We're all taught not to speak ill of the dead. But in the case of Fred Phelps, head of Kansas' vile Westboro Baptist Church, who breathed his last yesterday, we're going to make an exception. To mark Phelps' passing, we've combined two offerings -- a 2013 Jenn Wohletz post recapping the top five ti ... More >>
Matthew Shepard's brutal murder fifteen years ago in Laramie, Wyoming, has become a major symbol of the struggle for civil rights for the LGBTQ community around the globe. Now, thanks to the diligent work of Shepard friend and filmmaker Michele Josue, the world gets to see so much more of his story ... More >>
In the fall of 1998, I took my then four-year old sister to the steps of the State Capitol for a memorial gathering for Matthew Shepard, not long after his death in Wyoming. Nothing makes a vicious hate crime seem more horrific and pointless than trying to explain to a child why someone would want t ... More >>
It's no surprise that Westboro Baptist Church is up to its usual well-publicized and well-hated shenanigans, but members of the "God Hates F*gs!" gang have gone and done it now -- they pissed off a group of New York City Satanists (a group you really don't wanna piss off) by threatening to picket th ... More >>
David Lane wants Ayers action fast.When the University of Wyoming rescinded an invitation for controversial professor William Ayers to speak on campus, attorney David Lane sent the school a letter threatening to sue on behalf of student Meg Lanker. If the school didn't respond by his deadlin ... More >>
Joan Soriano is "The Duke of the Bachata."Editor's note: This year's Starz Denver Film Festival, November 12-22, features more than 200 films. To help navigate this cinematic abundance of riches, we asked fest artistic director Brit Withey to highlight some worthy selections off the beaten sc ... More >>
This past weekend the largest gay-rights demonstration in close to a decade descended on Washington, D.C., where lawmakers may finally approve the Matthew Shepard & James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, a measure that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the categories c ... More >>
Does I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch in the House embody its name?
Samantha Spady died in the Sigma Pi house. Pastor Reza Zadeh is planning its resurrection.
Hamell on Trial trades electric guitar for an abrasive brand of acoustic punk.
Hamell on Trial
Bitch, bitch, bitch
Are gays fair game for jokes on Denver radio?
The harsh realities of homelessness for gay teens gets an airing in a Denver documentary.
Janeane Garofalo on music, comedy and the fight against Hollywood typecasting.
From the week of May 3, 2001
Urbania gives New York life a cinematic face you haven't seen before.
Matthew Shepard's murder and its aftermath are examined in The Laramie Project.
The Harris/Klebold tapes and the people's right to know.
Bob Enyart is pro-life, pro-death (penalty) and anti-gay, and now he wants to take over the country.