapper Willie D of the Geto Boys answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! Dear Willie D, I am a female working at the same computer-repair company for three years wi ... More >>
In over 35 years of flying, pilot Buck Roetman had never put so much as a scratch on a plane -- until recently. While flying at an air-show preview in Idaho a few weeks ago, Roetman's plane suffered a system failure and crashed, wrecking the aircraft but leaving the pilot with only minor injuries. R ... More >>
In a recent post, Senator Pat Steadman discussed the challenges that stand before his civil unions bill, whose previous version failed to get out of committee after all its GOP members rejected it. One of our readers isn't a big backer, either -- but for what appears to be a very different reason.
This week's cover story, "Feed Me," tells the saga of the city's new overnight parking program -- which some users, such as 27-year-old Tyler Wyckoff, say is confusing. Wyckoff is one of several people who have visited the Denver County Court Parking Magistrate's Office to dispute a ticket. ... More >>
Pat Steadman.Today at 1:30 p.m., the senate judiciary committee and members of the public will begin discussing Senate Bill 172, the Colorado Civil Union Act, co-sponsored by Senator Pat Steadman: Read it below. Back in 2006, Colorado voters rejected a referendum that would have established m ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship
Pesce Fresco, a longtime favorite at 6600 South Quebec in Centennial, has new owners, a new chef, a new menu and, as of February 2, new hours that include lunch. Joel and Merilee Diner, who've run the restaurant for the last ten years, have passed it on to another married couple, Paul Stickler and ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Freaky no-mouth people can't get a marriage license today. Neither can anyone else. Don't even think about getting a marriage license in Denver today. Or having your cat's balls cut off. Or getting a permit to zone something. (Does that even make sense?) Or paying your late fee ... More >>
Always quick with a quip, Pat Schroeder was one of the most quotable members of Congress during her 24-year tenure in the House. Turns out her husband, James Schroeder, also had plenty to say, as he proves in his new memoir, Confessions of a Political Spouse. "When all of a sudden your wife ... More >>
Soulforce in Colorado, a Denver-based nonprofit dedicated to ending oppression against gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender people, has posted a YouTube video of yesterday's protest of the California Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage. (For more about th ... More >>
Photo by Stephanie Berger from laurieanderson.com Before Laurie Anderson came to perform at the Boulder Theatre last month, she chatted at length with Michael Roberts about her new project, Homeland. But as it turns out, she was about to make a change in her own homeland's status, by marrying long- ... More >>
Obviously inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s domestic drama doesn't quite compare.
Mike Jones wasn't the only one to get regular visits from "Art."
A wedding toast.
Wednesday, November 23, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.
An insider's guide to being the perfect wife.
The Butterfly Pavilion
Gary Magness/Sarah Siegel
In Style Weddings
Divorced Men Have Feelings Too
Dinner With Friends
Denver Center Theatre Company
A Nigerian nerd chases his dream in the well-acted, uneven Jump Tomorrow.
As genetic testing pins down paternity issues, the definition of fatherhood gets murkier.
Charlotte Saenz's Mexican cooking classes
Despite falling somewhat short, The Brothers offers hope of life after romantic comedy.
Lionel Richie is back. Make your plans accordingly.
DR. DAVID SCHNARCH HAS A BLACK BELT IN THE MARITAL ARTS.
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