The AIDS Adagio: Wes Kennedy and Albert Winn exhibit opening tonight connects the work of two photographers and each man's personal experience with AIDS: Wes Kennedy passed away in 1993, but Albert Winn continues to shoot. This is just the second show in the gallery at the brand-new Fulginiti Pavili ... More >>
At this writing, the second-most-viewed item on the Boulder Daily Camera website is a letter to the editor -- but not just any letter. The missive, published under the heading "Gays are a Threat to Public Health," has had an explosive impact on readers, coming at the outset of a special session insp ... More >>
Mondo Guerra won it all last night, when he was named the winner of Project Runway All Stars. But this Denver designer has always shown that he was a cut above -- generous to other designers and supportive of causes close to his heart, including Colorado AIDS Project, the beneficiary of last night's ... More >>
Is there really a good way to tell someone you may have given them an STD? Maybe not, but there are certainly some ways that are less embarrassing and/or horrifying than others. Sending an e-card isn't one of them, according to a recent study conducted at the Denver Metro Health Clinic.
Matt, who is HIV positive. The Positive Project -- tagline: "HIV stories for the greater good" -- is a Denver-based nonprofit that's home to the world's largest collection of videos of people infected with and affected by HIV. Reliant on grants and donations for funding, The Positive Project ... More >>
Mondo Guerra's "Live and Love" tree tee. At the Denver Public Library's November Frock Out designer showcase, guest judge (and beloved local Project Runway runnerup) Mondo Guerra let a few cats out of the bag: He's staying in Denver because "it's our time;" after coming out as HIV-positive on ... More >>
Damien LaGoy.Yesterday, the board of health considered lowering medical marijuana license fees for indigent patients -- and wound up eliminating them for those who qualify.
Problem is, the criteria used to determine indigency leaves out many people in need -- including AIDS-patient Damien La ... More >>
Lisa Raville (right), of Denver's Harm Reduction Action Center, and Andrew McClure advocate for clean needles on World AIDS Day 2009. A lot has happened in the eleven months since Westword last wrote about Colorado's lack of a legal syringe exchange program -- and how a group called Undergro ... More >>
Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant will donate a portion of its proceeds to BCAP.Eat out for a good cause today, when both Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant, 2010 16th Street in Boulder, and Aji Latin American Restaurant, 1601 Pearl Street in Boulder, will donate 15 percent of the day's sales to the Boulder ... More >>
Darren Garcia reportedly had a three-letter secret he didn't share with his customers.It's my understanding, reached via careful research conducted in the name of journalism, that some prostitutes have specialties beyond the old in-n-out. But if the Denver District Attorney's Office is correc ... More >>
Dave Schultheis, shmuck emeritus.Say it ain't so, Dave!
Colorado Springs Republican state senator Dave Schultheis, whose untenable positions and fabulously xenophobic quotes made him one of Westword's favorite Shmucks of the Week, has announced that he won't seek reelection in 2010.
A champ ... More >>
It's not often that a Denverite who most locals wouldn't recognize is the subject of a feature obituary in the New York Times. But that was the case for Rodger McFarlane, 54, who died last Friday in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.
McFarlane, who committed suicide (he suffered ... More >>
Colorado Springs Republican senator Dave Schultheis continued a style of politics this week that values Biblical interpretations and right-wing philosophy over human life, human suffering and common sense. His latest sentiments involved a bill that would require pregnant women to be tested for HIV ... More >>